Coffee Making


3 hours


This course is available at our Warrnambool, Portland & Hamilton Campus's

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Next Date: Monday 19 June 2023


Photo identification (including your date of birth).

PDF Download

Coffee Making Short Course.pdf

What You Learn

What makes a perfect espresso coffee

Different varieties of coffee, harvesting, roasting, storage and blending

How to operate and correctly clean an espresso machine

What You Get

Skills and knowledge to make and serve great espresso coffee

South West TAFE Certificate of Attendance

Non Accredited Training

This course is non-accredited which means no Unit of Competency is completed, no assessment is required and no Statement of Attainment will be issued.    Students will receive a Certificate of Attendance to acknowledge their participation. 

Materials to Bring

Photo identification (including your date of birth)

Pen and notepaper

Dress Code

Casual with enclosed shoes


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Date 05 Dec 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
South West TAFE - Warrnambool Campus, 197/202 Timor St, Warrnambool VIC 3280, Australia
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Espresso from bean to cup

Making good coffee takes training and lots of practice. Recommended to those looking for work in cafés, restaurants or bistros, this course will give you the skills and knowledge to make perfect coffee that looks great, and is!

Learn the art of making coffee, including operating and cleaning an espresso machine; the different varieties of coffee; how it is roasted and blended; and how to correctly store coffee beans.


  • History of coffee.
  • Different varieties of coffee, harvesting, roasting, storage and blending.
  • What makes a perfect espresso coffee.
  • Cleaning and maintaining an espresso machine.
  • Learn how to maximise profits from your machine.

Upon completion of this course you will receive a South West TAFE Certificate of Attendance.

Student Support

At South West TAFE we’re here to help you complete your studies happily and successfully.

From the moment you start thinking about course options until you finish, you’ll have access to a range of student support options, covering enrolment, education, social and personal issues, including:

  • Education Pathway Officers who can help you with information sessions, fee payment options, TAFE and university pathways, career pathways and campus tours
  • A DHHS registered Disability Support Team
  • Koorie Liaison Officer
  • Student Wellbeing Officer supporting your personal and social needs
  • Library and Research Centre
  • Bookshop supplying a range of textbooks and stationery
  • Student Learning Support including literacy and numeracy

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Upcoming date: 12 Dec 2023