This course covers the following topics:
Section 1 - Coffee Origins And Characteristics
Coffee origins and characteristics, History of coffee, The coffee plant, The beans, Coffee cultivation and characteristics, Decaffeinated coffee.
Section 2 - The Essential Equipment
The Essential equipment, Coffee Machine, The grinder, Other useful equipment.
Section 3 - The Perfect Espresso
Making the perfect espresso, Four steps to the perfect espresso
Section 4 – Milk
Steaming milk, Foaming milk, Which milk?
Section 5 - Making Great Coffee
Making great coffee, Classic coffees, Liqueur coffees, Coffee styles, Working efficiently, How to work efficiently-video
Section 6 - Latte Art
Preparing for latte art, Three basic designs, The technique.
Section 7 - Caring For Your Equipment
Caring for your equipment, How to clean your coffee machine, Cleaning the group heads, How to clean your grinder.
This course has been endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality [IOH], the Scottish Qualifications Authority [SQA] and Quality Marked by the Hospitality Guild.
The certificate can be downloaded from within the course once the learning has been completed. A learndirect completion certificate will also be sent by email.