Barista Training Workshops

Arrosta Coffee's comprehensive training programme caters for the home barista and the industry professional.  The training facility simulates a commercial café environment.  Workshops are tailored for each group and cover key aspects of espresso preparation.  The barista trainer has extensive industry experience and will explain and demonstrate the following:

  • Green beans and their source
  • The operation of the coffee roaster
  • The workings of the coffee grinder
  • Dosing and tamping technique
  • Extraction of espresso
  • Steaming milk and pouring techniques
  • Presentation of all espresso drinks
  • Cleaning of espresso machines
  • Cleaning of counter and work space
  • Problem solving

Upon completion you will receive:

  • An Arrosta Coffee Barista Training Certificate
  • 200g Arrosta coffee beans
  • The Arrosta Coffee training manual/tips and tricks
  • A coffee drink voucher
  • The ability to pop into the Arrosta Coffee espresso bar,  to discuss any coffee related concerns you may have with our barista staff.  We believe an ongoing relationship is essential to support you in your coffee making journey.  Besides, we just love to talk coffee!

Training workshops run for three hours normally on a Saturday at 8.30am. For groups of 3 or more, individual times can be arranged. 

The cost per person is $150.00 including gst.  To confirm your registration and secure a place, a $50 deposit is required at least 3 working days prior to the course date.  This can be paid online or, over the counter at the Arrosta Coffee Roastery and Espresso bar.  Details will be provided at time of booking.

The only other requirement is that for Health and Safety compliance, covered shoes are worn during the session. 

Home Barista Training 

Industry Training

A cafe business is only as successful as the business fundamentals that it is run on.  Arrosta Coffee is committed to supplying the best coffee for your business and to help improve business performance through the coffee knowledge of your staff and how they make and serve coffee products.

  Vocational Training

Partnering with schools, educational institutes and the Ministry of Social Development for job retraining, Arrosta Coffee provides the basics of barista training for those looking to add these vocational skills to their resume - a real asset for job seekers.