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Espresso Basics - How to make coffee

Learn the fundamentals in this barista course


Next Available: Tue, 02 Jun 10:00AM (AEST) (5 more dates available)
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Description

An introductory barista course where you will learn fundamental barista skills.

What you are going to learn:

  •  Operate an espresso machine and grinder
  •  Espresso standards and guidelines
  •  How to set the grind and tamp
  •  Texture silky milk - microfoam
  •  Milk pouring techniques
  •  Make all the coffees on the menu
  •  Machine cleaning and maintenance

Pre-requisites: none

Duration: 3 hours

For more information, please visit: http://www.espressoschool.com.au/espresso-basics

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What you will learn
  • Learn how to operate an espresso machine and grinder and make all the coffees on the menu
  • Learn about milk pouring techniques and texture silky milk - microfoam
  • Learn about machine cleaning and maintenance
What you will get
  • Certificate of completion
  • Detailed course notes
Parking Info

We have off-street parking available in our carpark. Please drive through the gate. You will see an A-frame with our logo on it. 


What to wear

Casual, comfortable closed toe shoes

Appropriate for

This class is appropriate for beginners


Refund & Cancellation Policy

Please see section 2.0 and 3.0 of our terms and conditions

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Terms & Conditions

1.0 ADMINISTERING OF BARISTA COURSES

The following policy relates to the extremely rare case that we do not have sufficient student numbers to run a course. Please note this is extremely rare and has only been invoked three times in the last 5 years.

1.1 Sometimes we (The Espresso School) are unable to run advertised barista courses due to unusually low enrolment numbers. We will advise you the day before and/or on the day of any such cancellation of a barista course via telephone and/or email. You may reschedule to another course date or simply be refunded in full.

1.2 Late comers who are more than 20 minutes late will be denied entry to the class as it is impossible to catch you up on the information presented. Students will be treated as absentees and required to reschedule as per section 4.0 of this document.


2.0 CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS

Due to the small numbers of students per course:

2.1.0 You can cancel this order within 24 hours after we have received it - no questions asked. All cancellation requests must be emailed to us via our contact page located at http://www.espressoschool.com.au/contact and quote your order/reference number.

2.1.1 If a refund is approved, the refund shall be returned to you via the method used to process the original transaction.

2.1.2 Any refunds via WeTeachMe will be less any transaction fees incurred by the vendor (The Espresso School).


2.2.0 No refunds for barista courses will be allowed within five (5) days or 120 hours of the scheduled start time of the barista course or event. This clause does not affect clause 2.1.0. 

2.2.1 If you have chosen to complete multiple barista courses, once your first barista course has begun, no refunds will be issued. There is no time limit in which your remaining levels must be completed. We remain committed to delivering the courses you have enrolled in. 


3.0 RESCHEDULING POLICY

Please ensure you are available on the day and time you have enrolled in.


3.1 Rescheduling is defined as changing a course date before the course commencement date and time. 


3.2.0 No rescheduling of barista courses will be allowed within five (5) days or 120 hours of the scheduled barista course start time or event unless a $55 rescheduling fee is paid, including bookings made within the 120-hour window. 

3.2.1 The rescheduling fee does not apply when you have booked and paid for the course within 24 hours of the start time. 

3.2.2 The $55 rescheduling fee is payable for each time a reschedule is requested.

3.2.3 To reschedule your class, please fill out the rescheduling form on our website.


4.0 ABSENTEES

The following section relates to students who have failed to attend their booked barista course. Students who arrive 20 minutes past the start schedule time of a course will be denied entry and also considered an absentee.  

4.1 Students who fail to attend their booked barista course, including those denied entry for being late must pay a $75 fee to reschedule a new class date within 1 week (7 days) of the original booked barista course date.

4.2 All rescheduling requests must be received via email through the form on our website. This allows us to create a clear timeline of events.

4.3 Failure to rebook a new barista course date within 7 days of the original booked barista course date via email will result in forfeiture of the entire course fee. It is your responsibility to rebook a new session within 1 week of the original date.


5.0 GIFT VOUCHER POLICY

The following policies relate to Barista Course vouchers and Home Barista vouchers.

5.1 Gift vouchers are valid for a period of six (6) months from the date of purchase and must be redeemed within this six (6) month period. Every gift voucher will state its expiry.

5.2 Failure to redeem the voucher before the expiry date will result in forfeiture of the entire gift voucher fee.

5.3 Gift vouchers are not transferable for money or any other goods/merchandise.

5.4 No refunds on gift vouchers will be given. 

5.5 Gift vouchers are transferable to other people. 

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Raymond

19 March 2020 • Espresso Basics - How to make coffee

Really awesome experience, a must for any coffee lover who brews at home or wanting to start their journey to becoming a barista. David is a wonderful teacher with great ways of explaining sometimes tricky tasks.

Nigel

10 March 2020 • Espresso Basics - How to make coffee

Excellent presentation plus great advice, tips and techniques are just a few of the high quality experiences in this course. So much information was delivered in a way to absord and to remember details including lots of hands on practice.. Highly recommended to anyone with the slightest interest in their coffee at home or as a future barista .

Tim

08 March 2020 • Espresso Basics - How to make coffee

Went from absolute beginner making terrible coffee to being confident using a professional machine and making my own coffees taste a look a lot better. Highly recommended for anyone that wants to improve their coffee skills.

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