A barista is a person who serves and prepares coffee, tea and other beverages at a coffee shop or cafe. They can work anywhere from small, independent coffee shops to global cafe chains.
In the Barista Training, you will learn about the role and responsibilities of a barista and the skills required to be a great barista. The course will start by providing an in-depth overview of the history of coffee, as well as how it’s grown and harvested. It will take you through the different types of coffee in detail, explaining step-by-step how they are sorted.
Next, you will learn how to operate an espresso machine and espresso grinder, how to create latte art, and how to make different variations of an espresso. You will also explore best practices for working behind the bar, from clothing and apparel to hygiene standards.
The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.
You are taught through a combination of
- Video lessons
- Online study materials
Certificate of Achievement
Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme
After successfully completing the course, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new achievement. Endorsed certificates can be ordered and get delivered to your home by post for only £119. There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.
CPD Certification from One Education
After successfully completing the assessment of this course, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.
This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. One Education will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information, please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.
Method of Assessment
To assess your learning, you have to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for Quality Licence Scheme endorsed, and CPD accredited certificates.
After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.
After passing the assignment exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.
Why study this course
It doesn’t matter if you are an aspiring expert or absolute beginner; this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with critical skills and an acknowledged certificate attesting to your knowledge.
The Barista Training is fully available to anyone, and no previous experiences are needed to enrol. All One Education needs to know is that you are eager to learn and are over 16.
|Section 01: Introduction to Coffee|
|Coffee Tree and Brief History of Coffee||00:15:00|
|Coffee Growing and Harvest||00:06:00|
|Coffee Processing Methods||00:08:00|
|First, Second and Third Wave of Coffee||00:11:00|
|Coffee Defects and Sorting||00:06:00|
|Section 02: Espresso Machine|
|Introduction to Espresso Machine||00:21:00|
|Manual, Semi-Auto and Full Auto (Volumetric) Espresso Machines||00:05:00|
|Working Principles of Volumetric Machines||00:02:00|
|Espresso Machines Boiler Types||00:05:00|
|Section 03: Espresso Grinder|
|How to Adjust the Grinder?||00:03:00|
|Section 04: Introduction to Espresso & Espresso Mechanics|
|Tamping and Tampers||00:13:00|
|Inserting the Portafilter||00:03:00|
|Starting the Pump||00:01:00|
|Flushing the Group and Cleaning the Portafilter||00:02:00|
|What is Naked Portafilter? Why is it used?||00:02:00|
|The Importance of Water||00:04:00|
|Section 05: Let's Wrap Up|
|Understanding Time Concept and Practices||00:15:00|
|Under and Over Extraction||00:10:00|
|Section 06: Milk Frothing|
|Steam Boiler and Steam Wand||00:04:00|
|Milk Frothing and Heat Targets||00:17:00|
|The Difference Between Cappuccino and Latte Foam||00:05:00|
|Section 07: Latte Art|
|Heart – Positioning and Cutting||00:01:00|
|Section 08: Menu|
|Espresso with Water||00:03:00|
|Espresso with Milk||00:15:00|
|Espresso with Ice||00:03:00|
|Section 09: Behind The Bar|
|Coffee Bar Layout||00:07:00|
|Clothing & Apparel||00:04:00|
|Real Life Scenarios and Simulation||00:07:00|
|Espresso Machine Cleaning and Maintenance||00:11:00|
|Assignment – Barista Training||2 weeks, 3 days|
|Order Your Certificate|
|Order Your Certificate QLS||00:00:00|
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