C.A.F.E. | genU Training | RTO 5553 C.A.F.E. | genU Training | RTO 5553
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The C.A.F.E. microcredential gives you hands-on experience in food preparation, serving beverages, barista coffee making, customer service, processing financial transactions and workplace hygiene and cleanliness.

Register today and develop the skills required to work competently in this booming industry.

Coffee and Food & Beverage Essentials includes the following nationally accredited units:

  • SITXFSA005 Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITXFIN007 Process financial transactions
  • SITHFAB024 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages

Upon request the following units can be added to the course:

  • SITHFAB025 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
  • SITHFAB021 Provide responsible service of alcohol

Course length will increase if optional units are added.

On successful completion, learners will receive a Statement of Attainment for all accredited units.

When you study with genU Training, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen course.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. You can apply for this course now.

Study requirements

During your study, you will need to meet specific requirements that are necessary for you to complete your course work and be successful:

  • Students will need to demonstrate that they have the appropriate language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills

What you will learn?

  • Build the skills and knowledge to prepare and serve a range of non- espresso coffees and other non-alcoholic beverages.
  • Learn how to process cash and other payments for products and services, including operating an EFTPOS machine, preparing a cash float and investigating reconciliation discrepancies.
  • Understand how to prevent contamination of food that might cause foodborne illnesses and understand relevant food safety laws, standards, and codes.

Additional units that teach you how to prepare and serve espresso coffee and provide responsible service of alcohol are also available.

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Coffee and Food & Beverage Essentials is a microcredential for professional development. It will help you in your job search and provide potential employers with the confidence that you have achieved these skills.

Australian residents can access this course via our full fee for service rate.

Full fee
$AUD $1,800.00

* Course costs may vary subject to location and equipment requirements

There may also be other charges such as material or amenities fees. A genU Training staff member will assist you in determining your course fees and a statement of fees detailing all course charges will be provided prior to enrolment.

For full details of genU Training’s course fees please view our Fees & Charges page.

genU Training offer Coffee and Food & Beverage Essentials, in the following format:

On-campus: Study face to face (in a classroom setting)

5 days: 9:30am – 4:00pm

Time zones: Local state time zones are observed

Please select your preferred course location and date from the list below.

Click the Apply button and complete the online application. Once we receive your application, our Customer Enquiries Team will contact you to progress your application and advise of next steps. Find out more about the application process.

If you need support to complete your application, we are happy to help. Simply call 1300 582 687 or contact us online.

Study Mode:
On-campus (day)

Course Length
5 days