Barista Training Courses

Five Senses Barista and Coffee Training Courses are run in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide, and are designed to up-skill abilities across all levels.

Barista fundamentals coffee training will suit both the aspiring hospitality hero and home connoisseur, with professional development training courses available for those who know their way around a Mazzer and Synesso.

Fundamentals: Espresso & Milk

Recommended for all skill levels and covering every aspect of espresso preparation from brewing variables, to milk preparation and the basics of latte art, to repeatable skills and tasting. This course is ideal for budding baristas wanting to enter the industry and experienced baristas wanting to hone their skills through repeatable exercises.

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Filter Brewing

If you’re interested in non-espresso brew methods like pour over, Aeropress and cold brew, thisbrewing training courseis the ideal starting point. Learn simple and effective recipes, how to adjust brewing variables and practice repeatable techniques. Thisfilter brewing trainingworkshop is a three-hour practical class with a tasting component, suitable for home and professional industry baristas.

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Advanced: Espresso Extraction

Brew, taste, adjust. Get to know your brewing variables, including how brew ratio, technique, grind, humidity and temperature affect the flavour inespresso extraction. This is an advanced training workshop for participants who are familiar with proper extraction techniques and confident in being able to dial in a recipe using scales and timers.

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Advanced: Latte Art

Thelatte art coursefor Insta-worthy cups. Get tips and techniques to help you refine and perfect hearts, rosettas and tulips. More experienced baristas who knowhow to create latte artwill get advice to improve upon designs. The advanced latte class is recommended for home or industry baristas who can consistently produce proper milk temperatures and textures.

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Home Barista

Five Senses Home Barista Training is the way to get the most out of your machine, or prepare you for the joys a home espresso unit can bring. A fun way to get a fundamental understanding of extractions, milk texturing and keeping your home machine in working order.

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Guided Practice

Be well prepared for the morning rush by honing your skills in our supportive training cafe setting. Suitable for intermediate baristas who need to ‘level up’, training is customised to the areas in which you’d like to strengthen your abilities. Choose your exercises and perfect your technique with a trainer close at hand.

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No matter what your requirements, our professional trainers will work alongside you to customise a fun and interesting specialty coffee experience. Whether you’re a business looking to bring your team together, a school group or having a celebration! — we’ve got you covered.

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Coffee Course Gift Voucher

Give the gift of being able to create the best cup they can. Acoffee training coursegift voucher is the ideal present for that special someone who is looking to improve their skills on a home machine or a professional setting. If they’re a coffee connoisseur with limited spare time, the course value will also work as credit on all products on the Five Senses website.

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