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Qualified Barista Award (3 Days) *4 Places

Barista School Ireland - BSI
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Do you work with coffee?

Do you want to work with coffee?

Do you just have an interest in Coffee?

BSI/QBA - Barista School Ireland/Qualified Barista Award
This is our most comprehensive course.

Total novice to someone already working in specialty coffee or who has a desire to work in specialty coffee, who employs supervisors, baristas or just has an interest in coffee. You will learn right from the beginning what it takes to become a professional barista. We will give you the tools and support you need to keep progressing forward.
You will learn about the origins of coffee, milk suppliers, milks, espresso machine equipment, troubleshooting bad milk, beverages recipes used by specialty coffee shops, competitions and opportunities available today. After your course, you will have a brand new outlook on the craft and will be able to wow your customers with your knowledge and skills.
This is often the slight margin between a good barista and a great one.

Each module has been carefully designed to give you an edge over your competitors within the specialty coffee industry. We are constantly reviewing and updating the course content so you can enter the course completely assured that you will be taught the newest and most in demand tricks of the trade.


What really sets this course apart from others is the Work Experience in a busy specialty coffee shop. The work experience will take place in 1 of 2 possible coffee shops, these are specialty coffee shops that’s main focus and product is coffee. All staff members in both shops will have been trained in full by BSI – Barista School Ireland trainers.


Once you are a BSI qualified barista the opportunities are endless. We have a dedicated list of trade partners that we recommend our qualified baristas to them for any open barista positions they have.

Want to travel? Why not take your skills to a trendy espresso bar in South Korea, a slick Italian specialty coffee shop in Rome, or join the buzzing specialty coffee scene in Cork or Dublin.The power is in your hands.

Course Detail
Lunch 1-2pm
Location - BSI Cork
Price - €495 REDUCED Now €395

Delivered by Wilfried Gilbert

Full details & Booking

We break our classes down into two segment area's, 1. Theory 2. Practical. By doing this we can can clearly focus on each area and define the individual needs of each student.

Day 1 - 9:30 - 17:00

Barista Workshop L1
Barista Station Management
The Barista Mindset
Intro - L1 Customer service

Day 2 - 9:30 - 17:00
Barista Level 2
Advanced latte art
Barista assessment - Practical
Barista assessment - Theory
CV - Review & Recommendations (If requested)

Day 3 - (Minimum 7 hours)
Practical Work Experience (1 - day)
To be organised on an agreed date after completing day 1 & 2.

Opening Up - Procedures/Closing Up Procedures
Managing a barista station
Operating a POS
Serving Customers
Producing drinks under pressure
Implementing HACCP protocols