English + Barista

from Canterbury College

Course Hours

Course Hours: Part-time study

27 hours taught over 2 weeks


Programme Length

Course length: 2 weeks

  • ­­­12 hours of learning the fundamental barista skills required to make coffee on a commercial espresso machine, including how to texture milk
  • 15 hours of hospitality English, including CV preparation & mock job interviews and coffee history

* Does not include self-practice on our machines


A minimum English level of Pre-Intermediate/B1 (CEFR) is required to enrol in this course

Course Overview: English + Barista

Canterbury College’s English + Barista course will provide students with no prior experience the necessary technical skills and knowledge to be able to confidently prepare each type of espresso beverage. You will learn how to make eight different types of coffee. 

Are you a coffee enthusiast?

Would like to gain employment in the hospitality industry?

Then this course is for you!

Course: English + Barista

What you will learn

You will learn how to Make:

Short Black

Long Black


Flat White




Hot Chocolate