Barista Training UK


As a coffee shop owner, or an entrepreneur considering becoming one, you will need a plethora of resources to get your business off the ground and create and maintain the coffee shop culture that can be so very lucrative.

One of the most important things you’ll need is a barista staff who can not only create the coffee shop offerings that lure customers to your coffee shop but also have the customer service skills to keep them coming back, creating the coffee community you are striving to build. Our professional barista training UK will help you achieve all of this and more.

Why You Need a Trained Barista Staff

Your baristas are the lifeblood of your coffee shop as a business owner. Talented baristas can convert first-time customers into long-term brand supporters who frequent your coffee shop on a regular, if not daily basis. Baristas with uneven coffee abilities or poor customer service skills, on the other hand, can be a liability that could sink your coffee business fast. That’s why it’s critical to provide extensive barista training UK to your employees.

Your customer experience will be determined by the caliber of your baristas. Customers should be delighted and happy that both themselves and the coffee have been treated with unwavering respect.

Coffee shop owners are not the only hospitality industry professionals who can benefit from offering their staff barista training UK though.


As coffee has become such a popular accompaniment to any meal, and such a popular beverage in general (Brits drink as much coffee as they do tea these days) any cafe or restaurant will benefit from having an espresso expert – or even a latte artist on staff. The same is true of hair and nail salons and other consumer-facing businesses that benefit from offering their customers extra perks like a great cup of coffee.

We can even help those who are coffee enthusiasts improve their home barista skills. If you want to impress guests, or simply expand your knowledge of preparing the beverages you love, much as you might if you took a cookery course, our barista training UK will help you do that.

Barista Training UK Courses Offered by Pearl Lemon Cafe

Wondering just what we teach at Pearl Lemon Cafe? Our offerings in terms of barista training UK include all the following popular coffee courses.


Quality Coffee Making Course

Our Quality Coffee Making Course is a fully immersive coffee class that focuses on brewing better coffee from all angles. The first half of the course focuses on establishing a basic grasp of coffee knowledge, including plant types, varietals, and cultivars, where it is grown, how it is processed, and how it travels from tree to cup, as well as how all of this connects to you.

The second stage of our barista training UK focuses on the principles of quality-oriented coffee brewing once you’ve gained this core knowledge.

Students will learn how to isolate and manage various brewing elements that affect coffee’s taste through supervised hands-on brewing experiments and tasting exercises. These barista abilities are essential for consistently producing great-tasting coffee and troubleshooting off-tasting results. Then we apply what we’ve learned to a variety of today’s most popular brewing devices.

Every learner will receive a packet of information that includes thorough notes, brewing recipes, guidance, and options for home brewing equipment. We’ve made our barista training UK program approachable and enjoyable for anyone with a passion for coffee!

This coffee workshop gives adequate hands-on lab time with experienced guidance in a friendly, non-intimidating environment for each learner. You will receive a certificate of training upon conclusion of this course, indicating that you have attended and successfully finished this professional barista training UK course.


Espresso and Milk Skills

Our Espresso and Milk Skills Course is a popular barista training class that caters to both home and professional baristas. We teach the skills necessary to prepare the best quality espresso and milk-based drinks through hands-on training in our state-of-the-art café, as well as the accepted science and reasoning behind the skills taught. Participants will feel confident running an espresso machine, balancing an espresso grinder, steaming/texturing and pouring milk, producing all of the classic espresso-based beverages, and cleaning and maintaining equipment after completing this barista class!

We are a full-service professional coffee school with expert instructors, several espresso machines, and cutting-edge training methodologies and methodology that sets the standard in the specialty coffee market. We are not a coffee roaster or gear supplier that sells coffee, equipment, or services through barista training programs.

Your employees will receive a certificate of accomplishment after completing this course, proving that they attended and successfully finished this professional barista training course, which is a great recognition and motivation tool.

As an employer, you’ll get a better-trained staff who can help you expand your offerings while also protecting your investment in expensive machinery that will now be used with the utmost skill. As a home barista, you’ll get an amazing feeling of accomplishment and some great bragging rights!

Latte Art Skills

Want to master the skill of latte art pouring? Is this a statement you’ve heard yourself making before? – “The guy in the YouTube video makes pouring latte art look so simple, but mine never turns out quite right.” If you said “YES!” then you’re the perfect candidate for our latte art class.

The Pearl Lemon Cafe Latte Art Course is a hands-on barista training UK class for coffee professionals and home coffee aficionados who want to perfect their latte art and milk abilities.

Advanced milk steaming and texturing techniques, as well as pouring mechanics and how to create the most popular latte art designs, such as the heart and ringed heart, tulip, and rosetta, will be covered.

This session gives adequate personalized one-on-one training from our staff of professional coffee educators, and class sizes are kept small to guarantee ample practice time for everyone. Our top priority is to make learning enjoyable, approachable, and results-oriented for you!

“Will the skills taught in this session apply to my home espresso machine as well?” is another frequently asked question. Yes, they will. While we train on professional espresso machines, we also get a lot of requests from home coffee aficionados who want to improve their latte art skills. The techniques we teach are applicable to any situation and to any coffee machine with milk steaming capabilities.


Barista Customer Service Skills Course

Customer service skills are as important to becoming a well-rounded barista as coffee-making skills are, and they can certainly make or break any coffee shop or hospitality business. However, they are often one of the most neglected aspects of barista training.

As a part of the Pearl Lemon Group, we have access to some of the best customer service and sales trainers in the business, and we tap their expertise to offer this barista training UK offering to anyone who will be serving coffee in a customer-facing environment.

The average coffee shop can be a frustratingly fast-paced environment, and sometimes customers can seem hard to please. Our training classes will equip students with the knowledge, and the coping skills, to provide the best possible customer service even under pressure.

For baristas completing this course will make their job easier and more enjoyable, and ideally, increase their tip earnings. For business owners, it will ensure that their staff can offer the high levels of personalised customer service that coffee lovers expect.

In addition to these popular barista training UK courses at Pearl Lemon Cafe we are happy to create bespoke training classes that are suited to the exact needs of our business clients.

Interested in learning more about barista training UK from Pearl Lemon Cafe? contact us today and let’s talk.

We'd Love To Hear From You!