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Barista and
Coffee Appreciation


This fun and interactive program is:

  • Industry Approved
  • Delivered by Industry Professionals
  • Accredited for Baristas & Hospitality Professionals
  • Perfect for Coffee Enthusiasts
  • Groups & Individuals Welcome

Our Barista & Coffee Appreciation short course is professional, nationally recognised and designed to equip hospitality professionals and enthusiasts with the skills to extract and serve espresso coffee using an espresso machine, including storage of coffee, cleaning, and care / preventative maintenance of machinery.

Professionals employed or seeking to be employed by the hospitality industry may also choose to undertake a further 2 hours of training where they will learn to plan and monitor espresso coffee service, including ordering coffee, equipment and commodities; appropriate storage; and supervising coffee service.

For other important information, please read our Pre-admission Student Handbook. You can access it here.
Alternatively, you may request to have the handbook emailed to you by contacting

Graduates will receive a Statement of Attainment in Certificate IV in Hospitality (SIT40307), for Prepare and serve espresso coffee (Unit Code: SITHFAB012A).

Professional Hospitality Staff may elect to complete the Plan and Monitor Espresso Coffee Service (Unit
Code: SITHFAB016A) unit which is an additional 2 hours and $60.00.

Intakes every month (except December)

Important: To be considered for an intake, completed applications should be received no later than 30 days prior to the scheduled course commencement date. Applications that are incomplete or incorrect may not be considered. Course offers for applications received by the due date are not guaranteed and intake capacity may vary. EQUALS reserves the right to accept or decline applications at its total discretion.

  • Tuition Fee (AUD): $150 for certificate of attendance. Additional $140 for fully accredited training.

  • Amenities Fee (AUD): –

  • Duration: 8 hours

  • Study Mode: On Campus or Blended Learning (combination)

  • Qual Code:

  • RPL:

  • VET Student Loans

  • Resources Required:

  • Qual Status: TBC
Not offered to international students
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