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Barista/Café English

CRICOS CODE: 064559J

Love coffee? Want to find a job as a barista?

Get certified by learning the English and café skills you need to complete a TAFE Barista Course. Impact’s Barista class will teach you how to make coffee and provide you with work experience at Impact's Café Impresso and work placement at a TAFE's Coffee Academy. 

Entry Requirement

Intermediate+

Study Period

5 Weeks (closed class)

Class Times

1:20PM ‐ 5:45PM

Level Completion

5 weeks

Availability

Limited spaces per class. Please contact us to check.

Intake Dates

2017 intake dates click here.
2018 intake dates click here.

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Sample Timetable

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
WEEK 1
1:20PM - 5:45PM
Introduction to coffee
The espresso machine
Coffee roasting
Workplace hygiene
Preparing the work area 

Safety & hygiene assessment Coffee shop visit
Meet the barista
WEEK 2
1:20PM - 5:45PM
Utensils
Menus
Extracting the perfect espresso The grinder
Dosing & tamping
Taking food orders and requests
AM: ABC of Espresso
Milk texturing
The espresso menu
WEEK 3
1:20PM - 5:45PM
Making the perfect espresso
AM: Adv. Barista 1
Cleaning & maintenance Visiting a coffee roasting factory
AM: Adv. Barista 2
Cooking vocabulary 
Quantifiers/ amounts
Recommending
Describing food
WEEK 4
1:20PM - 5:45PM
Coffee buying & tasting The espresso menu Coffee shop assignment Describing food
AM: Prac. Session
Coffee art
WEEK 5
1:20PM - 5:45PM
Finding jobs Coffee skills review
AM: Work exp.
Application forms CV writing Interviews
Role plays
Fair pay & tax
Coffee skills review
Course quiz
Graduation

*Conducted by the TAFE's Coffee Academy *Work experience arranged by the Coffee Academy *Students can apply for work experience at Impact’s Café Impresso *Timetable subject to change

Barista Kickstart Program

Want to experience working in a local café?

The Kickstart program is a great opportunity for Barista students to work and gain experience in a local café. After completing intensive workshops to build their confidence as a barista, students are able to get experience in all café duties for a period of 2 weeks and have lots of interaction with Australian customers.

This 3-week program includes:

Week 1: Kickstart Workshops

  • 1 on 1 interview
  • 1-hour workplace culture session
  • 1-hour communication workshop
  • Individual evaluation and feedback session
  • Extra barista practise at Café Impresso

Week 2 - Week 3: Work experience in a local café (10-20 hours per week).

Terms & Conditions:

This program will take place after successful completion of the Barista/Café English course. Placement within 1-5 weeks after completion of the Barista course. Notice of cancellation of the program must be given 14 days prior to commencement of the Barista/Café English course to be eligible for a 70% refund. All placements include international internship insurance with Guard.me Insurance (QBE Insurance).

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

Completion of Barista/Café English Course

PROGRAM Fees

$450

Duration

3 weeks

AVAILABILITY

Limited spaces per class. Please contact us to check.

INTAKE DATES

Please click here for 2017 intake dates. 

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