Barista Beginner

Course fee: $245

New Zealand cafes and restaurants have a growing passion and reputation for consistently high standards in espresso coffee. Employers in the hospitality industry need staff that have, as part of their curriculum vitae, a sound understanding of how to produce espresso coffee on demand.

Participants in the Barista Beginner short course need to achieve 100% attendance and demonstrate a high level of competency in the production of espresso based coffees — Flat White, Cappuccino, Latté, Short Black, Mochaccino, Long Black; and in espresso machine operation and care.

To apply

a) If you have NOT been a student at AUT previously you must provide:

  • A verified copy of your passport or birth certificate. A Driver's License is not acceptable proof of identity. (N.B. student hub staff are able to provide document verification.)
  • Completed Short Course Application Form

b) International status applicants (Student, Work or Visitor visa) must provide (student hub staff are able to provide document verification):

c) If you are or have been a student at AUT, contact one of AUT's student hubs to be enrolled and pay the course fee.

Documents may be mailed, or handed in at an AUT Student Hub:

  • City Campus: WA building, Level 2, Monday to Friday 8am-5pm
  • North Campus: AG building, Level 1, Monday to Friday 8am-4.30pm
  • South Campus: MB building, Ground Level, Monday to Friday 8am-4.30pm.

Postal Address:
University Admissions Office
Registry Services
Auckland University of Technology (AUT)
Private Bag 92006
Auckland 1142

Max students: 12

Fees Payment Fees should be paid at the time of application. Enrolment will be cancelled if fees remain unpaid 10 days prior to the start of the course. Payment may be made Online; on any AUT Campus, or by Fees Invoice. If your employer is paying your fees please provide written confirmation or Purchase Order, with the employer's billing and contact person details. (Enrolment is not complete until payment of fees.)
Course Contact Ping Wu (Rita)
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 6225
Room: WH428C, WH Building
Venue School of Hospitality and Tourism, Piko Restaurant, Level 2, WH Building (WH209), AUT City Campus, Auckland City
Paper code Dates for 2017 Days Time Available Places

Every effort has been made to ensure this information is correct, however, course dates, fees and conditions may change and courses may be cancelled.

Last updated: 03-Jul-2017 2.27pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.