PREPARE & SERVE ESPRESSO COFFEE & 5 SENSES ACADEMY TRAINING

NATIONALLY ACCREDITED COURSE

$430.00 inclusive of 6 HOURS practical training at 5 Senses Coffee Academy

SITHFAB005: Prepare and Serve Espresso Coffee (Online Theory Component)

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to extract and serve espresso coffee beverages using commercial espresso machines and grinders. It requires the ability to advise customers on coffee beverages, select and grind coffee beans, prepare and assess espresso coffee beverages and to use, maintain and clean espresso machines and grinders. Complex repairs of equipment would be referred to specialist service technicians.

Preparation of coffee beverages using other methods is covered in SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages.

This unit applies to any hospitality organisation that serves espresso coffee beverages, including cafes, restaurants, bars, clubs, function and event venues.

It applies to espresso machine operators who operate with some level of independence and under limited supervision.

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

PRACTICAL TRAINING: Fundamentals of Espresso and Milk & Beverage (6 hrs)


Recommended Experience: All levels

Fundamentals of Espresso

Covering the basics of proper espresso preparation technique, Espresso Fundamentals is designed to introduce espresso production to beginners and also gives more experienced baristas an opportunity to improve their skill set. Simple and repeatable techniques for brewing shots, adjusting brewing variables and tasting our espresso will be introduced and explained. We will also walk through all the steps for effectively cleaning and maintaining espresso equipment.

This class is recommended for all skill levels and is the Fundamental building block for all of our espresso classes.

Fundamentals Milk and Beverage

The Milk & Beverages class covers milk steaming, splitting and pouring for all the beverages regularly found on a coffee menu. We will introduce simple and repeatable steaming techniques for achieving our goals of proper milk texture and temperature, limiting milk waste and working cleanly on an espresso station. The proper preparation of each espresso based drink will be demonstrated and practiced in the class, working with a range of milks and non-dairy alternatives commonly found in a modern cafe. Latte art basics are introduced and explained.

This class is the recommended next step following Fundamentals: Espresso. It is appropriate for all skill levels and is instructive for both new baristas, as well as those that would like to polish up their milk steaming skills further.

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