• Barista Skills

  • Attendance/Duration

    This course runs on a Thursday evening from 6.00pm to 8.30pm for 8 weeks

  • Cost


What's Involved

There are no formal entry requirements.

This is a ‘hands on’ course which enables the candidates to develop barista skills including a variety of coffee, hot chocolate, tea and other infusions, and smoothie making. Participants will gain detailed product knowledge which can enhance their ability to sell these products.

The course leads to the award of a City and Guilds qualification in barista skills and is assessed on the candidate’s ability to set up the barista machine, make a variety of 7 different drinks, and clean down the machine within a specified time period. There is also a multiple choice exam paper to test product knowledge.

Funding and fees

This course is eligible for Individual Training Account (ITA), depending on individual circumstances. For further information on funding go to our Funding and Fees tab to the right. Apply for your funding now to ensure it is in place before your course starts.

Please note this course is also eligible to pay by instalments. Please contact our Finance department for further information on 01563 523501 Ext. 8558


For further information please call 0300 303 0303 or email: businessdevelopment@ayrshire.ac.uk