Basic Barista Course

Course Description

Get exposed to and be trained on proper technique for espresso extraction, milk frothing and different pouring methods for different milk-based coffee. We emphasise on the key to consistency – understand the fundamentals, then practise, practise and practise. All beginners are welcome!

Course Outline (8 hours)

  • Introduction to coffee and brief history of coffee
  • Introduction to different species and types of coffee
  • Introduction to differences between gourmet and local coffee
  • Knowing parts of an espresso machine and automatic coffee bean grinder
  • Key fundamental knowledge in proper coffee extraction and factors causing improper coffee extraction (i.e. under-extraction and over-extraction)
  • Experiential learning on optimal milk temperature range
  • Proper espresso extraction and milk frothing technique
  • Pouring technique of different milk-based beverages e.g. Café Latte and Cappuccino

Course Fee and Funding

Course Fee – S$850.00

  • Course fee includes all training materials and ingredients
  • A Basic Barista certificate will be issued if all minimum assessment requirements are met

Training Grant (Company-Sponsored Training)

Eligible companies can apply for e2i Professional Development Grant (training grant) for staff upskilling (terms and conditions apply. Enquire with us to find out more information!

Basic Barista Course