Kimbo Coffee, Brentford
City & Guilds Barista Skills Level 2 VRQ (7102-53)
The foundation qualification centres on coffee and in particular espresso, however it also incorporates filter coffee, tea, chocolate, juices and smoothies. Four areas of learning are explored:
- The background to the raw materials
- How to produce the range of drinks
- How to operate, care for and maintain the machinery
- Customer Service.
The information is passed on through a minimum of 20 hours classroom time as well as practice in the workplace, before practical and written assessments take place. The training course lasts for three days. Full information on the course can be found here.
Accredited Trainer: Nicola Pace