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Barista Course and Career Info

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Barista Course and Career Info Description

 

Course Classification:

Food and Beverage

Course Description:

You need to at least be a college graduate to become a barista, but undergoing barista training will give you an edge when looking for a job. At these short courses, you will get to learn about the different types coffee, tea, milk tea, cocktails, and drinks as well as the different ways of preparing, cupping, and serving them. You can also take up a coffee business management course if you want to advance your career.

Cost of Education:

The cost of the short courses can range anywhere from P2,500 to P5,500. However, the cost of education can increase, depending upon the number of hours per day and the number of days per course or training. In fact, some training courses can cost as much as P7,500 for a six-hours for two-days workshop.

Top Universities for Course:

  • Some schools that are offering barista training and workshop include Center for Hospitality Arts and Management Philippines, The Philippine Barista and Coffee Academy, Inc., World Food and Beverages Institute, and TESDA or Technical Education and Skills Development Authority.

 

Top Universities Link:

Course Skills and Factors

 

Skills/Physical Attributes:

  • Tactful, respectful, and diplomatic since you’ll be dealing with different customers.
  • Good communication skills and rapport with customers.
  • Pleasant- and neat-looking.
  • Friendly, energetic, and must have an engaging and lively personality.
  • Good in communicating with people and coworkers.
  • A team player with good organizational skills.
  • Able to multitask but know how to prioritize tasks.
  • Flexible and creative.

 

Responsibilities:

  • As a barista, you are responsible for preparing excellent beverages for the establishment’s customers. As such, you will be working behind the counter, mixing and blending drinks, interacting with customers, and sometimes operating the cash register. It is also your responsibility to maintain the cleanliness of the area and making sure that the health and safety guidelines imposed by local laws are met.

 

 

Career Outlook and Global Demand

 

Global Demand:

The local demand for baristas is only going to increase as tourism rises. Restaurants and bars will rise in number to accommodate the higher number of tourists and visitors. With this, the demand for baristas will increase. As for global demand, countries that rely heavily on tourism are always looking for Filipino baristas. Some of these countries include the Middle East such as Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, and Qatar. Singapore is also hiring Filipino Baristas.

Expected Salary:

Baristas usually earn P350 to P400 per day or at least P8,000 per month, depending upon the establishment you’re working for. However, if you work abroad, the salary is more competitive at P30,000.

Opportunities for Advancement:

From a barista, you could advance to a managerial position such as assistant store manager to store manager where you’ll be in charge of the food and beverage division of the establishment.

 

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  1. hello,

    dear sirs or madams i am from Ethiopia i love coffee and coffee making.I grow up around coffee spelling it as well as drinking it as it is traditional beverage in my home country. coffee is roasted and celebrated three to four times a day. recently i graduated from Mekelle university institute of technology (EiT-M)with Architecture and urban planning …. but my heart in different place i love the art of coffee making and serving i want to make people happy by making the best coffee ….. i want to be the best professional barrister in my country if good willing i want to change my path of my life to coffee business and one day to own my own coffee house.
    so, please help me find a scholar ship to the best barista school of art .

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