Barista Course

Immerse yourself in hands-on training led by our industry experts, honing your skills on our state-of-the-art equipment! Whether you’re a coffee enthusiast aspiring to become a professional barista or looking to enhance your cafe’s offerings, our Barista Course is tailored to meet your needs.

Upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded a statement of attainment recognising you successful completion of two units of competency, SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee & SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety.

We help train many students, businesess and local cafes within areas including:

  • Alstonville
  • Ballina
  • Lismore
  • Byron Bay
  • Yamba and other local communities

What you’ll learn

This training aims to teach you the basics of how to operate and troubleshoot using a commercial coffee machine and grinder. You’ll also learn how to:

  • Advise customers on coffee beverages
  • Select the right beans
  • Clean and maintain equipment

In addition, you will also be taught the basic hygiene and food handling requirements which are essential in any hospitality environment. This training results in a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.

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Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for funding under the ACE Program you must be:

  • an Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen, permanent resident or humanitarian visa holder, and
  • aged 15 years or older
  • not at school*, and
  • living or working in NSW
  • have a USI or be willing to obtain

* special conditions apply to ACE program for young people still at school. Please contact the College for further information.

ACE Program

The ACE Program is designed to target Disadvantaged Students across NSW, and students in Regional and Remote Communities in NSW that experience significant barriers to training and employment. Where there are barriers to accessing Smart and Skilled Entitlement training, ACE funding can be used to provide intensive support to assist eligible students to overcome these barriers. The ACE Program is a pathway program to help students access further training under Smart and Skilled, get a job or advance their careers.

* Subject to funding availability.


Barista course details

Duration: 1 day

Location: Alstonville

Course cost: $220.00

Training mode: Face-to-face & online component

ACE Program Fee: Subsidised training – find out if you are eligible for FEE FREE Training 

*This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, subject to funding availability.

Upon successful completion, you will obtain competency in units:

  • SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
  • SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety – Online pre-requisite to be completed prior to course date.

During your Barista Training, you must complete both theory and work experience components for assessment.

Barista Training at the Summerland Farm in Alstonville

Enrol 2024 Courses

Find a flexible 2024 course date below and when you’re ready, you can enrol online.

Upcoming Courses

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost
Accredited Barista 20 March 2024 09:00 am - 04:30 pm ALSTONVILLE CAMPUS 11 $220.00
Accredited Barista 17 April 2024 09:00 am - 04:30 pm ALSTONVILLE CAMPUS 12 $220.00
Accredited Barista 22 May 2024 09:00 am - 04:30 pm ALSTONVILLE CAMPUS 12 $220.00
Accredited Barista 19 June 2024 09:00 am - 04:30 pm ALSTONVILLE CAMPUS 12 $220.00

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