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Introduction to Barista

Level 2

Combine your love for coffee, attention to detail and great people skills in UCOL’s Introduction to Barista course.

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Quick info

Level: 2

Locations: Wairarapa

Duration: 5 Tuesdays, 5pm - 8pm

2017 Dates to be confirmed

Domestic Fees:*
$279.15 (2016 pricing)Scholarship info

International Fees:*

* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). Fees for multi-year programmes are for one year of study.

Learn how to prepare and serve excellent quality coffee using commercial espresso coffee equipment.

Career & Study Outcomes

  • Cafes
  • Coffee Carts
  • Restaurants
  • Hotels
To find out more about possible job prospects and salaries, see Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's Occupation Outlook for Hospitality Workers.

Industry Connections

UCOL Hospitality Schools are members of NZ Chefs Association, the Restaurant Association of NZ and each campus is well supported by our local industries.

Learning Facilities

Dedicated commercial espresso machines in our Hospitality department.

Domestic Entry Requirements

Open entry

International Entry Requirements


Advice & Guidance

Students are required to wear suitable clothing and solid covered footwear (long pants, no singlet style tops or loose clothing). Hair must be tied back. Jewellery on wrists and hands may have to be removed for hygiene reasons. Students should be available to attend every session.

Course Information

Demonstrate knowledge of commercial espresso coffee equipment and prepare espresso beverages under supervision.