Barista Training

Course Points
Certificate of Attendance
Course Duration
6 weeks
Course Places
12 Places
Course Start Date
Wednesday 5th February 2020 at 6.30pm

Two great reasons to consider this course

  • Sign up for this course for a friendly, practical and interactive experience
  • Leave with new skills and confidence in the ability to make great tasting coffee

Course Summary

This 6-week course is designed for beginners and coffee enthusiasts wishing to learn a new skill which will provide them with a platform to progress as a coffee professional. Develop the knowledge to create a range of coffees from Americano's to Cappuccino's and perfect your skills using a coffee shop espresso machine. Sample and enjoy all the coffees on the drinks menu.

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This course provides a practical introduction to coffee. It will be of interest to anyone that would like to acquire new skills and knowledge relating to the art of making espresso-based coffee drinks. This course will also be beneficial to anyone working in or interested in working as a professional Barista. Students will:

  • Acquire knowledge of the history and origins of coffee
  • Gain a better understanding of the coffee itself
  • Gain practical knowledge of how to foam and texture milk for making cappuccino and latte coffees
  • Build on their practical skills throughout the course Be able to apply the knowledge in the workplace
  • Week 1: Origins of coffee and coffee tasting
  • Week 2: Learn how to set up and use the espresso equipment
  • Week 3: Learn how to froth and texture milk for different coffees
  • Week 4: Understand the drinks menu
  • Week 5: Customer service
  • Week 6: Clean and maintain the coffee machine

One class of 2 hours per week for 6 weeks running Wednesdays 6.30-8.30pm.

The course will provide the learner with a distinct advantage to progress as a professional Barista.

This course will be of interest to coffee enthusiasts and anyone wishing to develop Barista skills in order to progress as a coffee professional.

Caitriona Lynch (Hospitality Department)
Phone: +353 (0)42 937 0200
Email: caitriona.lynch@dkit.ie

Course ID H16
Duration 6 weeks
Credits Certificate of Attendance
Places 12
School School of Business & Humanities
Department Hospitality Studies
Recognition Information

Certificate of Attendance from DkIT.

Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Fees €250.00
Starting Date Wednesday 5th February 2020 at 6.30pm
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