Short Courses

Learn with the specialist centre for foods, tourism, hospitality and events.


6.5 Hours


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ABC of Espresso Making

What You Learn

How to adjust and set the grinder

How to texture milk consistently and process espresso coffee orders

Where coffee beans are grown, how they are harvested, processed and selected for roasting and blending.

What You Get

Detailed resource book

Certificate of Participation

Practical espresso making experience

Materials to Bring


Dress Code

It is recommended that participants wear soft soled flat, enclosed, shoes and clean comfortable clothing. Long hair should be tied up.


This is an advanced course and students must have industry experience or have completed ABC of Espresso Making as a pre-requisite. This course covers the advanced skills and knowledge needed to prepare and serve espresso coffee, including:

  • factors that effect the extraction rate of espresso
  • setting and adjusting the coffee grinder
  • advanced milk texturing
  • advanced coffee menu and order processing
  • the coffee industry, including coffee cultivation and processing, roasting and blending
  • taste and analysis of a range of single origin coffees.


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Upcoming date: Thursday, 26 Oct 2023