Barista Courses

The Green Coffee Machine are running evening courses, be it for personal use at home, a great present or for those wanting to acquire the skills to become a barista.

The course covers both theory and practical elements;

A look at the origins and history of coffee

Exploring different types of coffee

An insight into harvesting and roasting coffee

Explains the workings of an espresso machine and grinder

How to operate a coffee machine

Setting up the grinder

Perfecting an espresso and extraction times

How to tamp correctly

Milk steaming and creating micro foam

Making a full range of coffees including;
Espresso, Macchiato, Latte, Cappuccino, Mocha, Flat White & Long black

The course will run for approximately 2.5 hours and includes a theory talk on coffee, hands on practical experience of making your very own drinks plus a certificate.

Bookings and payment need to be made at our coffee shop prior to the course. Or we can now accept payment over the phone – 07784 043056

£40 per person (Max 6 people)

Up coming dates;

Friday 19th January @ 7pm

Wednesday 21st February @ 7pm

Thursday 15th March @ 7pm

Tuesday 17th April @ 7pm


We can also offer private barista training for groups which can be tailored to your needs. £195 for an evening  (upto 8 people)

Check out a review of our barista course from the Gloucestershire Echo Click Here

Some tweets we’ve received….

“Just had a fab coffee course, very well taught, especially as I was totally new. I maybe hooked on coffee-making now. Thanks” – @happyellar

“Had a fun, informative eve tamping coffee & frothing milk on The Green Coffee Machine barista course tonight, thanks Chris” – @soozworld

“The Green Coffee Machine, great barista course tonight, thankyou!” – @cotswoldtable

“Great evening The Green Coffee Machine am an official barista now” – @danmurphy2710








Gloucester Rugby players having completed our barista course