Barista Essentials

This one-day express class is specially created for individuals who seek deeper understanding about coffee. The workshop will take you through how coffee is harvested and processed, basic espresso brewing techniques as well as basic latte art. It is the first step to making great coffee. This workshop is perfect for high school students, coffee enthusiasts and those short on time.
8 Hours
Certificate of Achievement
by LiFE Academy and DISTED School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts in the partnership with Forest Cloud Coffee Company.

Barista Pro Course

3 days / 20 hoursCertificate of Achievement
by LiFE Academy and DISTED School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts in Partnership with Forest Cloud Coffee Company.

Kick start your interest in the coffee world with a 3-days intensive Barista training. The Barista Pro course does not require any previous experience, so all interested students are welcome! You gain in-depth knowledge on your journey to become a professional barista.

You will be guided through every step of the way, from the moment the fruit is picked, through coffee extraction and brewing; to the final cup of coffee. You will also learn practical skills regarding milk handling techniques, latte art shapes, barista menu planning, managing workspace efficiency, cleaning, maintaining and troubleshooting coffee machines and prepare to serve coffee in a hygienic, healthy and safe manner.

This course is suitable for students wanting to find barista work, cafe entrepreneurs and home enthusiasts.

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Why Choose LiFE Academy?

At LiFE Academy, you will experience an exciting, practical all-rounded education conducted in a conducive environment. Learning approach includes group classroom teaching, discussions, research projects and oral-aural activities.

  • Graduates of our programmes are awarded with qualifications endorsed by the best in industry.
  • Qualified, experienced, dedicated and caring trainers supported by experienced technical staff.
  • Individual hands-on sessions to enhance your grasps of the knowledge.
  • Strong and continually updated curriculum to meet challenging industry demands.
  • Close monitoring of your academic progress.
  • Ideal learning environment at our purpose-built Yeap Chor Ee Heritage Campus with excellent modern facilities.
  • Scholarships are available to Malaysian students.*

*Terms and conditions apply

Your trainers

Phong Chia Keat
Working Experiences

  • Roaster | Forest Cloud Coffee (Coffee Supplies Company)
  • Head Barista / Trainer | Forest Cloud Coffee (Coffee Supplies Company)
  • Bartender | Somethingelse Bistro (Bistro), Penang, MAlaysia
  • Head Barista / Trainer | Arang Coffee (Cafe), Penang, Malaysia
  • Head Barista / Trainer | Brown Pocket (Cafe), Penang , Malaysia
  • Head Barista / Trainer | The twelve Cups (Cafe), Penang , Malaysia


  • The Speciality Coffee Association of Europe
    – Brewing Foundation
    – Brewing Intermediate


Daeng Sariges Haris
Working Experiences

  • Barista Trainer | Forest Cloud Coffee Company
  • Barista | Twelve Cups
  • Manager / Barista | Morning Wood Cafe
  • Manager / Barista | Flat White Cafe


  • The Speciality Coffee Association
    – Barista Skills Foundation
  • Constant Gardener Coffee
    – Train the Trainer
Payment Methods



Debit Card and Credit Card
(Credit Card Easy payment scheme available)

* HRDF Claimable