Barista Course

Barista Course

Life Skills

Barista Course 

Description: This course is divided into a practical and a theoretical section. Students must attend both.

Part A: Espresso Coffee Preparation Basics, (Practical).

Course objectives: To cover the basic techniques of Espresso Coffee Preparation using a traditional espresso machine and coffee grinder. Covering Safe operation of the equipment, espresso extraction, milk preparation using steam, espresso coffee recipes, grinder settings, espresso machine maintenance.

Course Outline: The demonstration will take approximately 75 minutes

Assessment: The attendees will be given an outline of the course and sign off that they have undertaken it, by an Instructor from The Coffee Company.

Part B: Coffee Origins and Espresso Coffee Preparation Basics, (Theoretical).

Course objectives: To cover a brief History of Coffee Culture and Coffee Bean Origins and the basic techniques of Espresso Coffee Preparation using a traditional espresso machine and coffee grinder. 

Course Outline: The talk will take approximately 75 minutes.

Assessment: The attendees will be given an outline of the course and sign off that they have undertaken it, by an Instructor from The Coffee Company.

Students per course: Max 12 students per group. Min 8 students for course to go ahead.

Course Venue: The Students’ Union Office upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn

Course Cost: €10 which will be donated to the Students’ Union Charities: Galway Rape Crisis Centre and the Irish Cancer Society

Date/Times (Choose one): 

Group 1: Friday 6th November 2015 9.20am-12pm COURSE FULL 22/09

Group 2: Friday 6th November 2015 1pm-4pm COURSE FULL 22/09

Group 3: Thursday 12th November 2015 1pm-4.30pm COURSE FULL 22/09

Group 4: Thursday 19th November 2015  1pm-4.30pm COURSE FULL 22/09

 

Artice by
Joanna Brophy