Introduction to espresso (with your own gear)

New to coffee, or making coffee at home, but it's just not quite hitting the spot? We can help you with that! 

Our Introduction to Espresso training is designed to help you unlock the secrets of dialling in a grinder, dosing and extracting coffee to a recipe, machine adjustments, and texturing silky smooth milk.

Bring in your own domestic gear and we will walk you through the functionality of your equipment and get you on track to brewing top notch coffee at home.

  • Duration: 1.5 hours.
  • Participants: Only yourself and your trainer.
  • Price: $180 inc GST.
  • Recommended experience: no experience required, just bring along your equipment!
  • Overview of your espresso machine and grinder.
  • Barista techniques: particle size, dosing, distribution and tamping.
  • Setting your grinder.
  • Perfect espresso extraction – identifying over and under extracted coffee.
  • Milk stretching, texturing and pouring.
  • Cleaning and maintaining your home equipment.
  • Barista Fundamentals handbook
  • 250g bag of coffee

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.