Barista Basics


Ph: 1300 366 218

Welcome to Australia’s leading coffee academy. If you are a student, a barista or simply a coffee fanatic and if it’s nationally accredited courses you are looking for, you have come to the right place.

We’ve owned a coffee roasting facility, five espresso bars, consulted for some of the largest coffee companies in Australia, developed the first coffee art course in the world, and written Australia’s first textbook on making coffee from a commercial espresso machine.

We are uniquely all of these things:

  • Independent
  • Industry insiders - we are past and present cafe owners with all trainers drawn from the industry
  • Recognised by the government to deliver SITHFAB204 Prepare and serve espresso coffee and SITXFSA101 Use hygienic practices for food safety.

Simply put, Barista Basics Coffee Academy is the only dedicated coffee training facility in Australia that is an RTO (Registered Training Organisation) and run by people who have a background in roasting, wholesaling and retailing coffee.

Barista College Barista Certificate


Barista Basics Mk1 - 3hrs $120.00

It is a 3-hour barista experience that actually teaches you how to identify all the key variables that go into making espresso-based coffee then moves on to instruct you on putting all of those variables together at speed to make excellent finished coffees.

Master Basics Mk1 & MK2 - 5hrs $199.00

It also results in a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment listing the unit SITHFAB204 Prepare and serve espresso coffee. It is a 5-hour barista experience that starts from the basics and culminates in two hours of non-stop coffee-making focusing on milk texturing and coffee art. We were the first people in the world to conduct coffee art courses so you will learn all the cutting-edge tricks using etching and freepouring techniques.


Australia Barista School

Ph: 1300 838 962

The Australian Barista School is based in Sydney and Brisbane and was established with a mission to provide affordable coffee training and coffee classes by people passionate about coffee.

Australian Barista School

Barista Training - 3hrs $75.00

We teach you how to use a coffee machine from scratch. With no prior experience, you will leave knowing how to:

  • Froth milk
  • Make espresso
  • Make all of the coffees that you would find in a café
  • Clean and maintain the coffee machine

Barista Training - 5hrs $129.00

Our 5 hour barista course is nationally accredited (RTO ID: 91399) and covers SITHFAB204 Prepare and serve espresso coffee and SITXFSA101 Use hygienic practices for food safety.

Nationally Recognized Training

ABS Certificate

 

We teach you how to use a coffee machine from scratch. With no prior experience, you will leave knowing how to:

  • Froth milk
  • Make espresso
  • Make all of the coffees that you would find in a café
  • Clean and maintain the coffee machine

Add our 2 hour coffee art class and you will not only get a nationally accredited certificate but you will also learn:

  • How to froth milk more effectively
  • Etching techniques
  • Fudge art techniques
  • Free Pouring techniques

Student Testimonials

  • “ A very enjoyable and comprehensive course. I could see - and taste - the results of what I learned the next morning when I made my first coffee of the day. ”

    - Vera Herman

  • “ It was an awesome experience, I am glad we were able to spend as much time on the machines as we did and everything was demonstrated efficiently. ”

    - Molly O'Neill

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