Barista Basics Coffee Academy

Phone: 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 SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee and SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety.

We are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO No. 91399).


Barista Basics MkI - 3hrs

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 Barista MkI & MkII - 5hrs

It also results in a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment listing the units SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee and SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety. 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.

Australia Barista School

Phone: 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.


Barista Course National (Unaccredited)

Duration: 3hrs

Our 3-hour barista experience teaches you how to use a coffee machine from scratch.

Nationally Recognised Barista Course

Duration: 3hrs

If you are serious about getting a job as a barista then you must do a Nationally Recognised barista course.

Questions and bookings for barista courses please call 1300 366 218.

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