Australian Barista Academy, dedicated to inspiring excellence in coffee brewing to the specialty coffee industry and passionate home baristas.
We take our training seriously, and we have the credentials to prove it. ABA instructors have collectively won over 15 barista competition awards and are experts in the field. Class sizes are kept to a minimum
Phone: (02) 9509 1400
NEW SOUTH WALES 2A Cannon Street
Stanmore NSW 2048
VICTORIA Level 1, 300 Rosslyn Street (Corner Rosslyn Street and Railway Place)
West Melbourne Vic 3003
WESTERN AUSTRALIA 135 Lake Street (Corner Lake and Church Streets)
Northbridge WA 6003
FUNDAMENTAL BARISTA SKILLS
This course serves as our starting point for both experienced and new Baristas. Experienced Baristas will re-engage and practice the skills, practices and concepts that are required to produce high quality espresso coffee. For new Baristas, this is a chance to gain the core skills necessary to get started in the specialty coffee industry.
WORKFLOW AND TROUBLESHOOTING
Our Workflow and Troubleshooting course is the perfect follow-on for both experienced and inexperienced shop based baristas who have completed Fundamental Barista Skills. Learners will set-up a grinder to achieve high quality results, troubleshoot the many issues which arise, and produce a range of standard espresso beverages in a high-paced workflow simulation.
ADVANCED BARISTA SKILLS
Suitable for those who can confidently setup equipment and prepare espresso using methods outlined in Fundamental Barista Skills and Workflow and Troubleshooting, this course delves deeply in to the theory, practical skills and tasting ability required to achieve high levels of quality and consistency with espresso coffee.
LATTE ART TECHNIQUES
This class is dedicated to producing great milk, splitting that milk up accurately and producing a range of free poured latte-art patterns. It serves as a great primer for the inexperienced to practice steaming, and provides those with great steaming skills a chance to hone their pouring skills further.