At Bracegirdle's Coffee School, we craft our coffee with love and passion. We're dedicated to providing a hands-on and comprehensive learning experience that will transform your coffee-making abilities, whether you're a passionate home barista or aspiring to become a professional barista.
Bookings are essential for all courses. To register your interest, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that our courses are not accredited, but certificates of attendance can be issued upon request.
Home Barista Training
Evenings by arrangement, 5pm-7pm
Max. 2 people per session
One session (2 hour course): $150
This course is for the home barista that wants to learn how to achieve the best results from their machine. Includes:
- Bean selection
- Grinding and tamping
- Shot extraction
- Steaming milk
- Cleanliness and maintenance of equipment
- Hands-on learning technique
Two nights by arrangement
Two sessions: $350 total
This in-depth, hands-on course focuses on coffee history and processing, cupping and barista skills, dosing and grinding techniques and brewed coffee principles. Includes:
- Espresso equipment (machine and grinder)
- Production of expresso-based beverages
- Grinding, tamping and polishing
- Shot extraction (dose and grind adjustment)
- Milk steaming and texturing
- Cleanliness of the equipment
Latte Art Training
Evenings by arrangement, 6pm-8pm
One session (2 hour course): $250
This course is designed for those looking to improve their latte art skill, and focuses on texturing milk for latte art (i.e. apple, tulip, rosetta, heart). Includes:
- Steaming techniques
- Steaming for different pour types
- Demonstration of basic pours
- Latte art
This is an advanced course. Participants must have completed a barista training course or have existing skills in coffee making and milk texturing.
Courses are held on location in our Cross Road cafe.