Version Effective: 15th of January, 2019
Version Effective: 15th of January, 2019

NACC58973 - Short Course in Anything but Espresso

Course Details

Course Summary

This is a hands-on, two hour course introducing participants to the diverse skills needed to gain employment in a cafe, coffee shop or coffee roastery or to simply impress all your friends. Participants will learn about a range of different popular brewing methods such as Cold Brew Drip Filter, Japanese Syphon, Brewover, Chemex, Aeropress and Pourover.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this short course.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Non-accredited)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Full Fee $131.00 (2024)
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Application Mode
  • Direct To University
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Study Area
  • Hospitality and Beauty
Skill Area
  • Barista

Admission Codes

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

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Gain the skills needed to gain employment in a cafe or coffee shop, or simply impress friends and family.

Upon completion of this course students will receive a Statement of Attendance for unit NU58973 - Anything but Espresso.  

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Online: Online courses provide the flexibility to study without normally requiring a student to visit a campus. Course content is studied through a number of means including the use of online discussion forums, electronic library resources, by contacting lecturers and teachers, and receiving study materials online/electronically. Work integrated learning, including placements, may be included in some courses.
  • On-campus: Students studying in on-campus mode typically are expected to attend and participate in regular, structured on-campus teaching and learning activities throughout the University’s academic term. These activities may include lectures, tutorials, workshops and practice, online or other activities and normally will be timetabled at a CQUniversity campus or approved delivery site.
  • Mixed Mode: Students studying in mixed mode will participate in a combination of online learning activities in addition to site-specific learning activities, which may include residential schools, co-op placements and/or work-integrated learning as a compulsory requirement of a unit. The additional site-specific learning activities are what differentiates a mixed-mode unit from an online unit.

*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 2 hours

  • On-campus
Unit Sequence
NU58973 Anything but Espresso More Information 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
NU58973 Anything but Espresso

Course Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to use and prepare coffee using all the above brewing methods serving a professional standard cold or hot beverage.

Where and when can I start?
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Domestic 2019 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure


Rockhampton City

May: Part Time
September: Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
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