Espresso Stuff Barista Skills Level 2 and 3


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Espresso Stuff Barista Skills Level 2 and 3 Work Books and Assessment Books. Level 2 covers Unit Standards 17285 Demonstrate knowledge of commercial espresso equipment and prepare espresso beverages under supervision, 17286 Prepare and present pressed coffee for service and 17287 Prepare and present filtered coffee for service and Level 3 covers Unit Standards 17284 Demonstrate knowledge of coffee origin and production and 17288 Prepare and present espresso beverages for service. We have written and produced our own books that are very easy for the student to work through and complete the theory and practical assessments.

These work books are a great tool for understanding the basics of the skills and techniques needed to produce coffee to the cafe industry standard. They include helpful hints and facts that we have learnt over our 30 years experience teaching barista skills throughout New Zealand. The main aspects of producing a cafe quality espresso, filter and plunger coffee are covered in detail. The material has helpful checklists and troubleshooting information.

The level 3 learning material work book is a great resource for using in your home. This will be useful even if you don’t want to complete the theory and practical assessments. This resource will show you all of the skills and techniques you will need to produce cafe quality espresso beverages. It covers in detail grinding, tamping, extracting the shot and milk texturing. All of the processes are covered by a sequence of coloured photos.

All our learning material books contain full colour photographs of all the stages of producing quality coffee beverages. They also have a full cafe espresso menu with the industry recipes as used in cafes.

We are accredited to conduct the practical assessments as part of this NZQA approved course.

You cannot achieve the unit standards unless you complete the practical assessments with a qualified assessor. Please contact us for further information.

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Book Type

Workbook, Assessment Book