Barista Skills

Discover the essentials of coffee-making and cafe know-how in this two-day course. Learn practical skills to help you to get a job in hospitality during your stay in Australia

Passionate about coffee? Our two day Barista course (12 hours in total) provides the essentials for coffee-making and cafe know-how to help you get a job in hospitality during your stay in Australia.

  • Use correct café terminology
  • Understand café culture in Australia
  • Make a variety of different types of coffees
  • Operate, clean and maintain coffee machines
  • Foam and texture milk
  • Create coffee art

Get confident for your trial or interview!

Download the Barista Training Flyer to find out dates for your College!


Australian Pacific College students undertaking a Barista Skills Hospitality Course.

Entry Requirements

English level required (overseas students only): Intermediate level of English

Hygiene and workplace health and safety (WHS):  Students must wear closed-in shoes and must have long hair fully tied back for hygiene and WHS reasons. Students may be refused participation without refund if they do not adhere to hygiene and WHS requirements.

To participate in APC courses students need to have certain technical equipment, software and design equipment. Please check this Technology and Equipment Standard for Students.

Student undertaking the Barista Skills course at Australian Pacific College, Melbourne

Sample Timetable

09.30 - 15:30Class 1Class 2

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