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NACC00009 - Master Barista Course


At a glance

This non-accredited short course covers the advanced skills and knowledge needed to prepare and serve espresso coffee, including: assessing coffee extractions, factors that affect the extraction rate, setting and adjusting the grinder, advanced milk texturising, the coffee industry, including coffee cultivation, processing, roasting and blending.

The fee for this short course will be $105.00.

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Course Type Short Course (Non-accredited)
Study Mode On-campus
Availability Mackay, City; Rockhampton, City On-campus
Duration 1 class for 3 hours
Intake Dates March; April; May; June; July; August; September; October; November; December
Fee $105

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date. 2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed. 3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.

Enhances your prospects as a café attendant or coffee shop employee or simply enjoy learning new skills. A Statement of Attendance will be issued on completion of this non-accredited short course.

Entry Requirements

Students should complete the Basic Barista short course first.



This course is available to study on-campus at the following locations:

CQUniversity Rockhampton City
Classes will be held from 5 pm – 8 pm at Willby’s Training Restaurant and will be available on the following dates:
  • Tuesday, 13 February 2018
  • Tuesday, 20 March 2018
  • Tuesday, 12 June 2018
  • Tuesday, 16 October 2018
  • Tuesday, 20 November 2018
  • Monday, 10 December 2018
CQUniversity Mackay City
Classes will be held from 9 am – 12 noon at the Fifth Floor Training Restaurant and will be available on the following dates:
  • Tuesday, 20 March 2018
  • Tuesday, 8 May 2018
  • Tuesday, 5 June 2018
  • Tuesday, 21 August 2018 
  • Tuesday, 11 September
  • Tuesday, 16 October 2018


Various course intakes are available in 2018 which are specific to each CQUniversity campus.

Duration and Dates

1 class for 3 hours

How to Apply


You’ve made an excellent choice. Now that you have decided to train or study at CQUniversity, the next step is to apply, and we’re here to assist you every step of the way.

Before you apply, you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t have a USI, creating one is quick and easy. Simply visit to create one.

You can apply to study NACC00009 - Master Barista Course by clicking the Apply Now button below.

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For further information

If you have any questions about the course or program, please call us on 13 27 86.

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