Dublin Bar Academy

2 Day Barista Course


As Dublin’s thriving coffee culture grows and consumer tastes become more discerning, there is an increasing demand for skilled baristas.

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An intensive, 2 day Barista course that provides all the practical skills and knowledge to make the perfect cup of coffee, from the classic Americano to a stylish Latte. Coffee Culture has reached new levels of sophistication. Our purpose built Coffee School is Irelands leading Barista Training Centre. Our courses are conducted on 3 styles of coffee machines, from entry level to advanced, and a selection of modern and classic grinders. This provides our students with a genuine coffee shop experience.

Duration: 2 Days

Time: 10am to 5pm

Cost: €239

Certificate: Illy / DBA Certificate awarded on completion

Any further course questions please contact: [email protected]

Day 1:


  • Coffee Origins
  • Harvesting, Processing & Roasting
  • Equipment
  • Grinder – settings & maintenance
  • Extracting the perfect Espresso.
  • Milk Steaming Techniques
  • Introduction to Latte Art.
  • Machine Cleaning

Day 2 


  • Latte Art Workshop
  • Creating the perfect Coffee menu
  • Practical machine work
  • Best practice & customer service

Paul Taylor
Head Barista

Paul developed a passion for coffee whilst living in New Zealand and Australia between 2001 and 2005. A time when our Australian friends were regarded as having the most advanced barista scene outside of Italy.   On his return to Dublin Paul worked at Third Floor Espresso (3FE) where he spent 2 years refining his trade. He was one of the founding owners of Tamp & Stitch in Temple Bar which was one of Irelands first Clothes & Coffee Boutiques. Tamp and Stitch was listed in the Irish Times as best new shop in 2013.

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Dublin Bar Academy is fully accredited with the European Bartender School

Supported by Vanguard Beer Collective. The one stop shop for Irish Craft Beer