MCSL - 1 Day Barista Essentials

Training Plan
1 Day Barista Essentials Course
November Barista Course: 10-11-2019 to 10-11-2019 at Macarthur Centre for Sustainable Living, Mount Annan, NSW Apply
December Barista Course: 08-12-2019 to 08-12-2019 at Macarthur Centre for Sustainable Living, Mount Annan, NSW Apply

Whether you're searching for your first barista job, or you're an existing cafe employee looking to improve your skills and gain a nationally recognised statement of attainment - this is the course for you!


Offered by the Macarthur Centre for Sustainable Living, this course teaches you the skills required to be a great barista with a twist. As well as learning all about making great coffee, you will learn how to do it in an environmentally friendly way, so that we can all enjoy coffee for many years to come!

Payment Plan
Payment Amount Paid By Upfront
Enrolment $199.00 Student Yes
Note: All payments are represented in Australian dollars

7 hours (1 full day)

Entry Requirements

You must be 14 years old or more to participate in this course. On completion of this course you will be awarded a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment. This qualification provides a pathway to work in cafes and coffee shops, or to further study in the Certificate III of Tourism or Hospitality.

Qualification Requirements

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Assessment Requirements

You will be assessed by trainers with the relevant qualifications in accordance with the Australian Qualifications Skills Authority (ASQA). This assessment will take the form of direct observation of practical tasks and written questioning which will take place throughout the day.

Delivery Mode

This course is delivered face-to-face at the Macarthur Centre for Sustainable Living. Class sizes are kept small to give you the maximum time possible practicing to make great coffee. Please note that if minimum enrolment numbers are not met your scheduled course may be cancelled. If this occurs you will be offered a full refund or the option to move your enrolment to the next available course.

Materials or Equipment Required

You should wear enclosed leather shoes and bring a pen.


When enrolling into this course your contact information will be shared with the Macarthur Centre for Sustainable Living (MCSL). Both MTTEC and MCSL may also record or photograph parts of the training workshop for promotional reasons. Please advise your trainer if you do not give permission for your image to be used.

Industry requirements

If you have not completed Year 12, or if you come from a non-English speaking background, please complete our short 'Language, Literacy and Numeracy' assessment by clicking on the link below. This strategy has been implemented to ensure that you are given the best opportunity to achieve competence and ultimately obtain the skills in your chosen field.

Downloads Language, Literacy & Numeracy
Student Handbook
Schedule of Fees & Charges
Privacy Policy
Units of Competence
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety

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