Training Courses

Schibello Caffe’ Training Academy

Here at Schibello we are passionate about producing the very best coffee possible. Our Caffé Training Academy hosts the latest and most modern equipment. Our qualified expert Trainers have over 30 years of industry experience and have educated hundreds of students in the best practices of coffee making and customer service.

We proudly support our own café and restaurant businesses, up-skilling new and existing staff to ensure the most professional coffee service to delight customers. In addition to this, we offer training to the general public offering an exceptional experience for home baristas, coffee aficionados, high school students and corporate groups.

At our state of the art training studio we offer a variety of training options that will suit what you are looking for, from a simple Back to Basics Course to get you started to Nationally Accredited Qualification courses.

Complete your experience with a Nationally Accredited Qualification, Statement of Attainment in Preparing and serving espresso coffee and using hygienic practices for food safety. Most of our courses run weekly but call us today on 02 9807 6033 to find out when the next course is, or email us on

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Certified Schibello Courses 

Advanced Barista

Duration: 4 hours
Cost: $160
Advanced only – prerequisite Accredited Barista Course

Incorporating the skills and knowledge learnt in the Accredited Barista Course, this follow up session aims at giving the participant a higher level of understanding for perfecting the art of the perfect cup.

This two part course will focus primarily on giving a higher level of understanding of the entire environment surrounding coffee making.

Included in this course:

  • How coffee beans are harvested, processed and roasted to produce different flavour profiles
  • Advanced espresso extraction and diagnosis
  • An up close look at coffee beans and grinds and why your coffee grinder is so important
  • How to look after your espresso machine and grinder and troubleshoot problems that may occur
  • Factors that can affect coffee taste and foam stability, covering the question “Are all milks the same?”
  • How to prepare milk for latte art
  • Coffee art techniques, fudging and etching
  • Plenty of hands-on practicing time for learners

Back to Basics

Duration: 3 hours
Cost: $120
Little or No Experience

This course covers the fundamentals of creating basic espresso-style coffees. The student will learn how to correctly adjust and clean grinders, extract the perfect espresso shot, basic milk techniques, coffee machine cleaning and maintenance.

This course will focus on setting up a grinder and cleaning. No latte art or pouring will be done in this course.

Cupping and Roasting Master Class

Duration: 3 hours
Cost: $150
All Levels

Take this unforgettable experience and indulge yourself in the “seed to cup” journey. Our Master Roaster will lead you from how we at Schibello carefully source the best green coffee in the world to the final result, roasting and producing a perfect end product.

Watch and learn how to roast coffee (Single Origin or a signature blend). Lots of time to taste, experience and ask the questions you have always wanted to know the answers to.

Let us guide you through coffee cupping: a tasting technique used to evaluate coffee aroma and flavour profile of a coffee. Learn how to understand differences between coffee growing regions, how to evaluate and create impeccable coffee blends.

Conclude the course with a hands on practical session on creating the perfect espresso on our state of the art coffee machines. Time will allow for building the techniques required to achieve perfection.

Machine Mechanics

Duration: 2 hours
Cost: $120
Coffee machine owners

Full understanding of the mechanics of all the equipment including grinders. Trouble shoot and fix minor problems, including changing spare parts both in machines and grinders. How to clean and maintain equipment. This course will be conducted by our experienced technicians and mechanics.

Team Building and Staff Personal Development

Duration: Tailored to suit your group
Cost: POA
Corporate Groups

Let us host your next Personal Development day, Christmas party or Team Building event with a coffee making experience.

Attendees will learn the art of coffee making in a fun and interactive way, our trainers will ensure the best possible experience for your group.

Why not conclude your session with a fully catered morning or afternoon high tea?

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Nationally Accredited Courses 

We have now started co partnership with Statewide Business Training (SBT) thanks to which we are able to guarantee nationally accredited courses to our customers.  Experiences and Nationally recognized trainers together with our state of art training academy will be able to give you the best training in matter of hospitality, food and safety and hygiene.

Book now by calling 02 9807 6033 or by writing an email to You can find us at 19 Leeds Street, Rhodes 2138, Sydney NSW.

Nationally Accredited Barista Training Course

Duration: 6 Hours plus pre-class work
Cost: $250
All levels – no prerequisites

The Schibello Caffé Academy proudly runs quality espresso coffee courses with a strong emphasis on preparing graduates with the skills and knowledge required to work in the café and hospitality industry.

This accredited course is comprised of a two part training session which allows students to work at their own pace on theory prior to the hands-on component on the day of training. Maximising practical coffee making time.

Our coffee courses are held in our brand new purpose built training academy using the most modern coffee machines, grinders and equipment.

We guarantee NO shortage of coffee, NO shortage of milk and NO shortage of equipment. NO waiting around for your turn!

Whether you know a little about coffee making or you know a lot, the training is tailored to suit your needs. Our expert and qualified trainers will take your prior knowledge into consideration to ensure an engaging and fun learning experience.

This course covers:

  • The history and economics of coffee: “Coffee is more than a drink”
  • Using and adjusting the coffee grinder
  • Coffee machine operation
  • Extracting the perfect espresso
  • Heating and texturing milk correctly
  • Free pouring and coffee presentation
  • Preparing coffee menu items
  • Cleaning and maintenance of equipment
  • Employment and placement Information

BONUS: Includes up to 3 months of free practice sessions on training days to ensure your competence and confidence.

Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a Statement of Attainment from Statewide Business Training (RTO # 90828)

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Food and Safety Supervisor

Duration: 6 hours
Cost: $200
Food Service staff

The NSW Food Safety Supervisor (FSS) course is designed for those looking to enter into or currently in the hospitality/retail industries in New South Wales. The Food Act 2003 (NSW) requires certain food businesses in the NSW hospitality and retail food service sector to have at least one trained Food Safety Supervisor (FSS).

Businesses affected by the Food Safety Supervisor certification are those who provide ready-to-eat food, not in its original packaging. This includes: – Restaurants and Cafes – Caterers and Mobile Food Vendors – Bakeries – Hotels and Clubs – Supermarkets (hot food sales) – Takeaway shops.

The NSW Food Authority introduced this course to help reduce food borne illness in the hospitality and retail food service sectors in NSW and to improve food handler skills and knowledge.

This interactive and engaging classroom based training will ensure participants are armed with the essential knowledge required to perform the following tasks:

  • Follow hygiene procedures and identify food hazards
  • Report any personal health issues
  • Prevent food and Cross Contamination of food and food products
  • Follow food safety program
  • Prepare and Store food safely
  • Maintain a clean environment
  • Dispose of food safely

Upon successful completion of this course participants receive a Statement of Attainment from Statewide Business Training (RTO # 90828). More information at:  NSW Food Authority,  Food Safety Supervisor Guidelines

RSA (Responsible Service of Alcohol) / RCG (Responsible Gambling Service)

Duration: 6 Hours plus pre-class work
Cost RSA: $150
Cost RSA: $100
Cost Combo: $220 (*book them together and SAVE $30)
Audience: All levels

The RSA (Responsible Service of Alcohol) is a mandatory course that is essential if you wish to work in any licensed premises where alcohol is sold or served.

The RCG (Responsible Conduct of Gambling) Certificate is required before commencing employment by club secretaries, hoteliers and staff involved in gaming related functions on licenced premises.

Our face to face classes led by experts in the industry with years of experience.  Get the knowledge and skills you need to give you the edge when seeking employment in the hospitality and retail industries.

Statewide Business Training (RTO # 90828) are approved by the Office of Liquor, Gaming & Racing (OLGR) to deliver the NSW RSA and RCG Courses.

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