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.

£45 per person



All bookings need to be made online, please click the link below to see our up coming dates and book on;


If you have a voucher please have a look at available dates via the link above, send us an email with your desired date and we’ll book you in.


We can also offer private barista training for groups which can be tailored to your needs.

£195 + VAT for an evening  (upto 6 people). Please drop us an email to discuss available dates.



Our latest review from The Cotswold Food Blog

“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



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