Danes Barista Guild pathway and qualifications
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The Danes Barista Guild pathway is Australia’s first and most comprehensive barista accreditation program. We’re constantly refining and innovating the art and science of coffee creation, teaching thousands of baristas through our own barista pathway.

Danes Coffee defines flavour with multi-award winning origins, blends and cold brew

The Danes Barista Guild Pathway and qualifications:


Barista Guild Formare: (trainee) level

Essence of Espresso and practical Espresso workshop completed. One-day course with DSCI Barista Guild Formare Certificate received on completion.

Barista Guild Level I

Danes theory and practical test. DSCI Barista Guild Level I Certificate achieved upon successful completion of exams.

Barista Guild Level II

Barista Guild Level II is achieved upon completion of the following:

  • Barista Guild Level I
  • Advanced Machine course
  • Danes Filter Brew course
  • Latte Art Workshop and demonstration of high competency
  • DSCI Barista Level II assessment completed

Barista Guild Avanzato: (Advanced) Barista

Barista Level I and Level II achieved.

Honorary title and certificate for Danes head trainers with minimum three years in the role. Roasting training completed. Cupping training completed.

Barista Guild Maestro: (Master) Barista

Barista Level I, Level II and Avanzato Level achieved. Honorary title and certificate provided to Danes trainers, coffee champions, for contributions to the craft and coffee industry.



DSCI Barista Level I Exams upon appointment.

DSCI Barista Level II Qualification upon completion of pre requisite training and successful introduction of 6 Level I Baristas trained and or mentored by you and the DSCI Barista Level I pathway.

Apply to become a DSCI Barista Guild Level I