Barista Essentials

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Want a job as a Barista? Then you should do our Barista course!

Discover the secrets to making the perfect coffee – full body, magnificent aroma, well – established cream and a consistent, attractive presentation. Covers frothing, maintenance of commercial grinders and espresso machines and correct technique for making espresso, macchiato, long black, cappuccino and café latte. Suitable for job seekers. Includes certificate.

All our Clayton Campus Barista courses are held in the Sir John’s Bar, in the Campus Centre building.

“Life is too short for bad coffee”
Students need to attend 75% of the course to be eligible to receive a Certificate of Completion. Please book early for this very popular course.

Class Schedule

Course CodeDayStart DateEnd DateTimeLocation
211COFFKTueMay 18thMay 18th5:30pm - 9:30pmSir John's Bar
211COFFLThuMay 27thMay 27th5:30pm - 9:30pmSir John's Bar
211COFFMSatJun 5thJun 5th10:00am - 2:00pmSir John's Bar
211COFFNWedJun 16thJun 16th5:30pm - 9:30pmSir John's Bar
211COFFOMonJun 28thJun 28th5:30pm - 9:30pmSir John's Bar
212COFFAMonJul 5thJul 5th5:30pm - 9:30pmSir John's Bar
212COFFAMonJul 5thJul 5th5:30pm - 9:30pmSir John's Bar
212COFFBFriJul 16thJul 16th5:30pm - 9:30pmSir John's Bar
212COFFCSatJul 24thJul 24th10:00am - 2:00pmSir John's Bar
212COFFDFriJul 30thJul 30th5:30pm - 9:30pmSir John's Bar

Course Fees

Fees are inclusive of all materials.

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MSA Rewards $126.00
Concession Concession$130.00
Full Fee $137.00

1 x 4 hour session

Notebook and pen. Must wear enclosed shoes (No thongs or sandals).

Richard Hands

Richard currently manages the Sir John’s Bar at Monash University in Clayton and has over 20 years experience in hospitality ranging from cafes, pubs, clubs, 5* hotels, high end restaurants, cocktail bars and private members bars. He has been trained by master sommeliers/blenders, leading industry experts on spirits, beers and liqueurs, world renowned cocktail bartenders, Michelin starred chefs and has undertaken a number of courses and programs to develop his skills and knowledge within the industry. In London he was a trainer for Match Bar Group and Gaucho restaurants for a number of years where high expectations were placed on students and trainers. He has also opened venues and consulted for hospitality businesses here in Australia

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