Advanced Barista Training

This course is designed for baristas and coffee enthusiasts who wish to refine their brewing skills to a professional standard.

In this course, we delve deeper into dosing, grind distribution, and other factors that affect espresso extraction along with milk texturing and pouring.

Participants will have the opportunity to practice their espresso techniques in a controlled environment, with a coffee trainer close by.

  • Duration: 5 hours + 30 minute lunch break.
  • Participants: min 2 - max 4.
  • Price: $300 inc GST per person.
  • Recommended experience: Barsita experience required.

Part 1 - Espresso

  • Seed to cup overview of coffee.
  • The espresso machine, grinder and barista tools.
  • Barista techniques: particle size, dosing, distribution and tamping.
  • Perfect espresso extraction – identifying over and under extracted coffee.
  • Setting an espresso recipe.
  • Practicing espresso in a café - workflow, speed and consistency.

Part 2 - Perfect Milk

  • Introduction to the espresso menu.
  • Milk stretching and texturing techniques.
  • Barista pouring for varied coffees.
  • Practice making and pouring all coffees on the espresso menu.
  • Advanced pouring techniques.
  • Cleaning and maintenance of espresso machine, grinder and barista tools.
  • Barista Fundamentals handbook.
  • 250g bag of coffee.
  • Espresso menu.
  • Ordering shorthand sheet.
  • Light lunch (advise of dietary requirements below).

Frequently asked questions

Cancellation period:

Participants may cancel their coffee training up to 48 hours before the start time of the training without incurring any penalties. In this instance, a full refund will be provided, or training can be rescheduled. If less than 48 hours notice is given or the participant is a “no show” no rescheduling opportunity or refund will be given.


We understand that emergencies and unforeseen circumstances may arise. In such cases, participants are encouraged to contact us as soon as possible to discuss their situation. We will consider exceptions to the cancellation policy on a case-by-case basis.

Notification procedure:

To cancel your registration for a coffee training program, please notify us by emailing or by calling 0421 043 921. If emailing, please include your name, the name of the training program, and the date of the training in your cancellation request.

By registering for our coffee training programs, you agree to abide by the terms of this cancellation policy.