The syllabus aims to enable candidates to become familiar with the origins and history of coffee, the different types of equipment and how to make a selection of coffees.  Candidates will learn about:

  • The different types of equipment and how it should be used
  • How to make the perfect espresso
  • The difference between steamed and frothed milk and how to prepare it
  • The different styles of coffee
  • How to make a selection of coffees


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Form of Assessment

A short test concludes the learning. A passmark of 80% is required to successfully pass the course.


  • Coffee Origins and Characteristics
  • The Essential Equipment
  • The Perfect Espresso
  • Milk
  • Making Great Coffee
  • Latte Art
  • Caring for Your Equipment