City and Guilds International Award in Barista Skills—Level 2
Duration: 20 Hours
Date: Semester 1: TBA; Semester 2: July 2020
Time: Evening Classes—5:00—8:00 pm
Location: Hospitality and Services Campus, Ngatangiia
Number of Participants: 12
Must be 18 years and over.
This vocationally related qualification has been designed by City & Guilds in order to:
• meet the needs of candidates who work or want to work as baristas in the hospitality sector
• allow candidates to learn, develop and practice the skills for employment and/or career progression in the hospitality sector.
This unit provides candidates 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 – this includes coffee bars, coffee houses, cafés, hotels and restaurants.
Candidates will be introduced to the full range of products used in making beverages. They will learn where the products come from and some of the processes
they go through, from growing to the final drink. They will also learn the importance of taking care of the products in order to provide an excellent final result.
It also looks at the full range of equipment, identifies safety aspects and how to operate the equipment to deliver the desired drink quality. Candidates will bring together the knowledge and skills acquired to produce good quality drinks consistently. Candidates will be able to identify and correct problems as they arise. Also
covered is the importance of presenting a positive personal image and the use of effective communication techniques.
The unit is designed to be taken as a stand-alone qualification to increase specialist skills and knowledge, but it can also be taken alongside other qualifications.
Course Fee: $100
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 12
- Assessments Yes