Want to unlock the secret
to a great cup of coffee?

We believe everyone can learn to make amazing coffees – let us show you how in a fun, hands-on barista course in Melbourne!

Our award-winning barista trainers will teach you everything you need to know to make consistently delicious coffee at The Espresso School

Barista Course Melbourne

Do you want to make better coffee at home? Or maybe you’re looking to start a career as a barista and not sure where to begin, our barista courses in Melbourne are designed to teach you everything you need to know to make coffee from the ground up.

Join thousands of happy students

Our barista courses have received hundreds of 5-star reviews …here are just a few
Elaine Lo
WeTeachMe review - 5 Aug 2021
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A fantastic course that taught me more than I expected. David is a great trainer.

Highly recommended for anyone interested in coffee making.

Looking forward to have the Latte Art Class soon.
Christine Chew
WeTeachMe review - 1 Aug 2021
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The coffee-making class was a birthday gift to my husband and both of us highly enjoyed the class. David is an excellent teacher.

My husband and I are both coffee-lovers and this class has helped us make better coffee at home. I cannot recommend this class enough! Thank you.
Marcus Ayoub
WeTeachMe review - 29 Jul 2021
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Absolutely phenomenal delivery and class vibes at the espresso school. David was an exceptional teacher to learn from.

His attention to detail showed taking the time to consistently coach each student individually through the steps needed to produce an awesome cup of coffee.
Susan Johnson
WeTeachMe review - 12 Jul 2021
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David was a great teacher. The course was very relaxed and hands on. We were able to go from almost zero knowledge to making a great coffee by the end of the 3 hours.

It was a lot of fun and I highly recommend it.
Pareshkumar Patel
WeTeachMe review - 9 Jul 2021
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I attend Espresso class on 7 July 2021 it's great fun and excitement. David has good knowledge and experience to explain everything in detail.

I recommend anyone who need to start make how to coffee from bottom. I really enjoyed.
Bryn Sandars
WeTeachMe review - 7 Jul 2021
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This is a high-paced, no-nonsense, hands-on course to get you from no experience to being able to competently pull shots consistently, and steam and pour milk to create a wide range of the popular beverages.

I have been unhappy with getting the milk right for years and in one short class I'm nailing it!
David Sykes
WeTeachMe review - 16 Jun 2021
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Really great course. I did the Level 1 Barista course and came away making much better coffees than when I went in!

David really knew his stuff and was able to explain in a way that made sense and could be put into practice immediately.
Ursula King
WeTeachMe review - 8 May 2021
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If you're serious about coffee, the Master Barista course is a brilliant way to kick start that immersion! David knows his stuff, and has that rare ability to tailor learning to each person in a group as the training unfolds. Up-to-date, packed with fascinating info, and lots of 'time on the tools' making coffees, the five day course is intense, engaging and great fun. Highly recommended!!
Poppleton Lea Lou
Facebook review - 14 Apr 2021
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I just finished my barista Level 1 and 2. I’ve learned a lot!! For anyone who’s interested in coffee I highly recommend the course.

The course has given me confidence and the instructor was easy to communicate with. David is absolutely amazing with high professional standard and real knowledge in coffee industry.
Jenna Nelson
Facebook review - 25 Jan 2021
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David is a patient instructor who is very passionate about his art.

I feel much more confident in my ability as an at home barista and would highly recommend the Espresso Basics course!
Emma Jarvis
Google review - 25 Feb 2021
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I took the latte art class and David is a great teacher, really knows his stuff and gives great feedback to help you improve. class size is nice and small which means you get plenty of help and advice
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Small class sizes. Unlimited coffee and milk.

Your coffee course is intentionally kept small so that you will receive maximum attention from our trainers to accelerate your learning experience.

We also know that you want to spend more time practising on our quality equipment, so every coffee course includes unlimited coffee & milk!

certificate for every barista course

You will receive a barista certificate for every barista course you complete with us

If you have completed more than one, your certificates will be combined for your convenience

Expert barista training

Whether you’re new to coffee and looking to pick up skills to work as a barista, want to make better coffee at home, or a coffee lover who’s just curious about the difference between a flat white and a latte, we’ve got a barista course for you. 

We believe everyone can make great coffee!

So if you’re looking for a pathway to become a professional barista or just something fun to do during the week, we’ll help you achieve your coffee goals.

Struggling to make coffee at home?

Bubbly milk, bitter coffees, grinds everywhere?! If that sounds like you, we’re here to help you, home baristas!

Whether you’ve just bought a coffee machine for the first time and don’t know where to begin or have owned one for a while and struggling with consistency, we’ll help you get the best out of your coffee machine at home.

We guarantee you’ll walk out making better coffee than you did walking in!

Award-winning trainers

Your barista course will be taught by industry-leading and award-winning barista trainers.

Our aim is simple – we want to bring out the best barista in you!

We’re excited to teach you our prized coffee making techniques that will accelerate your journey to consistently delicious coffee.

So what are you waiting for? Start your Coffee Training with us in Melbourne today!

Undertaking barista training sets you off on the right path from the beginning.

Because of our small group sizes, our eagle-eyed barista trainers will be able to instantly spot any faults and provide instant feedback to correct any mistakes.

Doing a barista course can slash your learning time by months!

We’ve had plenty of students come through our doors wanting a more structured coffee education because they’ve picked up incorrect techniques from various places. As they say, old habits die hard!

Whether you’re a home-barista wanting to learn how to get the most out of your machine or an aspiring cafe barista wanting to get started, doing a barista course will ensure that you don’t develop bad habits.

Barista training can save you years of frustration and bad coffee, because nobody has time for bad coffee!

Why do a barista course?

Be confident in your skills

If you want to work as a barista and not sure where to begin, our coffee courses will give you the confidence you need to enter the industry successfully.

We will take the guess work out of becoming a barista!

With multiple pathways available, we will teach you the skills you need to work as a barista.

Many past students have gone on to work successfully as baristas here in Melbourne and across the world. 

Check out our most notable alumni who have gone on to make their own mark on the industry.