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by Eddie (subscribe)
Born safely within the Gen Y cohort, Eddie is a Sydney-born ABC brought up by a loving family. All in all, a happy-chappy University student keen to help others updated on the lovely city that Sydney truly is.
Published February 19th 2013
Unlimited coffee - what more can you ask for?
Contrary to the generic name,'The Coffee School' is a win-win situation. What's awesome is not only the fact that you get a qualification required to progress in barista work, but that you also get a heck of a lot fun out of it. And yes, you get free coffee.

The subject today is The Coffee School, an organisation that operates around all states in Australia. Having gone to the Sydney branch, I can tell you that I was genuinely impressed.

Upon entering for your lesson, you are greeted by workers that are enthusiastic and welcoming. Don't be fazed by the small room, the coffee machines are all pristine clean and professional (see below). I was even given time to talk to other students.

Coffee Machine - The Coffee School
The coffee machines provided for trainees

But lo and behold this is not your first day of high school - it's coffee school! We are quickly shown a video that teaches the basics which are covered thoroughly and at just the right pace to keep you interested. By the end of it, I was just busting to just get started already!

The sessions then started, where we were instructed to make coffee and after lunch break, a coffee art session. The mentors walked around and made sure to give constructive and friendly advice. Before I knew it, the day was over, and I reluctantly had to leave a room that I had met a lot of people and above all had a lot on fun in.

Drawing a spiral during the Coffee Art session

Overall, whether or not you want to pursue your dream to become an esteeemed barista or have a fun day out, The Coffee School can both pave your path but also provide a different but exciting day out.

P.S A free training sesh is offered anytime afterwards too!
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Why? It is a win-win situation.
Phone: 9211 9779
Where: Sydney CBD
Cost: ~$100 for a full day course
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Great article Eddie! We would love it if you could come and try our Barista Course here in Sydney as well. We are


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