Barista Training Workshop

At InnoLab Cafe Barista Workshop we offer classes which cover barista techniques for all skill levels ranging from beginner to advanced.

Class sizes are kept small with a maximum of eight students to ensure a high level of student and trainer interaction.

The InnoLab Cafe Barista Workshop training centre provides cafe equipment and qualified trainers. You are certain to leave our workshop confident with your newly learnt skills.

Workshop Courses

BEGINNER / REFRESHER

An introductory barista course covering the fundamentals of coffee making.

Duration: 4hrs

This course is the perfect introduction to the exciting world of coffee, from growing and roasting to brewing and serving the perfect cup. We will explain and demonstrate the techniques for achieving consistent milk texture and temperature. We offer plenty of practice on a commercial coffee machine, so that you can really perfect your technique and coffee presentation.

WHAT’S NEXT? Our Advanced Barista Course is a great progressive course to get you job-ready for the busy cafe environment. Making delicious coffee is an art that requires patience and practice to master the craft.

NOTE: All sales are final and we do not offer refunds. To change or reschedule your booking, please view our full terms & conditions before purchasing.

INTERMEDIATE

A must for those serious about mastering the barista techniques to gain work in the industry

Duration: 4hrs

Designed as the natural progression after the successful completion of our Coffee Fundamentals course. Our advanced course is focused for the aspiring barista who has either already completed a basic course or has some experience working as a barista already who wants to level up their skills! As such, prior coffee making experience is a prerequisite to this course.

We’ll start you off with a quick recap of espresso extraction and milk texturing techniques, before quickly turning theory into practice and simulating a busy cafe environment.

Our barista trainers will break down the fundamentals of workflow and efficiency, sharing their secrets to working like a well-oiled machine to deliver fast, delicious coffee. We’ll also focus on troubleshooting common errors, both human and machine and demonstrate advanced texturing, splitting and pouring techniques as we work our way through the coffee menu. Finally, we’ll put your skills to the test in our speed test – quickest and best tasting coffee wins!

We want to make sure you get the absolute most out of our courses, so if you’re brand new to coffee making, please check out of Coffee Fundamentals or Fast Track course instead!

WHAT’S NEXT? Our Latte Art Workshop where you can master the delicate techniques of milk texturing and free pouring to create classic latte art patterns. This will really set your barista game apart from the rest.

NOTE: All sales are final and we do not offer refunds. To change or reschedule your booking, please view our full terms & conditions before purchasing.

Most Popular

Fast track your way into the industry with this intensive full day barista workshop

Duration: 7hrs

Want to get a head start in the industry, but not sure where to start? Our Fast Track course is an intensive 1 day workshop will set you up with the skills, knowledge and training, so you walk out the door ready to take on an industry barista role.

Our Fast Track Workshop is a combination of our Coffee Fundamentals [beginners] Course and our Advanced Barista Course.

PART 1: Explore the origins of coffee, and the art and science behind the roasting process. Demonstrate the techniques for brewing shots and adjusting brewing variables, and demonstrate the techniques producing a consistent milk temperature and texture.

LUNCH BREAK

PART 2: Barista work-flow for a smooth flow of service and troubleshooting for common machine errors. Work through the coffee menu, experimenting with non-dairy milk alternatives. Wrap up with multiple SPEED TESTS – quickest and most delicious coffee wins!

WHAT’S NEXT? Our Latte Art Workshop where you can master the delicate techniques of milk texturing and free pouring to create the classic latte art patterns. This will really set your barista game apart from the rest.

NOTE: All sales are final and we do not offer refunds. To change or reschedule your booking, please view our full terms & conditions before purchasing.

INTERMEDIATE – ADVANCED

Learn to make beautiful latte art shapes in this specialty workshop.

Duration: 2hrs

Our Latte Art Workshop is all about mastering the delicate techniques of milk texturing and free-pouring to create beautiful latte art shapes. This artisan skill will set your barista game apart from the rest. On completion of this workshop you will have a better understanding of the proper aeration and texturing techniques to pour the classic latte art patterns; Heart, Tulip and Rosetta.

NOTE:All sales are final and we do not offer refunds. To change or reschedule your booking, please view our full terms & conditions before purchasing.