This course aims to equip participants with the essential knowledge and skills for the preparation of espresso based beverages. 

Participants will be exposed to the techniques of expresso extraction, inclusive of espresso grinder calibration, milk texturing techniques and basic maintenance of the espresso machine and grinder.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Calibrate the espresso grinder
  • Extract espresso
  • Texture milk to the desired texture and temperature
  • Prepare espresso based beverage
  • Perform basic maintenance of the espresso machine & grinder

Who Should Attend

This course is beneficial to new entrants or existing staff performing F&B roles. Coffee enthusiasts are also highly encouraged to join.

Participants should be able to speak and read in English.

Participants are highly encouraged to complete Coffee 101 before taking this course and/or have prior basic understanding of specialty coffee.

Course Structure

The course takes an experiential approach to learning. Participants will be given opportunities to practice what they have learnt through practical sessions. All attendees are encouraged to be participative, share and interact with fellow participants during the session.

Practical assessment.

Upon successful completion of the programme, participants will receive a SHATEC Certificate of Achievement.

Course Outline

  • Defining espresso
  • Types of espresso machine and grinder
  • The barista’s tool kit
  • Expresso extraction techniques
  • Milk texturing techniques
  • Basic maintenance of espresso machine & grinder

Course Fees

Full Course Fee

S$ 245.00

7% GST

S$   17.15

Full Course Fee incl. GST

S$ 262.15

Payment Mode

The following payment modes are available:

  • Bank Transfer
  • PayNow
  • Credit Card
  • Internet Banking


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Contact Details

Contact Number:
6415 3504 / 561 / 590

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