Award in Barista Skills

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    2 consecutive days Monday , Tuesday followed by 3 days practice in the workplace before returning to college for a recap and practical test on the following Monday.

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Award in Barista Skills

Short Course

Coleg Menai, Llangefni
Tuesday, 11/06/2024
Coleg Menai, Llangefni
Tuesday, 08/10/2024

Course Description

The Award in Barista Skills is for people who work as or want to work as a Barista within any environment, such as restaurants, café's and hotels. This is a City and Guilds level 2 Course and as such standards will be followed during delivery. This course is suited to inexperienced Baristas or those wanting to gain a recognised qualification in the skill. Coffee art is not part of this course.

With this qualification, you will gain the knowledge and skills you need to prepare and serve hot and cold drinks in any environment. There are four learning outcomes to this unit:

  • Be able to demonstrate product knowledge
  • Be able to clean and check equipment
  • Be able to display drink building techniques
  • Be able to serve customers

Course Dates

Coleg Menai, Llangefni

11/06/202409:00 Monday, Tuesday21.001 £1200 / 6BAR11624

Coleg Menai, Llangefni

08/10/202409:00 Monday, Tuesday21.001 £1200 / 6BAR081024

Entry Criteria

You do not need any experience, as you may already be working in the hospitality industry.

Basic literacy needed


  • Practical tasks
  • Classroom environment


  • Practical tasks
  • Short answer test


This qualification could help you get a job as a Barista or move forward in your current job.

Progression to:

  • NVQ in Hospitality (Food and Beverage Service)

Other details

Course type: Short Course

Level: 2