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Barista Basics

This class is designed to introduce you or upgrade your skills for a barista role in a specialty coffee environment. We will teach you about espresso equipment and how to use it, as well as science based espresso coffee preparation, stretching and texturing milk, and the typical cafe menu.
The classes are designed and run by team of coffee professionals, including a licensed Q Grader and a WBC Certified Judge. You will be working on industry leading equipment (Dalla Corte, Mahlkonig and La Marzocco) and working with a variety of equipment types in each category.

Duration: 3.5 hours max

Content:

Introduction to coffee (agriculture, culture and production)
Espresso Machine / grinder / utensils application
Workflow & workstation preparation
Espresso extraction step by step
Preparing espresso based beverages
Milk temperature, Milk stretching & pouring
NOTE: This is not an accredited course.

NOTE: This course is not held at the WEA. Please go to:

ABC Beverages
83 - 85 Montague Street North Wollongong

If travelling North along the Princes highway turn third right after the North Gong pub into Ajax Avenue and follow the road around. It will become Montague Street. ABC Beverages is on the right hand side half way down Montague Street.

Course Details

Status
Course open
Date
17/08/2022 to 17/08/2022
Classes
1 sessions of 3.5 hours
Time
5:00 pm
Price
$120.00
Tutor
Boris Georgiou
Code
31162X
Venue
Australian Beverage Corporation
83 - 85 Montague Street, North Wollongong,

Materials Required

BRING THE FOLLOWING MATERIALS TO CLASS WITH YOU
Notepad and pen. Coffee etc supplied.

WHERE YOUR CLASS IS HELD
ABC Beverages, 83 - 85 Montague Street, North Wollongong

CONFIRMATION OF COURSE and PURCHASE OF MATERIALS
At times WEA must cancel classes due to lack of enrolments. To avoid undue costs please do not purchase any materials until your course has been confirmed as going ahead.

Please call the WEA office on phone: 4226 1622 three days prior to the commencement of the class to confirm that it will be going ahead.

COVID
If you have any COVID-19 symptoms (like a fever, cough, sore/scratchy throat, shortness of breath, loss of smell or taste), you may put other people at risk. Please do not attend the college until you are feeling better.

Courses are subject to current Public Health orders and restrictions. Either a full refund or a transfer to another course will be offered to participants if the course is cancelled due to COVID restrictions.

Campus Information

Parking

Street parking.

Food and Drink

Please BYO refreshments for your use only.

Confirmation of Course and Purchase of Materials

At times WEA Illawarra must cancel classes due to lack of enrolments. To avoid undue costs please do not purchase any materials until your course has been confirmed as going ahead.

Please call the WEA Illawarra office on phone: (02) 4226 1622 three days prior to the commencement of the class to confirm that it will be going ahead.

No Smoking

Please note that Australian Beverage Corporation is a smoke-free business and smoking is not allowed in the building in the carparks or in any outside area on the premises.

COVID and your Safety

WEA Illawarra operates according to the current Public Health orders and restrictions.

ALL WEA Illawarra teaching and admin staff are double vaccinated.

WEA Illawarra recommends the following for students and visitors to the college:
– Double vaccination – highly recommended
– Mask wearing – optional
– Scanning on to Service NSW – optional
– Self-distancing – recommended
– If you are feeling unwell – notify staff immediately

Courses are subject to current Public Health orders and restrictions. Either a full refund or a transfer to another course will be offered to participants if the course is cancelled due to COVID restrictions.