Course Fees : R300 to R4950

There are various Barista training institutes offering ​Barista classes in South Africa​. You can make a career as a Barista after taking this course.


Here's a glimpse of what entails the course:


Barista Trainers

Courses offered


Fees (R)

Johannesburg Barista School

Barista classes

3 days

R 4850

Origin Coffee Roasting

Barista classes

3 days

R 3800

Mastertons Coffee Specialists

Barista classes




What are the best Barista training institutes in South Africa?


1. Cape Town Barista School, ​Cape Town, South Africa.

2. Johannesburg Barista School, ​Randburg, South Africa.

3. Origin Coffee Roasting, ​Cape Town, South Africa.

4. Mastertons Coffee and Tea Specialists, ​Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

5. Vintage Coffee Centurion, ​Centurion, South Africa.

6. Truth Coffee Roasting, ​Cape Town, South Africa.

7. Bean There Coffee Company, ​Johannesburg, South Africa.


What is the cost of Barista classes in South Africa?


The ​costof taking ​Barista classes in South Africa​ ranges from around R3000 to R5000. The cost depends on the course specialisation and the duration of the course.


What is the duration of Barista classes in South Africa?


The ​average durationof ​Barista classes in South Africa​ can vary from 1-3 days. It depends upon the area of specialization.


Why get Barista training in South Africa?


South Africa has one of the most elaborate and comprehensive sets of teachings to impart on people willing to pursue barista training. The country is outlandishly known for the various types of barista training courses it provides, in one of the biggest academies for barista training in the world by ORIGIN.


Here are some of the courses offered by the Barista Academy from Origin:


  • Professional Barista Course (3 days, R 3800)
  • Condensed Pro Course (1 day, R 3000)
  • Home Barista Course (4 hours, R 1000)
  • Alternative Brewing Course (3 hours, R 650)
  • Latte Art Course (3 hours, R 750)
  • Cupping Sessions (1 hour, R 75)


What will I learn in a Barista training course in Soth Africa?


All the aforementioned courses teach you a variety of skills and train you to become a world-class barista. Here are some of the skills that these courses will help you master:


  • Espresso extraction
  • Pour and drink recipes for Espressos, beverages, etc
  • Equipment handling - Grinder, Brewing Equipment, Coffee machines, etc
  • Customer handling
  • Art of texturing milk to make Latte art
  • Brewing techniques - Aeropress, French Press, Mokapot, etc
  • Coffee tasting


What jobs will I get as a Barista in South Africa?


After completing the classes ​Barista classes in South Africa,​ you can opt for the following career options:


  • Join a Coffee shop as a Barista.
  • Open your own coffee shop.
  • Train others aspiring to be Baristas.

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This course covers skilled presentation of all the most popular coffee drinks.

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This course is designed as an introduction to making good coffee. It is ideal for an aspiring barista, with little to no industry experience, wanting to learn how to make a great cup of coffee in a professional setting.

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Barista Skills

Barista Skills Course is Offered by CIRO Coffee Academy.

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3 Day Professional Barista Course

This is a perfect course for the coffee rookie that wants to learn everything about the coffee industry. Also, the intermediate Barista that wants to take their skill and knowledge to the next level.

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Presentation (Barista)

Learn the importance of presentation standards when preparing your coffee including latte art demonstration. “Great presentation equals great coffee”.

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Professional Barista Course

Improve your barista skills and knowledge by joining our wholesale customer training. Pour and brew coffee at a professional level with our 3-day in-depth coffee theory and hands-on brewing experience.

Institute by Origin Coffee Roasting [ Claim Listing ]

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The intention of the Barista Skills Programme is to provide training opportunities where relevant skills and competencies are obtained and applied in the Food and Beverage industry, ranging from small restaurants to hotels.

Institute by Edge Training
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Students are required to have a good understanding and be able to read and write in English. There is no exam for this course or accreditation, but students will receive a certificate of attendance.

Institute by Thirst Academy [ Claim Listing ]
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Barista course

Adriatic offers quality barista training at our specialised facilities in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban, backed by the world-renowned Italian coffee brand, Segafredo

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