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NACC00008 - Basic Barista Short Course

Course Details

Course Summary

This is a hands-on, three hour course introducing participants to the skills needed to gain employment in a café or coffee shop or to simply impress all your friends. Participants will learn about a range of different coffee styles (including cappuccino, café latte and long black), preparing and presenting coffee, as well as using and maintaining an espresso machine. By the end of the course, you will be able to create and serve a professional standard beverage.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this short course.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Non-accredited)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $120.00 (2020)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • Hospitality and Beauty
Skill Area
  • Barista

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Gain the skills needed to gain employment in a café or coffee shop, or simply impress friends and family. A Statement of Attendance will be issued on completion of this non-accredited short course.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 1 core units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Standard Course Structure

1 class for 3 hours
  • On-campus
Required Units
NU0008 Basic Barista Short Course More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
NU0008 Basic Barista Short Course

Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Practical Task
Course Learning Outcomes
Where and when can I start?
You are required to enrol into the course to attend the times listed below.

Course Times

2019

Mackay City
Dates Start Time End Time Room
25th July 2019 9:00 AM 12:00 PM 5th Floor Restaurant - 1/4.35
22nd August 2019 9:00 AM 12:00 PM 5th Floor Restaurant - 1/4.35
12th September 2019 9:00 AM 12:00 PM 5th Floor Restaurant - 1/4.35
17th October 2019 9:00 AM 12:00 PM 5th Floor Restaurant - 1/4.35
7th November 2019 9:00 AM 12:00 PM 5th Floor Restaurant - 1/4.35
9th December 2019 9:00 AM 12:00 PM 5th floor Training Restaurant Building 1/4.35
Rockhampton City
Dates Start Time End Time Room
23rd July 2019 5:00 PM 8:00 PM Willby's Restaurant - B/1.22
23rd July 2019 5:00 PM 8:00 PM Willby's Restaurant - B/1.22
13th August 2019 5:00 PM 8:00 PM Willby's Restaurant - B/1.22
10th September 2019 5:00 PM 8:00 PM Willby's Restaurant - B/1.22
15th October 2019 5:00 PM 8:00 PM Willby's Restaurant - B/1.22
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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.