9 February 2018

Location: Melton,

Professional Barista Training & Level 1 Food Handlers Package

Course Code: SITHFAB005 AND SITXFSA001

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.

Australian law requires all staff handling food to have completed the accredited unit SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety. This unit is a pre-requisite for SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee.

9 February – 23 March 2018

9:30am – 3:00pm

with a lunch break

How will you benefit?

With a Professional Barista Training course you will be able to:

Extract espresso coffee using a commercial espresso machineServe espresso coffee using a commercial espresso machine
Store coffee correctlyClean a commercial coffee machine
Provide care and preventative maintenance for relevant machineryEnter the hospitality industry
Make amazing coffee at home – great tasting coffee for family and friendsWork as a professional Barista



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
  • Mixed mode delivery

Resources included

All course materials are provided.