Core Barista Skills - Module 1

Regular price £80.00

Start Time:
It starts at 9.30am and finishes at 12.30pm.
Dark Woods Coffee, Holme Mills, West Slaithwaite Road, HUDDERSFIELD HD7 6LS

Notes on disabled access: Our mill has no steps to access it and has flat floor surface throughout the training area, as well as parking outside on the same level. The espresso machines are set on counters at approx 9050mm height, although we can make accommodations for a lower set machine if required, with prior warning. We have two disabled toilets. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask

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Dark Woods Modular Training Programme

A new approach to Barista training which allows coffee education and attainment to be both tailored and measured. It includes many resources including daily espresso calibration and cleaning sheets and is delivered in 90 minute “modules”, each with their own exercises and checkpoints. It is supported by our full colour training booklet  which includes brew charts and the SCA colour wheel as well as further training tips. Modules 1 and 2 are recommended together as an ideal 3 hr introduction to Advanced Barista Skills Modules.

Module 1 – Core Espresso

  • Introduction to brew recipes
  • "Dialling in" a grinder
  • Correct steps to brewing espresso
  • Cleaning and maintaining your equipment

Module 4 – Core Milk

  • Introduction to milk
  • Creating micro-foam
  • Latte vs Cappuccino
  • Understanding your coffee menu

Who is it for?

–       Coffee shop baristas who want to ensure they have a firm grasp of the basics
–       Home baristas who want to get the best from their equipment
–       Anyone who is curious about espresso and wants to dip their toe in the water to see where it leads!

The course takes place here at the roastery near Marsden, West Yorkshire.