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Barista 5-Day Taster

Entry levelYear 11 and above
DurationOne day per week over five  weeks
Time8.45am– 3pm
LocationThe Hub, Rotokauri Campus
Total cost $220 (GST inc) per student
Dates22 May to 26 June 2023
Unit Title Level Credit
17285 Demonstrate knowledge of and prepare espresso beverages using commercial espresso coffee equipment 2 4

This STAR experience includes unit standards. Students MUST attend all given dates to complete the assessment requirements.

What is it all about?

This 5-day taster experience will guide you through the theory and practise of espresso coffee preparation. You will study the "ins and outs" of being a barista in our Windows Restaurant barista laboratory. You will gain an understanding of commercial espresso coffee equipment and make popular drinks with it while being supervised. You can earn credits for unit standard 17285 after successfully completing the course.

What to bring and/or wear?

You will be working in our trainee commercial kitchens and will need to:

  • Wear long pants,
  • have covered-in shoes,
  • have your hair tied back, and
  • have no facial jewellery or other jewellery on.​

Are you ready to book?

Students, please talk to your careers advisor as you need to book through your school.

Careers advisors, please book using this Booking Form.

Please note we will need a copy of the students KAMAR printout for ID and proof of NSN number scanned and emailed before the start date. 


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