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Master Barista Short Course (NACC00009)

Course summary

This non-accredited short course covers the advanced skills and knowledge needed to prepare and serve espresso coffee, including:  assessing coffee extractions, factors that affect the extraction rate, setting and adjusting the grinder, advanced milk texturising, the coffee industry, including coffee cultivation, processing, roasting and blending.


The fee for this short course will be $105.00.

Course details

Course Type Short Course (Non-accredited)
Student Availability
  • - Domestic
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • - Hospitality and Beauty
Skill Area
  • - Barista
AQF Level

Entry Requirements

Students should complete the Basic Barista short course first.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Enhances your prospects as a café attendant or coffee shop employee or simply enjoy learning new skills. A Statement of Attendance will be issued on completion of this non-accredited short course.

Course Structures

Please select a Course Structure from the options below:

Standard Course Structure

Required Unit
NU0009 Advanced Barista Short Course

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Intakes


Various course intakes are available in 2018 which are specific to each CQUniversity campus.

Duration and dates
1 class for 3 hours


This course is available to study on-campus at the following locations:

CQUniversity Rockhampton City
Classes will be held from 5 pm – 8 pm at Willby’s Training Restaurant and will be available on the following dates:
  • Tuesday, 13 February 2018
  • Tuesday, 20 March 2018
  • Tuesday, 12 June 2018
  • Tuesday, 16 October 2018
  • Tuesday, 20 November 2018
  • Monday, 10 December 2018
CQUniversity Mackay City
Classes will be held from 9 am – 12 noon at the Fifth Floor Training Restaurant and will be available on the following dates:
  • Tuesday, 20 March 2018
  • Tuesday, 8 May 2018
  • Tuesday, 5 June 2018
  • Tuesday, 21 August 2018 
  • Tuesday, 11 September
  • Tuesday, 16 October 2018
  • Tuesday, 13 November 2018

For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here

Related Courses

Course code Course name Short Course
NACC00008 Basic Barista Short Course Yes

Resource Requirements

Whilst on-campus, students must wear closed in shoes. Strictly no thongs or open sandals permitted. Students should also bring pen and paper to the class.