Coffee-making short course


Central Otago

One day, 9.00am-4.00pm

On campus

To be confirmed for 2021
Want to learn the art of coffee-making?

This one day coffee-making course will teach you how to make a great cup of coffee! You will learn how to prepare espresso beverages using commercial espresso coffee equipment.


Trish Wilson will run this short course. Trish has more than twenty five years’ experience working in the hospitality industry, both in New Zealand and in Europe. During this time, Trish has worked as an Executive Chef in three busy cafés, has owned her own catering business and managed her own café. Over the years she has made many coffees and learnt many skills and tips by working alongside some highly-skilled Baristas.

Trish has many years of Otago Polytechnic Catering and Barista lecturing experience at both the Central Otago and Dunedin campuses. She also teaches on our Trades Academy Hospitality programme and our STAR programmes for high school students which includes Food Safety courses and Barista training. Trish has also trained front of house students to a national level for the Toque D’Or competition which is held in Auckland each year.

For more information

To find out more, please phone 0800 765 9276.

Please apply early as spaces are limited on this course.