Otago Polytechnic

STAR - Espresso Coffee/Coffee Origin and Production


Central Otago

Two days (9.00am-3.00pm each day)

On campus

Please enquire
Anytime via your high school Career Advisor

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During this course, you will learn how to prepare espresso beverages using specialised equipment and gain knowledge about coffee production.

Entry criteria

You must be Year 11, 12 or 13.

Course content
  • Unit Standard 17285: Demonstrate Knowledge of Espresso Coffee Equipment and Recipes and Prepare Espresso Beverages under Supervision (Level 2) (4 credits) 
  • Unit Standard 17284: Coffee Origin and Production (Level 3) (4 credits)
Class size

There must be a minimum of 6 students for this course to run and a maximum of 8.

How to apply

Talk to your school's Career Advisor who will contact Otago Polytechnic directly on your behalf.

Careers Advisors

Please email centralotago@op.ac.nz  or phone 0800 765 9276 for more information and to arrange enrolment of the student.


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