Course on Coffee Skills

Course on Coffee Skills

The new training offer of the ICIF Coffee Academy with theoretical-practical lessons carried out by trainers with recognized experience, a full-immersion course with the possibility of choosing between just 3 days or a 5-day complete course, with the aim of creating coffee shop professionals in the HO.RE.CA. sector. Aimed at barmen and bartenders but also at enthusiasts and beginners, who will be taken by the hand and guided by a team of experts, to live a new and concrete growth experience. The study program allows you to know the correct techniques for the preparation of Italian espresso coffee, cappuccino and the main Italian coffee products, the techniques for perfect frothing of milk but also the different applied techniques of Latte Art (free pouring, etching and decorations). In addition to the new innovative proposal in the world of the Cafeteria of "Coffee Flair": with the aim of making tomorrow's professionals increasingly specialized, increasing the quality of the service by enhancing the final experience of the customer, who is increasingly attentive and demanding today.

The course is in Italian language and teachers are supported by an interpreter in English language.

Maximum attendance: 18.


The course has a total duration of 40 HOURS developed over 5 days or optionally of 24 HOURS developed over 3 days, at the Headquarters of the ICIF Institute.


  • Certificate of participation from the ICIF Institute at the completion of the course


  • Professionals in the food and wine sector and/or bartenders, barmen and bartenders, Italian and foreign

  • Italian and foreign gourmet amateurs and enthusiasts


  • Introduction to the world of coffee: the fruit, the bean, the history

  • Countries of production and varieties (Arabica, Robusta, etc.)

  • Harvesting techniques

  • Coffee tasting session

  • Practical session - French presses with Arabica and Robusta

  • Equipment, accessories and key ingredients, to promote speed and efficiency

  • Practical sessions on the espresso machine – recipe for espresso coffee grinder regulations.

  • Cleaning session – pulyhopper, Pulicaff Puliygrind


Complete course 5 days: € 1,350

Course 3 days: € 850

A discount is available for former students.

Included in the price of the course:

  • Accommodation at the ICIF's guesthouse for the duration of the Course, in small apartments (2-rooms flats with single, twins or triple rooms and one bathroom)

  • Breakfast from Monday to Friday

  • Meals (lunch and dinner) in the school canteen from Monday to Friday

  • Support for the Student Visa application procedure (if needed)


  • Group bus transfer from Milano Malpensa airport to Costigliole d’Asti, price: € 50

  • Purchase and activation of new sim card

  • Support and organization of Food and Wine tours

  • Support and organization of transfer for food sector events and fairs

Contact us for more information


Since 1991, we have been promoting Italian cuisine, culture and oenology around the world through professional training courses.

Registered Office and Training Venue

Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II, 10
14055 - Costigliole d'Asti (AT), Italia
Tel. 39.0141.962171 - 962772
Fax. 39.0141.962993
P.I. 01683920050

Administrative Office

Via Roma, 8
10077 San Maurizio Canavese (TO)
Tel. +39.011.281502