Barista Courses

Upcoming Courses in 2023

  • Cost: $40
  • Address: Ladhope Chambers / Suite 4 – Floor G131 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill Queensland 4000
  • Running times: 8am to 2pm
  • Course Dates:
    • Thursday, 27th July – Event finished.
    • Friday, 4th August – Event finished.
    • Friday, 25th August – Register here
    • Friday, 8 Sept 2023 – Register here
  • Participants: Limited to 9 students per course date
  • (Terms and Conditions: You must be a current Griffith University Undergraduate or Postgraduate student at a Brisbane or Online Campus are eligible).


Course information

The Barista Course will teach you the skills to be a barista and find out what it takes to make a really good flat white or cappuccino. This 5 hour barista course starts from the basic and culminates in two hours of non stop coffee making focusing on milk texturing and coffee art.

We teach you how to use a coffee machine from scratch, with no prior experience needed and you will leave knowing how to:

  • Froth milk
  • Make espresso
  • Make all of the coffees that you would find in a cafe
  • Clean and maintain the coffee machines

Not an artist? That’s ok after the 2 hour non stop coffee art session you will leave knowing how to:

  • How to froth milk more effectively
  • Etching techniques
  • Fudge art techniques
  • Free pouring techniques

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