These courses are designed for people who have little or no experience making coffee. You will learn how to use a commercial espresso machine, texture milk, how to prepare different coffees that are ordered at a cafe. Upon completion you will be presented with a certificate listing what you have learnt in the class.
Barista Basics Coffee Academy
Suite 3, Ladhope Chambers, 131 Wickham Tce, Spring Hill
Cost: $120, Duration: 3 Hours, www.baristabasics.com.au
Brisbane Coffee School
Shop 2, 115 Wickham St, Fortitude Valley
Cost: $95, Duration: 3 Hours, www.coffeeschool.com.au
Even with a Barista course you can still work in a cafe either as kitchen staff, waitperson or runner. The below companies are always seeking staff with a positive attitude to work in a variety of their stores across Brisbane. Visit the websites for more information about their recruitment process.
Bar Merlo – Email: [email protected], Website: www.merlo.com.au, Tel: 1800 637 567, Fax: 3620 4205
Stores: 123 Eagle St/ 239 George St/ 344 Queen St/ 10 Market St/ Cnr Water & Brunswick St
Gloria Jeans Coffees – Email: [email protected], Website: www.gloriajeanscoffees.com.au, Telephone of Recruitment Officer: 02 9894 2177
Stores: 420 George St/ Majority are based in the suburbs
Coffee Club – Email: [email protected], Website: www.coffeeclub.com.au, Tel: 3010 3000, Fax: 3844 2551
Stores: Waterfront Place (1 Eagle St), Brisbane Square (George St), 66 Eagle St, 217 George St, Post Office Square (270 Queen St), Various stores located in the suburbs too.