Are you a coffee connoisseur? Why not turn your love for coffee into a career as a qualified barista with Icon Training Academy’s SITHFAB005 Prepare and Serve Espresso Coffee!


This nationally accredited short course will provide you with the essential skills and practical knowledge required to confidently extract and serve espresso coffee beverages using commercial espresso machines and grinders.


Students will learn under the guidance of the very best qualified and professional trainers. 


This short course also includes the pre-requisite unit SITXFSA001 Use Hygienic Pracitces for Food Safety.  


This comprehensive module covers everything from the history of coffee through to grinding, brewing and milk chemistry. 


Within this short course students will learn the essentials of food hygiene as well as gain industry knowledge in areas including how to advise customers on coffee beverages, select and grind coffee beans, prepare and assess espresso coffee beverages and how to use, maintain and clean espresso machines and grinders. 

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Units of Study

This short course contains a total of two units, including one pre-requisite unit:


  • SITHFAB005 Prepare and Serve Espresso Coffee.
  • SITXFSA001 Use Hygienic Practices for Food Safety.

Training will take place at Icon Training Academy's state-of-the-art training facility at Robina Town Centre.

Delivery & Duration

This comprehensive short course will consist of both online and practical learning.


The online learning aspect of this short course is completed as self-paced learning and assessment, which is to be successfully fulfilled prior to practical taking place. Practical learning will be scheduled into 2 x 3 hour training sessions, basic & master barista training, held every Friday and is to be completed in-person at our training facility in Robina Town Centre.


On successful completion of this short course, students will be awarded with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment certificate.

Course Fees

$382 per person. Payment options are available, please contact us for more information.

Enrol Now!

Whether you are looking to start your career in the hospitality industry or are an existing barista wanting to sharpen your skills, get job ready with our SITHFAB005 Prepare and Serve Espresso Coffee. To start your journey please fill out our Enrolment Form and a member of our team will be in touch to finalise your enrolment.


Entry Requirements

Students are required to wear closed in, non-slip shoes for the practical training.


Students may also be required to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment to determine any learner support requirements.


For all students undertaking nationally recognised training in Australia, it is mandatory to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). To make your USI, visit the Australian government page here: Create a USI.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Completed similar courses or training? If students hold prior relevant work experience or formal qualifications issued by other Registered Training Organisations (RTOs), these may count as credit towards specific units. Please contact us for more information regarding eligibility or applications for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Further Information

For further information, please download the information sheet below or contact us.



To start your barista journey, please fill out our Enrolment Form and a member of our team will be in touch to finalise your enrolment.


For all other enquiries, please give our office a call or send us an email. We’ll get back to you as soon as we can. 

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0739 241 282

Shop 5036 The Kitchens, 33 Robina Town Centre Drive, Robina, QLD Australia