*Our training is hands-on, practical, and tailored to the needs of each individual student*



Our Barista Course Mooloolaba Includes:

  • SITHFAB025 – Prepare and serve espresso coffee
  • SITXFSA005 – Use hygienic practices for food safety

5 Hours


Suite 7, 137-141 Brisbane Road,
Mooloolaba QLD 4557

There is a range of parking on offer in and around the venue.

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What you'll Learn in our Mooloolaba Barista Course:

Our barista program on the Sunshine Coast equips you with the expertise to become a professional barista. You’ll receive hands-on training and a nationally recognized certification. To provide the best possible learning environment, we:

  • Limit our class sizes.
  • Offer more one-on-one training time with your instructor.
  • Provide access to a complete suite of barista tools and equipment, including coffee grinders and espresso machines.

Areas covered by our Barista Training are:

Our barista course is dedicated to offering training in an inclusive, encouraging, and amiable setting. You’ll learn all the necessary skills to work in the coffee industry, including the art of crafting a flawless espresso shot, during our coffee classes.

Our Mooloolaba barista course covers a range of topics such as:
  • Adhering to proper hygiene protocols during food handling
  • Guaranteeing food safety during preparation
  • Recognizing potential hazards in food preparation
  • Taking measures to prevent food contamination
  • Organizing your work area to ensure efficient service during peak periods
  • Familiarity with various types of beans, blends, and roasts, and the ability to choose them appropriately
  • Emphasis on creating frothy milk and latte art Safe and effective storage methods for coffee beans and grounds
  • How to locate and store coffee-making equipment and accessories in a shared workspace
  • Learning how to adjust coffee flavor using grind and dose
  • The significance of using fresh coffee
  • Understanding the fundamental mechanics of espresso extraction such as filters, brew ratios, tampers, dosing, and the crema
  • Selecting the appropriate group handle
  • Ensuring top-quality products and customizing the flavor, taste, and intensity to satisfy customers’ preferences
  • Working with different milk types and utilizing steaming, texturing, and other techniques to produce microfoam
  • Preparing standard drinks like flat white, espresso, long black, mocha, latte, cappuccino, piccolo latte, and ristretto
  • Caring for and maintaining an espresso coffee machine
  • Programming the espresso machine keypad to produce the right shot size for various drinks
  • Choosing the correct cup for specific drinks
  • Adjusting the temperature and pressure of an espresso machine
  • Providing guidance to customers when selecting a beverage.
  • Utilizing professional-standard techniques for cupping and presenting coffee, including creating latte art and texturing milk.
  • Applying barista-style techniques for pouring milk, such as dragging, pushing, and wiggling
  • Flushing the coffee machine head, purging the steam wand, and leaving the workstation clean and tidy
  • Identifying common equipment issues and how to troubleshoot them
  • Performing regular maintenance and servicing of coffee-making equipment
  • Correctly calibrating and maintaining coffee machinery to ensure optimal performance

Our Coffee School in Australia is recognized as the top choice for barista training. Our Barista Pro Course is designed to provide you with a comprehensive barista certificate, including both the essential barista basics and advanced techniques, to make you a proficient and qualified barista.

Barista Course Mooloolaba
Barista Course Mooloolaba

Who this course is for:

Our coffee training program will enable you to obtain a statement of attainment that confirms your proficiency in nationally recognised units of competency as learned from an Australian barista school.
SITHFAB025 – Prepare and serve espresso coffee and
SITXFSA005 – Use hygienic practices for food safety to seek employment as a barista.
This course is ideal for anyone interested in acquiring fundamental coffee-making skills or for those passionate about coffee. It also caters to those seeking comprehensive and cost-effective coffee training.

What to wear

To take part in our barista training, it’s recommended that you wear neat, comfortable clothing that you can move around in. Select clothes that allow you both to move around while practising with equipment, and also to sit comfortably during the theory training.

It is a safety requirement for all students to wear closed-toed shoes during the training, as an issue of health and safety.

Group Bookings

We can offer group discounts for workplaces and community groups. Contact us about a group booking, and pay less for each student.

Cancellation policy

You may cancel or reschedule your training, although some fees will apply.

  • You may reschedule your course (up to a maximum of three times) for a rescheduling fee of $10.
  • If you cancel your course at least 48 hours in advance, you only need to pay a $22 cancellation fee (deducted from your refund).
  • If you cancel your course less than 48 hours before the course (but still prior to the course beginning), you’ll still be eligible for a refund of 50% of the total course cost.
  • Once your course has begun, you are no longer eligible for a refund. You will be marked as not attending and will need to book again from scratch if you still wish to do the training.

In some circumstances, we may consider a partial or full refund on compassionate grounds. But it’s always better to contact us sooner rather than later if you have any issues with being able to attend.

Same day certificate

Within 24 hours of completing your barista training course, your certificates will be provided to you digitally (by email and available for download). Where possible, this will generally be later that day.

Courses available everyday

Whether you work a 9-5 week or weekend shifts, we’ll have course times available to suit you – with a range of times throughout the week (Saturdays and Sundays included).

Trained by expert baristas

When you’re taking part in our barista training, be sure to take advantage of the many years of experience our instructors have under their belt by asking any questions you have along the way.

Assessment methods

There will be a brief online assessment to be completed at home, but for the most part your assessment will be hands-on in class. Your assessor will watch as you demonstrate your new skills in the classroom, after plenty of practice and with a lot of support.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

To enrol in the course, you will need a valid unique student identifier (USI). This is a number given to you by the government to help keep track of all your training and education. To find out more about the USI, or to apply online, click here.

Students with special health requirements

If you have any health conditions which may affect your ability to finish your training with us, please advise us before the course begins so we can discuss your concerns over the phone on (08) 8317 5113 or via email at [email protected]

Students feedback

As part of our commitment to giving you the best training we can, we encourage you to give us your feedback after you finish our barista course. You can call on (08) 8317 5113 or send us an email at [email protected]

Accessing you student record

You can access your student record by submitting a written request to STC.


If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms: sore throat, coughing, or shortness of breath, please delay enrolling in the course until you are completely well


Barista Course Mooloolaba