Professional Barista Course

Course Description

Challenge yourself to become a Professional Barista who can produce cup after cup of good coffee, with consistency in your fundamental technique (Basic Level) and skills in coffee grinder calibration (Advanced Level). All beginners are welcome!

Course Outline (24 hours)

Basic Gourmet Barista (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

Advanced Gourmet Barista (16 hours):

  • Advanced tamping technique
  • Advanced milk frothing technique
  • Understanding different coffee extractions (e.g. Espresso, Ristretto, etc.)
  • Knowing parts of a manual coffee bean grinder
  • Key principles and components in coffee bean grinder calibration
  • Proper coffee bean grinder calibration technique on manual and automatic coffee bean grinders

Course Fee and Funding

Course Fee – S$2,000.00

  • Course fee includes all training materials and ingredients
  • A Professional 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!

Professional Barista Course