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NUI Galway SU Life Skills Courses Now Enrolling 2015/16

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NUI Galway SU Life Skills Courses Now Enrolling 

You can now enrol for the following reduced price courses in the Students’ Union Office upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn Monday-Friday 10am-5pm. We can also take credit card bookings on 091 524810. 

Please note that you must pay the course fee/deposit where applicable when you sign up. Please note that courses will only run if sufficient numbers are registered for same. 

These courses are open to registered NUI Galway students only. 

 

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