Award in Barista Skills

Key Details

  • Available at:
  • Course type:
    Short Course
  • Study Mode:
  • Level:
  • Programme Area:
    Hospitality and Catering
  • Course Length:

    3 consecutive days

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, cafés and hotels.

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

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)

Would you like to apply for this course?

The application system will open shortly. For further information, please contact us.