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Get a taste of the barista life

Passionate about coffee? This one-day coffee course is the perfect starting point, whether you want to learn more about coffee purely for pleasure or you’d like to develop professional coffee-making skills.

Learn everything you need to know to make delicious barista-style coffee at home or to get hired at a coffeehouse.

No experience required, just a passion for coffee and a desire to learn!

The perfect course for coffee lovers

This practical course has been created by Dr. Andrej Godina and Fabio Milani. Leading figures in the global coffee industry with years of experience between them, they have put all their knowledge and expertise into creating a fun one-day course to teach you the art of coffee-making.

A coffee workshop designed by experts

This practical course has been created by Dr. Andrej Godina and Fabio Milani. Leading figures in the global coffee industry with years of experience between them, they have put all their knowledge and expertise into creating a fun one-day course to teach you the art of coffee-making.

Impress your friends with your coffee knowledge. You’ll learn about each stage of the fascinating production process from farm to cup. You'll study the brewing methods used to extract the beans, how roasters develop distinct flavours applying different roasting profiles, as well as how to brew the perfect Italian espresso.

Develop your coffee knowledge

Impress your friends with your coffee knowledge. You’ll learn about each stage of the fascinating production process from farm to cup. You'll study the brewing methods used to extract the beans, how roasters develop distinct flavours applying different roasting profiles, as well as how to brew the perfect Italian espresso.

You’ll quickly become confident using espresso equipment and will be able to produce any drink on the espresso-based menu - from macchiatos to cappuccinos to barista standards.

Learn how to make perfect coffee

You’ll quickly become confident using espresso equipment and will be able to produce any drink on the espresso-based menu - from macchiatos to cappuccinos to barista standards.

A moment of the coffee course

Course highlights

In this comprehensive 1-day course, our expert instructors will teach you the essential Italian barista skills and brewing techniques through hands-on training. You’ll learn how to serve the perfect espresso, macchiato, cappuccino, and more behind your own purpose-built barista station.

Not only will you be able to impress your friends with your amazing coffee-making knowledge, you’ll know how to use all the coffee equipment like a pro and will be able to work in a cafe with confidence.

Coffee Powder

Get qualified

The EBS Coffee Course provides you with the knowledge you need to pass the Introduction to Coffee module of the Specialty Coffee Association’s Coffee Skills Program.

As proof of completing the course and developing such skills, you will receive an EBS certificate. If you also wish to sit an SCA exam externally, our instructors will be happy to help you arrange this.

Course Content Overview

Learn all about modern-day coffee culture in Europe and how its popularity first spread from Ethiopia towards Yemen and the Arabic-speaking world many decades ago. Gain insight into today’s main coffee-consuming countries and many more key coffee-related facts.

Become familiar with the coffee roasting process, learn how to preserve roasted coffee, and enjoy a tasting session of light and dark roasted coffee prepared using a French Press.

In this practical session, you’ll get to grips with different brewing methods and learn the difference between under- and over-extraction. You’ll understand the grinding process and coffee dosing for espresso and filter coffee.

Learn how to use the espresso machine quickly and confidently. Practise preparing espresso-based beverages including macchiatos, cappuccinos, flat whites, and more.

Train your coffee palate and intensify your appreciation for coffee during fun tasting sessions. Study the difference between different types of coffee:

- Instant and filter
- Robusta and Arabica
- Specialty coffee prepared using the Chemex and Aeropress coffeemakers

Learning at the world’s largest bartender school

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Top-quality teaching

Course content that has been continually developed since 1999 by award-winning bartenders and baristas

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Coffee experts

You won’t find anyone as knowledgeable or passionate about coffee as our team

Bartending school facilities

Specially designed schools

Learn in our state-of-the-art training centres

Why is this course for you?

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Amsterdam

Amsterdam

Europe’s most diverse and fascinating city that is fuelled by canals and cocktails 24/7.

English
Bad Gastein

Bad Gastein

Austria’s premier ski and spa town hosts this super exclusive course right before the ski season.

Barcelona

Barcelona

The beach city that has it all; famous sights, epic nightlife, shopping, and stunning scenery.

English, Spanish, German, Italian, French
Berlin

Berlin

Home to unbeatable nights out, remarkable history, and a unique urban culture.

English, German, Italian
Brussels

Brussels

A gastronomic gold mine where you can savour Belgian beer, stuff your face with waffles, and rave to techno.

English, French
Cape Town

Cape Town

A city of once-in-a-lifetime experiences; explore wildlife reserves, catch the best waves, and see unparalleled beauty.

English, German, French
Copenhagen

Copenhagen

The effortlessly cool Danish capital is renowned for its good food, laidback culture and impressive architecture.

Danish
Dublin

Dublin

A picturesque and vibrant city that has a rich bartending history and amazing nightlife.

English, French
Jalisco

Jalisco

Discover agave fields, multiple tequila and mezcal distilleries, and the local culture

English
Kos

Kos

The stunning Greek island that offers you white sandy beaches, activities, and exceptional nightlife.

English, French
London

London

One of the world’s most iconic, international, and individual cities where bartending is king.

English, French, Italian, Spanish, German
Madrid

Madrid

Spain’s cosmopolitan-cocktail city with world-famous museums and a buzzing nightlife scene.

Spanish, Italian, English
Mallorca

Mallorca

Explore the beautiful city of Palma, relax on secluded beaches, and experience Magaluf nightlife

English, Spanish, French
Milan

Milan

Check out the fashion capital of the world, awe-inspiring buildings, and eat mouth-watering food.

Italian, English, German
New York

New York

Experience The City That Never Sleeps, snap the famous sights, and drink outstanding cocktails.

English, Italian, French, German, Spanish
Paris

Paris

Take in the wonders of the city, taste the best wine and cheese, and fall in love with the cocktail culture.

French, English
Phuket

Phuket

Thailand’s largest island is one of the world’s best party hotspots and a traveller’s dream location.

English, German, French
Rome

Rome

Italy’s capital offers culture unlike any other, fantastic food, and amazing architecture.

English, Italian, French, Spanish
Stockholm

Stockholm

Island hop around the capital of modern design or have a drink on a floating bar.

Swedish, English
Sydney

Sydney

Explore this buzzing international city, relax on sun-drenched beaches, and experience nature at its best.

English
Vienna

Vienna

The Austrian capital is a majestic city renowned for its beautiful palaces, thriving culture and opulent coffee houses.

German

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