Who is this course for?

This course is a must for anyone in the hospitality and service industry and people with an interest in the Barista Course such as:

  • Chefs, Caterers, Bar staff
  • Stewards and stewardesses, Chief Stewardesses, service staff
  • Hospitality and catering staff
  • Culinary teachers and students

Course Sructure

The course structure for the Barista Course:

Practical learning in a working service environment. 

Practical demonstrations, theory and hands-on practical participation, including guest service (if applicable).

The course provides practical learning in a hands-on environment and includes practical demonstrations, theory and hands-on practical participation in a live setting.

You’ll learn to master the exact measures for specific coffee types, timing, coffee pouring, preparing and foaming milk and coffee service.

The ½ day training prepares candidates for both the theoretical and practical elements of the assessment.

Additional courses to add

It is a requirement by the MCA for all food handlers on-board yachts to hold at least a food hygiene/food safety level 2 certification. We offer both: 

* Food Safety in Catering Level 2 

* Food Safety in Catering Level 3

The Course

Making a good artisanal coffee requires quality training and has become sought-after in the hospitality industry.

You will learn to make the best selection of coffee beverages for your customers and be able to serve them with confidence.

To be a good barista, you will need to ensure that you are serving a consistent cup of coffee every time.

The course takes you through all the steps necessary to understand coffee, learn how to make a quality cup of coffee with the ingredients provided, as well as interact with customers as to their specific coffee requirements.

Course Duration

The ½ day training prepares candidates for both the theoretical and practical elements of the assessment.


Learning Outcomes

  1. Theoretical understanding of barista service preparation
  2. Understanding of the origins of coffee and their flavours
  3. Understanding the various preparations and servings for different styles of coffee
  4. Practical assessment – making various coffees
  5. Practical application in serving different types of coffees
  6. General barista hygiene practices


The investment for this course is R530.