Shaker Barista School

Learn more about what we do, our courses, and how we can help you.

What We’re All About

Shaker has offered barista training from our Cape Town and Johannesburg schools since 2010. We work in partnership with Cape Town Barista School, Johannesburg Barista School, and Mischu Coffee to bring our students all there is to know about great-tasting coffee. Students get the benefit of years of expertise from our award-winning baristas refined into our short courses. Our team are on hand both during your course and afterwards, to offer you advice on a career in coffee. You will always be part of the Shaker and Barista School family.

Barista Training Courses

Our courses are designed for everyone from beginners to those looking to upgrade their skills to competition level. All of our barista courses are accredited by SCASA, the Speciality Coffee Association of South Africa. Check out our courses to see how we can further your career in coffee.

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Why Choose Shaker For Your Training

Internationally
Accredited Courses

Taught by Experienced
Baristas

2,000 Learners Trained
A Year

93% Learner
Satisfaction Score

Shaker Barista Courses

5 Day Professional Barista Course

R 9 650,00

This is a perfect course for the coffee rookie that wants to learn everything about the coffee industry or the intermediate barista that wants to take their skill and knowledge to the next level.

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1 Day Introduction To Barista

R 1 900,00 - 1 750,00

An introduction to the art of the barista for anyone considering a career in coffee, who works in a restaurant and/or bar and wants to learn to pour the perfect cup.

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3 Day Intermediate Barista Course

R 5 550,00

This is a perfect course for the coffee rookie that wants to learn everything about the coffee industry or the intermediate barista that wants to take their skill and knowledge to the next level.

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Interested in starting a journey in barista training?

Contact us and we will help you every step of the way.

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Upgrade your Skillset with a Package Deal

If you're interested in a career in the hospitality industry then the more skills you have, the better. Both our Master Bartender Package and our Superyacht Package include the 3 Day Professional Barista Course alongside a selection of bartending courses.

Master Bartender Package

R 36 400,00Johannesburg

The Master Bartender Package is the full house deal. Offering all our top courses currently available at Shaker. This package will take you to the top level of bartending.

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Superyacht Package

R 18 200,00Johannesburg

The perfect package has been put together with the core beverage skills need for the world’s top superyachts. This package will get you confident with making cocktails, coffee and spirit knowledge. We also will give you some tips for dealing with demanding clients.

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The Knowledge Centre

This is where we share all our bartending and barista knowledge, from recipes and skills to industry news and events.