Introduction to Coffee
This course will give you a good understanding of coffee and teach you all the techniques needed to master both making and serving types of coffee.
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English
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1 - 2 hours
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About the Course

As the demand for coffee shops continues to increase, so too has the need for well trained and skilled professionals who can serve coffee properly. Customers don’t just want a regular coffee; terms such as Latte, Caramel Macchiato and Americano are commonplace in coffee shops, restaurants and hotels throughout the UK.

The Introduction to Coffee Course will provide you with the necessary skills to carry out your work as a barista or any other profession in the hospitality industry where your role involves making and serving coffee to customers. Through studying this course, you will learn about the diverse types of coffee, how it is produced and packaged and the different techniques used to produce a variety of coffees.

Who is this course suitable for?

Our introduction to Coffee is an ideal course for anyone who is new to the coffee industry or just has an interest in this wonderful drink. Additionally, it is also perfect for hospitality professionals with no coffee or barista experience who wish to break in to the world of coffee making.

Course Content

Our coffee course is broken into 4 easy to follow modules:-

Introduction to Coffee – In this introductory module, you will learn about the history and origins of coffee. You will be introduced to how coffee is cultivated, harvested and processed prior to arriving at your place of work.  You will be able to identify the different types of coffee and explore how it is roasted, ground and brewed to make the perfect cup of coffee.

Selecting the right Equipment – In order to prepare great tasting coffee, you need to use the right equipment. As an employee you need to understand the different types of coffee making machines and how they function. the function of different coffee machines and how they operate.  In this module, we will introduce you to the various pieces of equipment typically found in a coffee shop or café. In addition, you will be able to identify the accompaniments frequently served with coffee.

Coffee Creations – In this module, you are going to learn how to store coffee in an effective way.  You will then be introduced to the different types of cream and milk used and the importance of using the right consistency to make the perfect cup of coffee.  You will then be shown the different types of coffee currently served in coffee shops today, which include; Latte, Flat White, Macchiato, Americano and the Cappuccino. In addition, you will be able to identify various flavoured liqueur coffees you may be asked to create.

Equipment Care – In this final module, you will learn that making a good cup of coffee is not only down to the way it is made, it is highly influenced by the cleanliness and the overall maintenance of your coffee equipment.

Format

The Introduction to Coffee course is available in easy to follow interactive slides allowing you to study online at your own pace. Test your knowledge after each unit and then take a final assessment to see how much you have learned. You will be required to answer 21 of the 30 questions correctly to pass the course and receive your PDF certificate of completion.

Duration

The course can be completed in approximately 1 – 2 hours and is self-paced so you can study for as long or as little as you wish.

Certificate

After successful completion of the course you can download your Institute of Hospitality certificate.

We only work with the very best

Our training courses are written and managed by hospitality professionals with many years experience in their field. You will be learning from the best and you will come away from your training inspired by mentors who understand your aspirations and requirements.

Group Training

If you are responsible for training a large number of staff, you may also be interested in our group training portal www.thetrainingterminal.co. Our well established system allows you to easily track and record who has received and completed the training, while reducing the need for administration and paperwork.

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Course Modules

  • Introduction to Coffee
  • Selecting the Right Equipment
  • Coffee Creation
  • Equipment Care

Testimonials

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5 5 1
Such an amazing course. I knew nothing about coffee right before i've started the course. Once I have this course completed I knew the full process of making different types of coffee, what beans should be used and all the details.

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5 5 1
very good would like to have seen the pass mark

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5 5 1
very good, would have liked to have seen my pass mark

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5 5 1
very good and informative

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5 5 1
a very knowledgeable course .A filing of anducated of coffee <3

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5 5 1
I have really enjoyed studying this course and to understand the material in more depth of every detail.

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5 5 1
that was very helpfull,i learn a lot,thanks for the oportunity

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5 5 1
Very nice explained. Yet not very much information is provided.

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5 5 1
good course

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4 5 1
Informative course

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4 5 1
Would be good to know how to produce the etching and more about the different types of Arabica beans but otherwise an interesting course.

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5 5 1
good shit thanks my guys <3

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5 5 1
Decent price and informative course

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3 5 1
Info on how to make the different coffees is need in steps. The course for general overall understanding of coffee i.e. where it comes from and how it is served is useful.

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4 5 1
Short but gives a lot of infrmation

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5 5 1
Very informative course, well designed, easy to follow.

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4 5 1
Does not tell you howto do the designs on the coffee only what they are.

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5 5 1
vert good and interesting to learn

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4 5 1
It was a great experience!

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4 5 1
good introduction. I was disappointed that there was no instruction on etching

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5 5 1
I really enjoyed this course, very informative and interesting. It would be great to be able to purchase a book with the course content.

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5 5 1
Very helpful, very much worth the time and money

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4 5 1
Its Good for know the history of Coffee.

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4 5 1
Good although very basic information on coffee growing, brewing and maintaining equipment. I felt there was vital information missing and wouldn't really solely on it when starting to work with coffee.

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5 5 1
Highly informative, clear to understand, and quite interactive presentation.

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5 5 1
Superb course and highly informative

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5 5 1
Really good!

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4 5 1
the course is comprehensive however I think it would be enhanced by adding video of the techniques used when making the different types of coffee.

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5 5 1
Found the course very educational and I know a lot more about coffee ☕️ now, I thought I knew it all because I love coffee lol. Only one little problem I'm having difficulty downloading the certificate I loose mobile network every time I try and I'm using wifi. But other than that 5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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4 5 1
Informative and accessible course!

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5 5 1
very good course, i learnt a lot

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4 5 1
good course supplying me with lots of information

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4 5 1
Very clear, could be more pictures of an equipment or coffee.

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5 5 1
Very good course and increase knowledge and understanding of Coffees

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4 5 1
Great course. Gave me the basic knowledge that I needed to be confident to apply for jobs in cafes.

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5 5 1
was good i like it

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5 5 1
Very Helpful and Very easy to understand

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4 5 1
Good course for introduction

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3 5 1
Good informative

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5 5 1
Lots of information, yet easy to understand

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4 5 1
Interesting first look at coffee and being a barista.

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5 5 1
the simplicity and interaction really helps to remember. thank you

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5 5 1
easy to understand

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5 5 1
Very helpful to give me confidence in a new barista role.

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5 5 1
very informative

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5 5 1
Really good and quick can do it anywhere.

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5 5 1
I am pleased with the information contained in the course and I hope this will help me further improve my qualifications

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5 5 1
Really enjoyable course. And I learnt lots. Thank you

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4 5 1
very good just need gt know what questions are wrong when taking quiz

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4 5 1
engaging, interactive and a joy to take part in.

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4 5 1
I learned a lot about coffee, and information that can be used if working in a coffee shop, bar or restaurant. I am now more confident in my knowledge of coffee and my ability to serve it.

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5 5 1
excellent course fun to do would definetely recommend the course to anyone interested in working in this area

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5 5 1
Great really enjoyed it and easy to follow.

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5 5 1
Very informative and to the point. Loved it.

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5 5 1
i have worked with coffee machines in my role as a coffee shop manager,but wasn't taken into depth of the history of the beans and preparation.this is why I took this course.i found it very interesting and usefull for future work.i would recommend it for anyone that is interested in coffee and working as a barista.

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5 5 1
Overall very good and enjoyed doing this course.

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5 5 1
Great did course on the train on my phone. Two hours later I got to the other end and had a qualification. Now that was easy!

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5 5 1
Excellent. Would recommend. Bought as a bundle so now doing Wine and Cocktails. Good refresher.

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4 5 1
Quick and easy to follow. No problem and got certificate.

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5 5 1
Interesting. Did not take long. Now doing wine course. Also very good price.

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5 5 1
Learnt more than I thought. Very good for an intro course.

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4 5 1
Informative course. Would like of learnt how to actually make coffee.

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5 5 1
Bought for my hotel food and beverage team to give them a basic understanding. Feedback was good and gave them the interest they needed.

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5 5 1
Straightforward easy to follow course. Really enjoyed.

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5 5 1
Just started work at Cafe Rouge and needed to learn the basics. Interesting.

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5 5 1
Yet again learned something new and from now on I will pay more attention to how to make coffees better.