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Barista/Café English

CRICOS CODE: 064559J

Love coffee? Want to find a job as a barista?

Get certified by learning the English and café skills you need to complete a TAFE Barista Course. Impact’s Barista class will teach you how to make coffee and provide you with work experience at Impact's Café Impresso and work placement at a TAFE's Coffee Academy. 

Entry Requirement

Intermediate+

Study Period

5 Weeks (closed class)

Class Times

1:20PM ‐ 5:45PM

Level Completion

5 weeks

Availability

Melbourne Campus Only. Limited spaces per class. Please contact us to check.

Intake Dates

2020 intake dates click here.

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Sample Timetable

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
WEEK 1
1:20PM - 5:45PM
Introduction to coffee
The espresso machine
Coffee roasting
Workplace hygiene
Preparing the work area  Safety & hygiene assessment Coffee shop visit
Meet the barista
WEEK 2
1:20PM - 5:45PM
Utensils
Menus
Extracting the perfect espresso The grinder
Dosing & tamping
Taking food orders and requests
AM: ABC of Espresso
Milk texturing
The espresso menu
WEEK 3
1:20PM - 5:45PM
Making the perfect espresso
AM: Adv. Barista 1
Cleaning & maintenance Visiting a coffee roasting factory
AM: Adv. Barista 2
Cooking vocabulary 
Quantifiers/ amounts
Recommending
Describing food
WEEK 4
1:20PM - 5:45PM
Coffee buying & tasting The espresso menu Coffee shop assignment Describing food
AM: Prac. Session
Coffee art
WEEK 5
1:20PM - 5:45PM
Finding jobs Coffee skills review
AM: Work exp.
Application forms CV writing Interviews
Role plays
Fair pay & tax
Coffee skills review
Course quiz
Graduation

*Conducted by the TAFE's Coffee Academy. *Work experience arranged by the Coffee Academy.
*Students can apply for work experience at Impact’s Café Impresso. *Timetable subject to change.