Level 2 Award in Barista Skills
A short practical course aimed at developing learners with the knowledge and key skills required to become a Barista.
Over the last 10 years, the retail coffee industry has grown exponentially, reaching and populating markets in various regions worldwide. Through this growth, the industry has not only seen a rise in manufacturing employees, such as farmers and roasters, but there has also been an emergence of the 'professional barista'.
Baristas have become well known for being a cornerstone to any coffee shop or cafe; delivering great quality beverages and customer service. The Level 2 Award in Barista Skills has been developed to ensure that students with aspirations of becoming a Barista have the skills and finesse needed to perform the role to a high level.
Through the programme, learners are taught the fundamentals of grinding, brewing and serving coffee and other beverages in a professional environment. This means learners are taught to manage a variety of ingredients and equipment in order to execute the art of coffee-making at a commercial standard.
A key component of the course is Customer Service Skills. This element of the programme highlights the importance of teamwork, communication and adaptability; all essential to operate in a coffee shop or any other food and beverage establishment.
This Level 2 programme is open access although applicants should be over 16, have completed secondary education and have some English fluency.
Level 2 Award in Barista Skills (QAN: 610/0242/2)
Students must achieve:
|Credit Value (CV): 9|
|Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for Qualification: 25||Total Qualification Time (TQT) for Qualification: 40|
|Unit Code||Unit Title||L||CV||GLH||Assessment Method|
|Award Total (1 unit)||9||25|