Our barista training masterclass is a 3 hour course designed to increase your coffee knowledge and give you the skills to pull the perfect shot of espresso – either at home or in a work environment.

Our courses are held by our own coffee gurus, all of whom have experience from roasting the green beans all the way to the finished cup.

Our Basic Barista Class is aimed at both the home enthusiast who wants to increase their knowledge and skills and for those who are or wish to work within the hospitality industry. You do not need any specific prior knowledge to participate in and enjoy this class.


The course is held in our Finnieston coffee shop and consists of a balanced approach to theory and practical work.  In a small group you will learn:

– The origins of coffee

– Agriculture of coffee

– Processing of the green beans 

– Hands on introduction to the workings of a professional espresso machine and grinder

– How to grind/dose and tamp

– How to extract and identify the perfect espresso shot.

– The art of steaming and texturing milk, a key skill to making the perfect latte and cappuccino.

– Cleaning and caring for your machine.

The class is presented in an informal and relaxed style with plenty of opportunities to ask questions and practice your new skills.

All coffee and milk etc are provided

What you take home:

Our Steamie handbook with key points you have learned.


Price £40 per person

Please note refunds are not permitted less than 48hours before the event date.

This course is not suitable for industry professionals,

The Steamie Coffee Roasters

1024 Argyle Street



G3 8LX 

About Us
We are the Steamie Coffee Roasters from Scotland. Here you can get fine small batch speciality coffee freshly roasted and delivered to your door.