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Barista Basics

For Wholesale Customers & General Public

Next Available: Thu, 20 Jan 1:00PM (AEDT)
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3 hours 30 minutes
Over 250 people have attended this class


This 3.5 hour course will teach you how to make delicious cafe quality coffees.

Our highly qualified trainers have decades of experience in coffee education and cafe operations, and this course contains practical information combined with hands on activities.

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What you will learn

  • How to make delicious espressos by following an espresso recipe, including dose and grinder adjustment
  • How to prepare silky smooth milk for cappuccinos, lattes, flat whites, mochas, and macchiatos
  • How to manage a workstation, including opening and closing procedures

What you will get

  • Training from the most qualified trainers in Australia
  • The skills you need to work in a cafe
  • Digital certificate of completion

What to bring

  • Please bring a pen or pencil

What to wear

Casual clothes, and closed shoes.

Appropriate for

This course is suited to people with little or no experience.

Genovese Coffee

57 Reviews

Genovese Coffee has been in coffee for 3 generations, and we have over 60 years of experience.

We offer a range of courses to suit new or experienced baristas, as well as those who want to improve their home espresso.  All of our courses have practical, detailed theory, as well as activities so you can apply your skills.

Our courses are led by award winning, highly experienced, and internationally certified professionals who make it easy for you to understand coffee in our certified SCA Premier Training Campus, with state of the art espresso, brewing, and roasting equipment, located close to Melbourne’s CBD.

For those wanting to take their coffee career to the next level, we also offer the world’s only internationally recognised coffee education program – The Specialty Coffee Association Coffee Skills Program, including Roasting; Sensory Skills; Green Coffee; Barista Skills; and Brewing.

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4.9 (45 reviews)
18 January 2022Barista Basics
Simon is the best thank you for today highly recommended 👍👍
18 December 2021Barista Basics
Very informative training session Very particular in the delivery and well presented Lovely coffee and an enjoyable morning Thank you
17 December 2021Barista Basics
Terrific course to show the basics of coffee making. From being completely overwhelmed at the start… by the end I was very confident in coffee making. With practice I know will competent in making coffee. The instructor was very informative and supportive.
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Refund Policy

Barista Basics Course - Cancellation & Rescheduling:

Barista Basics courses may be cancelled or rescheduled as per the following:

Refunds (less a $20 fee to cover bank & booking site fees) are available with a minimum of 7 days notice.

Minimum 48 hours notice - No rescheduling fee.  ($50 cancellation fee if less than 48 hours notice.)

Less than 48 hours notice - $50 rescheduling fee.  (No cancellations available with less than 48 hours notice.)

SCA Coffee Skills Program Courses - Cancellation & Rescheduling:

SCA CSP Courses courses may be cancelled or rescheduled as per the following:

Cancellation fees:

Course fees will be refunded (less a $20 fee to cover bank & booking site fees) if training is cancelled at least 14 days prior to course commencement.

A $150 cancellation fee is deducted from refunds for cancellations received less than 14 days prior to course commencement.

No cancellation is available with less than 2 business days’ notice, however you may reschedule with applicable rescheduling fees.

No rescheduling fee is applicable if rescheduling is requested at least 14 days prior to course commencement.

A $150 rescheduling fee is applicable if rescheduling is requested less than 14 days prior to course commencement

Thank you for your understanding.

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Terms & Conditions

It is a condition of registration that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and that you agree to follow the COVID-19 hygiene & social distancing guidelines required to protect you, other customers, and our staff.

We appreciate your choice of Genovese Coffee for your coffee education, and our course pricing reflects the following:

  • The quality of the training provided.
  • Pre-class preparation.
  • The quality of the equipment & the cost of materials used.
  • Small class sizes.
  • The ongoing development of our trainers.

Once your booking is confirmed and your payment is cleared, we begin the process of preparing your class.  Although we understand events or illness may require that you reschedule or cancel your booking, our refund and rescheduling policy reflects the costs incurred in the preparation of the scheduled class.

Please note:  Booking site fees are non-refundable.


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