Café Barista Level 3

Café Barista Level 3

Become competent in the operation of a commercial espresso machine and learn how to produce a range of beverages to give you experience in the hospitality industries and/ or prepare you for work.

This offering is for year 11-13 students only.

This Experience Ara offering is available on request. Contact to discuss options or questions you may have.


STAR courses


Christchurch; Timaru; Oamaru


$360 (ex GST)


18 hours or flexible delivery

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$360 (ex GST)

Learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of coffee origins, beans, harvesting, and fair trade requirements.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of roasting, blending, decaffeination, and storage and handling.
  • Prepare espresso equipment and ingredients.
  • Extract espresso, and explain potential problems with espresso and espresso equipment.
  • Prepare milk, and explain potential problems with preparing milk, for espresso beverages.
  • Present espresso beverages for service.

How to participate

If dates for this activity are shown below, please click on ‘Register’ for the date you wish to attend, then complete the registration form.

If there are no dates shown below, please contact us as we may be able to organise the offering by request.

Please note: a minimum number of participants is required for this activity to proceed.

Upcoming dates

  • 31
    Café Barista Level 3
    Timaru Campus
    09:00 am - 03:00 pm
    Please note this event runs for 3 days, on August 31, September 7 and September 14.
  • 3
    Café Barista Level 3
    Christchurch City Campus
    09:00 am - 04:00 pm
    Please note this event runs for 3 days, on November 3, November 10 and November 17.