- Introductory Course
- 30-45 Study Minutes
- Online Study
- Self-Printed Certificate
- 1 CPD Hour
- CPD Certified
This course is designed for anyone thinking about becoming a Barista as a part or full-time career or just if you want to impress your friends and family with your latte art skills.
Learn the basics of how to be a Barista with our new and exciting Barista Training Course. This barista training course is intended for anyone thinking about becoming a Barista as a part-time or full-time career choice and may be going on to do face-to-face training. For learners applying to be a Barista in a small, medium or large coffee shop, completing this course this would look great on your CV, and could give you an edge when it comes to the interview.
This Barista training is also great if you simply love coffee, you will learn skills on how to be come a barista, how to make your favourite drinks at home and impress your friends and family.
Who should take this barista course?
This online barista course is a great way for those working in coffee shops, restaurants, cafes, coffee stops to get a deeper insight into the origins of coffee and the complex processes involved in coffee production. Learners will gain knowledge on how to make a perfect coffee and can implement this learning to the job or practice at home.
This course is also suitable for anyone with a passion for coffee or the coffee industry and wants to learn more about the industry and what goes into making really great coffee.
You can further expand your food hygiene and food allergy knowledge with our Level 3 Food Hygiene, Food Allergy and Barista Training Package.
Why should you take this coffee barista training course?
You may know nothing about coffee but want to know more about where it comes from and how to make a good cup. You will learn where the coffee comes from, how it is roasted and more about grinding, how to gauge the correct dose and some of the techniques needed to make the perfect cup such as:
- Pouring milk
- Steaming milk
- A little bit about the equipment you might need
- Latte art
The course is completely online and comes in four, easy to follow sections:
|Module||What it includes|
|An Introduction to Coffee and Coffee Equipment||An overview of how coffee is made, where it comes from, how coffee beans are grown, the roasting process and tips on how to make the best cup of coffee. This section also includes information on the equipment required to make coffee.|
|Coffee Processes||The fundamentals of brewing espresso coffee and using the espresso coffee machine and grinder. Here was also cover what extraction is and its different types, what tamping is, what a puck is and why people change the girnd size for coffee.|
|Milk and Pouring Process||The fundamentals of stretching and texturing milk, how to use a steam wand, why you should use a thermometer, the process of tapping and spinning the jug and how to avoid spoiling the milk. The pouring processes including pouring heights and the technique involved as well as how to create latte art.|
|Barista Menu||A description of many different types of coffee with challenges to test your knowledge.|
Each section finishes with a short quiz at the end with five questions. At the end of the course, you will complete a simple assessment with twenty questions and receive an online certificate of completion.
If you wish to do further follow-up training after you have finished learning how to become a barista, you can contact our partners, Limini Coffee who run a barista school offering face to face courses in:
- Barista training program
- Latte Art
- How to set up a Coffee shop
This course is accredited by CPD and the certificate, awarded upon successful completion, can be used to log your hours against.
Learners will be able to download a digital barista certificate on completion.
This course will take approximately 30-45 minutes to complete. You can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress automatically throughout.
This course is suitable for people who work in coffee shops, restaurants, cafes, coffee stops and those who simply love coffee and would like to learn more about the industry.
There are no entry requirements for this course.
You will learn
- Introduction to coffee and equipment
- Milk processes
- Coffee processes
- Pouring processes
- Each section finishes with a short quiz at the end with five questions.
- At the end of the course, you will complete a simple assessment with twenty questions and receive an online certificate of completion
Who is it for?
- Those working in coffee shops, restaurants, cafes adn coffee stops
- Anyone with a passion for coffee or the coffee industry and wants to learn more about the industry and what goes into making really great coffee
- Anyone looking for a career as a barista
- Anyone who is looking to improve their latte art skills