Join Our Coffee Academy Training Course

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Due to national COVID-19 restrictions, we have temporarily suspended offline activities and learning in this space. We will provide further updates on this in due course.

Course start dates:
Monday 23rd Sep – Friday 4th Oct 2019

We have just launched our latest employability programme: Coffee Academy, with support from our wonderful partners Refuge Coffee, Sail and Anchor and Each IPS. The Coffee Academy is a free accredited training programme providing professional Barista skills for anyone looking for work in the coffee industry.

We will be running four courses this year – each course is two weeks’ long and includes work experience in a local coffee shop and ongoing support with CV writing, interview skills and securing work. And you’ll get to make and drink lots of artisanal coffee!

On our 2-week training and work
experience programme you will learn:

  • How to use professional barista equipment
  • Essential knowledge about coffee, from bean roasting and grinding to different brewing processes
  • How to make the perfect espresso-based drinks: cappuccino, latte, americano, macchiato and flat white
  • Milk steaming skills for a velvety smoothness as well as milk art

You will gain:

  • Customer service,
    literacy and
    numeracy skills
  • Personal mentoring
    in CV writing and interview skills
  • Recognised AQA accreditation in
    barista skills
  • Work experience at a local coffee shop
  • FREE Bus Pass

Click here to download a registration form

Once completed, email to: or post to our address Sufra NW London, 160 Pitfield Way, NW10 0PW

With special thanks to: