Introduction to Barista

Introduction to Barista

Group size: 1 - 6

Duration: 03 hour 00 minutes

Course Description

This course will introduce you to the world of a barista. The aim is to take a total novice and give you the skills required to deliver an espresso-based drinks menu and operate a traditional espresso machine successfully.

  • We will introduce you to coffee and where it comes from
  • You will learn the steps required to make an espresso consistently and how to recognise a good and bad espresso extraction.
  • You will practice foaming milk correctly and see the differences between different kinds of milk that can be served.
  • You will then learn how to combine these elements and build the core drinks commonly found on a coffee menu.
  • We will then cover cleaning and everyday maintenance of a traditional machine with a final Q&A.

Group Training

1-6 people

£ 90

Price per person

Exclusive Training

1-6 people

£ 180

+£45 Additional Person

See selected dates below for availability

1 Available

1 Fully Booked

Pricing Explained

Mixed Group:

Our mixed group sessions allow groups of students to cover the general standards applicable to the area of interest. Booking less than the maximum capacity on this course does not guarantee exclusivity on this session as other customers may also book on the same course if places are available.

Exclusive Sessions:

Our exclusive sessions allow for a more personalised 1 on 1 experience. There will be 1 student and 1 trainer and for an additional supplementary cost there is an option to add up to 5 more students to your exclusive session. The course will be adapted to appropriately address your own specific coffee needs.

Wholesale Customer Discounts

As a Cafeology wholesale customer you will be entitled to discounted rates on our in-house training courses. Please contact your account manager for more details and your discount code.

Directions to the Roastery & Access Information

All courses take place at our SCA Premier Training Campus – Roastology.

Unit 4 Vantage Park
Sheffield Road
S9 1 DA

We are easily accessible by foot (10 minutes from Meadowhall Train/ Tram & Bus Station) or by car (Car Parking Available). If travelling by car, exit the M1 motorway at J34 and we are 2 minutes away from this junction.

There is a Premier Inn within 0.6 miles if accommodation is required.

Notes on disabled access: Our training room is on the 1st floor and requires access via steps and there is no stair lift available at this time. The espresso machines are on counters approximately 1 metre in height. We have one disabled toilet at ground level. If you have any further questions about access, please feel free to ask.

Terms & Conditions

Cafeology reserves the right to cancel training at anytime. In the event of Cafeology cancelling a course or module, the course fee will be refunded in full.

Travel and accommodation costs are the responsibility of the student or the students organisation.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • Cancellation must be received in writing prior to the event.
  • 30 days or more = Full refund minus a £35+vat administration fee
  • Between 15 and 29 days = 50% refund
  • Between 1 and 14 days = No refund will be given
  • Failure to attend = No refund will be given

What will happen next

Once confirmed you will receive an email acknowledging your booking. We will then be in touch closer to the time with details of who will be running the training and if you have any questions before your arrival.

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