22 May 2018

Location: Melton,

Professional Barista Training & Level 1 Food Handlers Package

Good hygiene practices along with the knowledge and skills to prepare and serve espresso coffee are essential skills for a career in the hospitality industry.

The course will cover the following required topics;

  • food handling practices to prepare and store food correctly
  • hygiene practices to keep the food premises and equipment clean and well maintained in a professional and hygienic manner (e.g. professional espresso machine)
  • the skills and knowledge required to extract and serve espresso coffee, including how to operate a coffee machine and make beverages including cappuccino, latte, flat white and hot chocolate.

This course results in a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment listing the units SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee and SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety.

*SITXFSA001 – Use hygienic practices for food safety is required by Australian law for all staff handling food to have completed this accredited unit and is a pre-requisite for SITHFAB005 – Prepare and serve espresso coffee.

22 May – 3 July 2018

(3 July is during school holidays)

9:30am – 3:00pm
with a lunch break

Course Fees

Tuition Fee$165.00
Tuition Fee *Concession$145.00

*Fees are payable prior to commencement of term.

*Concession: ACFE eligible applicants with current Health Care Card, Pension Concession Card or Veteran’s Gold Card. (This is a Ministerial Fees and Charges directive)


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements although it is expected that students will have basic literacy and numeracy skills, moderate computer, internet and e-mail skills.

Delivery method

  • Face to face classroom delivery

Resources included

All course materials are provided.