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Aim: To equip the learner will the knowledge, understanding and skills to work as a Barista. You will develop the skills to make various types of coffees and tea that are regularly prepared for customers. You will also look at the full range of equipment, identify safety aspects and be able to recognise common faults so you can operate the equipment to deliver the desired drink quality.

Participant Profile: Course is suitable for those who require a formal qualification and skills to work in the Hospitality/Tourism Industry.

Duration: 3 days or equivalent contact delivery days in a classroom setting. Learners will be required to complete work outside of class time.


  1. Be able to display drink building techniques
    -Calibrate pieces of equipment as necessary -Operate pieces of equipment to produce the drink required
  2. Check drink meets quality standards and correct as necessary
  3. Be able to clean and check equipment
    -Check and clean equipment before use -Check and clean equipment after use -Dispose of waste safely and hygienically
  4. Be able to demonstrate product knowledge
    -Outline characteristics of the product to customers -Deal with customer queries effectively -Handle and store products and ingredients correctly and safely
  5. Be able to serve customers


Entry Requirement: A strong interest of working in the Hospitality & Tourism Industry. A strong level of spoken and written English required.
Assessment: A combination of both practical and theory training.
Tutor Profile: All tutors are highly qualified and experienced in the Hospitality/Tourism Industry. A range of accommodations and supports are available according to specific learner needs. One to one and email support available from tutors throughout the course.
Resources: Learners receive a comprehensive resource pack that can be used as a reference during and after the course.
Booking Process & Fee: Booking Form available by email to admin@barrowtraining.ie or online at www.barrowtraining.ie . Discounts available if the course is booked and paid in full online.
Transfer/progression: Successful completion enables the learner to transfer to programmes leading to other VTCT & QQI qualifications.

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  1. Ciara Coleman April 27, 2018 at 5:34 pm - Reply

    Hi I am interested in this I just need to get the grant form sorted .

    • Barrow Training April 30, 2018 at 10:18 am - Reply

      Hi Ciara, many thanks for your comment. Email sent to you now!

  2. Natasha Dunne January 3, 2019 at 4:11 pm - Reply

    Hi there

    I would be interested in this course if there are places available

  3. Aidan Kennedy August 3, 2019 at 8:37 am - Reply


    Hiw much is the course? What dates is the next one one.


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