With an infamous coffee culture that’s known around the world, there is no better place to learn than in Melbourne. From the outer suburbs to the central streets, Melbournians live and breathe for the brew meaning no matter what qualifications you’re after; there’s a course for you.
Courses run for an average of five short hours and will teach you everything from the grinding of the beans and espresso machine basics to even the intricate details of latte art. And no matter how many burnt fingers you receive, you are guaranteed to leave a certified barista.
So if this piques your interest, here are three favourite coffee school options located in Melbourne.
Dukes Coffee Roasters
62 North St, Richmond
Dukes Coffee Roasters is a diverse company that makes their own coffee beans and equipment. They are coffee aficionados and want to share their love of coffee by offering extensive training courses.
Classes range across various days for your convenience. For more information or to make a booking, contact them at (03) 94175578 or check out their website.
Barista Course Melbourne
28 – 32 Elizabeth St, Melbourne
As the name hints, this training school – hosted through RGIT – provides many different courses that students may need when working in hospitality including coffee making and RSA courses.
Experienced baristas will teach you everything you need to know and they even offer additional discounted classes for those pursuing latte art.
For more information and prices, call them at (03) 86399000 or visit their website.
593 Elizabeth St, Melbourne
Coffee School has many campuses throughout Australia. Their accredited barista courses will teach you how to handle the machine, make the coffee and even the art of effective customer service.
The courses vary in time and are offered across several days.
To contact them for more information and make bookings, phone (03)93296550 or visit their website.
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