Courses

 ESPRESSO 101, MASTERCLASS SERIES
& ROASTERS COURSE
ESPRESSO 101 

One thing we know about coffee is that there is always more to learn. When you're ready to take the next step, the best place to start is with our three-hour introductory espresso course. Running in both Noosa and Brunswick, it's perfectly suited to the home barista or aspiring coffee professional as well as any devoted drinker who wants to learn more. Our Espresso 101 course gets you behind the coffee machine, pouring shots, working on your latte art and learning tips and tricks for turning out consistently great coffee. 

Espresso 101 Brunswick East:

Book Friday March 3

Book Friday March 9

Book Friday March 16

Espresso 101 in Noosa:

Book Monday February 26

Book Friday March 16 

You can also purchase an Espresso 101 Gift Voucher for that lucky coffee-lover in your life, for a spot in a future class in Brunswick East or Noosa

MASTERCLASS SERIES  (FEBRUARY 27 - APRIL 3) 

The Padre Masterclass Series is a set of classes designed as an all encompassing sensory training experience. The Masterclasses are ideal for anyone looking to develop their sensory skill set, coffee knowledge or considering sitting the Q-Arabica exam.

Each Masterclass draws upon an element from the Q-Grading course and is hosted by our qualified Q-Grader and trainer. The exercises within each class are modelled to the specifications and protocols as outlined by the Coffee Quality Institute and Specialty Coffee Association of America. 

Participants have the option to purchase tickets for individual classes or the entire series of 6 at a discounted rate. To book an entire series pass, please give us a call on (03) 9380 8225 or email us at hello@padrecoffee.com.au. 

Book Part 1: Sensory Test (Tuesday February 27) 

Book Part 2: Calibration and Cupping (Tuesday March 3) 

Book Part 3: Organic Acids (Tuesday March 13) 

Book Part 4: Olfactory Skills and Roast Identification (Tuesday March 20) 

Book Part 5: Green Grading and Defects (Tuesday March 27) 

Book Part 6: Triangulations (Tuesday April 3) 

ROASTERS COURSE 

Our one-day intensive Roasters Course shares what we’ve learnt about running a successful commercial roastery. This course covers all the essentials of sourcing great green coffee to planning, executing and analysing the roast. Also discover some of the unique tools and techniques that have made our roastery a success. Courses are run in small groups with a maximum of four attendees. 

If you are interested in booking a place in our Roasters Course, or for further information, please get in touch via email at hello@padrecoffee.com.au or phone (03) 9380 8225. We are more than happy to answer all of your questions!