Barista Training

A range of courses, suitable for all levels

Basic
Training

Basic
Training

A fantastic start to your coffee journey - perfect for newbies!

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Advanced
Training

Advanced
Training

Take your barista skills to the next level! From filter coffee to latte art (and everything in between), develop your skills and knowledge of the fantastic world of coffee

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classic
kimbo day

classic
kimbo day

Ultimate Kimbo day of barista training - FREE & exclusive to Kimbo customers

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latte art
training

latte art
training

Learn the techniques to start producing beautiful latte art!

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BSA one
day course

BSA one
day course

A full day of barista training, certified and accredited by the Beverage Standards Association

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city & guilds
VRQ level 2

city & guilds
VRQ level 2

A fun and inspiring 3 day barista training course that is certified and accredited by City & Guilds and the Beverage Standards Association

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bespoke
training

bespoke
training

We are always happy to adapt our courses to suit specific needs

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need help?

Need a bespoke session or not quite sure which course will suit you? Simply get in touch and we'll talk you through the options

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    Basic Barista Training

    An introduction into the wonderful world of coffee, perfect for new barista with little or no previous experience.


    The course will cover the history and production of coffee, espresso extraction, milk foaming & how to create the basic coffee shop menu.


    content:

    History of Coffee

    Production & Roasting

    Espresso Extraction

    Milk Frothing Technique

    Basic Machine Maintenance

    Times:

    10.00 - 13.00

    Price:

    £ 199 per person

    Advanced Barista Traning

    A full day of coffee training to take your barista skills to the next level.


    The course has been designed for those with some existing barista experience. It's all about perfecting those drink making skills and developing a wider understanding of the ever evolving coffee industry.


    We cover filter preparation methods such as the Chemex and Cuccuma, as well as spending time on the traditional espresso machine learning how to maintain and get the best out of the equipment. Latte art techniques are also covered and you'll be given plenty of time to practice


    content:

    Creating the full Coffee Menu

    Grinder Calibration

    Alternative Brewing Methods

    Multiple Drink Orders

    Machine Maintenance

    Latte Art Techniques

    Times:

    10.00 - 16.00

    Price:

    £ 249 per person

    kimbo day Barista Traning

    A full day of coffee training designed specifically for Kimbo customers.


    You will learn the company history and values as well as how to create beautiful espresso based drinks.


    The course also covers machine maintenance and grinder calibration.


    content:

    History of Coffee

    Production & Roasting

    Espresso Extraction

    Milk Frothing Technique

    Basic Machine Maintenance

    Times:

    10.00 - 15.00

    Price:

    FREE (Kimbo customers only)

    Latte Art Barista Traning

    A short but sweet barista session to really perfect your milk.


    The session content will vary depending on skill level but we will cover creating the perfect foam, latte art pouring techniques & creating good definition.

    Times:

    10.00 - 12.00 or 13.00 - 15.00

    Price:

    £ 75 per person

    BSA One Day Barista Traning

    This qualification has been developed to provide an introduction to those relatively new to the position of a Barista


    The course covers coffee history and production as well as espresso extraction and milk foaming. It is a hands on course, which teaches the essential skills and responsibilities of a professional barista.


    You will develop an understanding of coffee and a variety of preparation methods. Also covered are machine and grinder operation and teas and hot chocolates.


    Candidates will be assessed during the course, with a written exam at the end of the day.


    The Beverage Standards Association developed this course as part of their objective to improve standards in the industry and to get formal recognition for those who wish to improve their skills and in turn give their customers a better experience.


    Kimbo UK is a BSA and City & Guilds approved Training Centre.

    Times:

    10.00 - 17.00

    Price:

    £ 299 per person

    City & Guilds VRQ Barista Traning

    An approved training programme that rewards you with a nationally recognised qualification


    Your barista skills can now be developed and rewarded by an internationally recognised qualification - the City & Guilds Barista Level 2 VRQ. The qualification involves both classroom-based learning as well as the craft skills required for a Professional Barista.


    There are no minimum standards required, however it is an advantage if you have some experience of making espresso based drinks.


    The qualification centres on coffee and in particular espresso, but also incorporates filter coffee, tea, chocolate, juices and smoothies.


    Content
    - The background of raw materials
    - Producing a range of drinks
    - Operation, care and maintenance of coffee equipment
    - Customer Service


    You'll have a minimum of 20 hours classroom time as well as practice in the workplace before practical and written assessments take place. The training course lasts for three days.

    The Beverage Standards Association developed this course as part of their objective to improve standards in the industry and to gain formal recognition for those who wish to improve their skills and in turn give their customers a better experience.

    Kimbo UK is a BSA and City & Guilds approved Training Centre.

    Times:

    3 Days, 10.00 - 17.00

    Price:

    £ 499 per person

    Bespoke Barista Traning

    With over 10 years in the industry, our head of training Adam can adapt our courses and tailor bespoke sessions to suit your needs. Whether you're a home enthusiast looking for some top tips, or after a quirky team building day for your company, get in touch and we can come up with the right course for you!

    Times:

    bespoke

    Price:

    bespoke

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