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Barista Training

At Carraro, we are passionate about brewing the perfect cup of coffee every time. Consistency in this regard can only be attained when a high-quality coffee blend (like Carraro) meets a properly trained barista. If you are as passionate about coffee as we are, we would like to train you in the ways of the barista, so that you too can brew the perfect cup every time.

In this one-day course, one of our top baristas will teach you essential coffee theory, followed by hands-on practical lessons to perfect your skills in the top coffee brewing methods. During breaktime, an authentic light Italian meal will be served and there will be some coffee samples to take home.

If you are interested, fill in your email address and we will get in touch with you as soon as we have the required amount of attendees to run the course.

Covered in this course:

– Essential coffee theory
– How to properly operate a professional coffee machine
– How to get the most out of a smaller machine for home use
– Getting the perfect brew from a Moka Pot
– Brewing the perfect cup of filter coffee
– Machine cleaning and servicing methods and their importance
– General coffee tips
Courses have a minimum requirement of 5 attendees.

The course fee is R500.

We look forward to brewing the perfect cup of coffee with you!


Frequently Asked Questions.

How much does barista training cost?

Course costs are as follows: Barista Basics R500, Master Barista R1000. There will always be cheaper courses being offered but in coffee training, you definitely get what you pay for.

What is Barista training?

Barista training programs teach students how to grind and brew coffee as well as prepare various coffee-based and other types of drinks. Some programs include instruction on various roasts, growing regions and grind types.

How long is barista training?

Every Barista Is Different
So, generally speaking, a barista starts to gain competency after 5 hours but is not fully proficient until after at least a month.

How do I become a barista?

In most cases, Baristas develop their knowledge on-the-job. You may start out as a junior coffee maker or working as a server in a café where you can learn from the head Barista. Find an entry level job at a café or other hospitality setting and learn as much as you can from the head Barista while working there.