Barista Course Australia is part of Skills Training College, which is a privately owned Registered Training Organisation (RTO #45654 | CRICOS #03884A). Skills Training College provide nationally accredited training in a range of areas.
We specialise in barista and hospitality training courses. Our trainers are experienced professionals and they deliver government-sanctioned training in line with all regulations. The equipment we use for the training is up-to-date and industry standard, so you are sure to have job-ready skills.
Our aim is to provide quality training at a competitive price so that you can advance your career.
At Barista Course Adelaide, we take pride in having a talented and dedicated team of coffee experts who are passionate about sharing their knowledge with our students. From brewing techniques to latte art, our instructors have a wealth of experience and skills to impart. Get to know our team below!
Barista, Barista Trainer, Coffee Shop Manager (10+ Years Experience)
With over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Julie is an expert in training staff to meet the demands of sophisticated customers. Julie has a successful history of training thousands of staff members to her own rigorous standards and can help new hospitality workers do the same with the help of the Barista Course Adelaide. With experience as an owner and manager in starting new cafes and turning them into successful businesses, Julie has a thorough understanding of every aspect of hospitality and a passion for teaching it to others. Through her work with the Barista Course Adelaide, Julie has helped countless individuals build their skills and confidence for a new career in hospitality, ranging from professionals seeking a change to university students.
Skills: Drawing on experience from managing and training staff, Personal experience filling in shifts as a barista and waitress, Ability to teach students polished customer service based on hands-on experience
Barista, Barista Roaster, (12+ Years Experience)
Peter is originally from New South Wales but moved to the Riverland of South Australia during his teenage years where he started working in the horticultural industry. Peter eventually settled in Adelaide, where he discovered his love for coffee arts and started working as a barista at his church. This sideline eventually led to a career as a professional barista trainer, where Peter has been helping students, whether it be for hobby or a new career, or from their first nervous cup of espresso to confident baristas. Peter finds great satisfaction in seeing students leave with new skills and a smile on their face. When not brewing coffee, Peter enjoys taking walks in nature and watching YouTube videos on a variety of topics.
Skills: Love for teaching students the full breadth of cafe menu, Focus on giving students appreciation for every item on the menu, Dedication to perfecting latte art
Barista, Part Time Roaster (15+ Years Experience)
Matt is an expert in cocktails, having worked as a bartender and barista in various locations across Australia and Europe. Now back in his hometown of Sydney, Matt is passing on his knowledge to the next generation of hospitality workers through the Barista Course Adelaide. With ten years of experience making drinks in cafes, cocktail bars, and more, he is only a seasoned barista, but also a skilled mixologist. Matt loves the hospitality industry for the ability to make people’s days better, whether it’s through a perfect cup of coffee or a celebratory cocktail. He brings this positive atmosphere to his classes, making the learning experience enjoyable for his students. In his free time, Matt enjoy spending time with his French Bulldogs, Daisy and Coco.
Skills: Specializes in making Long Island iced tea, Skilled in making a range of classic cocktails, Knowledgeable in coffee making, including latte art designs, Passionate about pushing the boundaries with new coffee and cocktail ideas
Barista, Part Time Roaster, (12+ Years Experience)
Lauren moved to Australia from Leicester when She was 10 years old and has been working in various retail and customer service roles since she was 14, where she gained experience in making coffee for clients. Lauren have since transitioned to working as a professional barista and barista trainer, having worked in the coffee retail industry for many years. She still do shifts at a coffee shop to keep her skills sharp. She is passionate about people and enjoy meeting new faces and helping them learn new skills. She loves helping students explore a new passion, whether they’re starting fresh in a new country, changing careers, or simply want to be the master coffee maker among her friends and family. Her goal is to help people discover a passion for great coffee and reach their goals.
Skills: Expertise in making cappuccino with a focus on creating the perfect dome of foam, Proficient in making other cafe menu beverages, Strong people skills and enjoys engaging with students, Committed to making training fun and interesting
Barista, Barista Trainer,(5+ Years)
Jess started her career in the hotel industry as a room attendant, working in housekeeping and making hotel rooms as tidy as possible for guests. However, Jess was more passionate about coffee, so Jess retrained as a barista and eventually became known for making the best coffee in Adelaide. Jess now teachs others how to make great coffee as a trainer at Barista Course Adelaide and enjoys both making coffee and sharing her knowledge with others. When Jess is not working, she spends quality time with her daughter.
Skills: Ability to make all types of coffee: flat whites, cappuccinos, and espressos, Perfect balance and ratios in coffee preparation, Extreme attention to detail and fussy about coffee quality, Instills perfectionism into students through teaching