City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Barista Skills

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City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Barista Skills

Who is this course for?

This foundation course suitable for everyone who wants to serve great coffee: from complete novices, right through to seasoned professionals.


What are the entry requirements for the course?

Good comprehension of the English language.


How long is this course?

A six and a half hour interactive workshop over three Wednesday’s on the following date:

Wednesday 02.06.21 – 16.06.21 (CODE: 2057BARI03)

Monday 04.10.21 – 18.10.21 (CODE: 2157BARI01)

Monday 24.01.22 – 07.02.22 (CODE: 2157BARI02)

Monday 06.06.22 – 20.06.22 (CODE: 2157BARI03)

Time: 10.00am to 4.30pm 


What will I study on this course?

This qualification provides you with specialist skills and knowledge in one of the major growth areas of the hospitality industry – the beverage sector.

The unit is aimed at all first line operatives where coffee is served, including coffee bars, coffee houses, cafes, hotels, and restaurants.

You will be introduced to the full range of products used in making beverages and will learn where the products come from, and some of the processes they go through from growing, harvesting, and making perfect coffee. You will also learn the importance of taking care of the products in order to provide an excellent final result.

There are four learning outcomes to this course: 

  1. Be able to demonstrate product knowledge
  2. Be able to clean and check equipment
  3. Be able to display drink building techniques
  4. Be able to serve customers


What Qualification will I gain?

City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Barista Skills


How is the course assessed?

One practical assignment


What does this course lead on to?

City & Guilds Certificate/Diploma in Food & Beverage Service (full-time or day release).


How much will it cost?


Fees are non-refundable.


How can I find out more?

For further information please email

Website reference: BARI


Extra Info?

Please note enrolments for all courses must be made a minimum of one week prior to the course commencing.


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