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Espresso Machine Operation

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In this short course you will learn and gain knowledge in the basics of espresso coffee, as well as coffee cultivation and processing, roasting and blending, different coffee styles, coffee bean storage, grinder setting, milk texturing, and how to operate and clean a commercial espresso machine.

Achievement of these units provides credit towards qualifications in the SIT Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package.


This skill set is part of the Skills Ready program. Other skill sets can be found on our Course List (opens in a new tab) page.



    Upon successful completion you will obtain a Statement of Attainment.

    Licensing, Legislation and Regulation Requirements

    • Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is a statutory authority in the Australian Government Health portfolio,
    • FSANZ develops food standards for Australia and New Zealand,
    • Work Health and Safety Act 2020,
    • The relevant Central Regional TAFE policies and procedures will also be applied to delivery and assessment of this qualification.

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      Available all year round, 2023

      Kalgoorlie - Espresso Machine Operation - Self Paced Onsite

      Duration 12 Days
      When Available all year round, 2023
      Where Kalgoorlie
      How On Campus
      Course fee
      Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
      General $186.30 $71.84 $258.14
      Concession $55.20 $71.84 $127.04

      Please note: Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

      • Fees may differ between campus locations due to the difference between elective units in the course study plan or a need to adapt courses to meet local industry needs.
      • Fees may also differ for individuals depending on units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning (RPL).
      • Fees are payable at the time of enrolment.
      • Total fees quoted include tuition fees and resource fees. You may also be required to purchase text books, uniforms or other personal equipment that are not included in this fee estimate.
      • For Lower Fees, Local Skills (half-price) courses please refer to additional eligibility information above.
      • Concession rates: If eligible, proof of concession must be presented.
      • Concessions and the secondary school age fee cap do not apply to commercial courses (short courses), or Foundation Programs (i.e ESL and General Education).
      • Secondary school aged persons (in 2023, students born on or after 1 July 2005 who are at least 15 years old in 2023) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course (tuition) fee chargeable is $420. Additional resource fees and discretionary fees may apply. 
      • VET Student Loans for eligible courses and fee caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.

      More information: Visit our fees and payment options page or call us on 1800 672 700

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