Free coffee training course for young people in Camden


Our Community Fund has funded a free specialty coffee training course delivered by Well Grounded, which begins in May 2021 and is now open for applications! The course is a four-week part-time accredited barista training course where you will develop coffee making skills, customer service and hospitality skills. You will also get job search support for roles in the coffee sector.

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be a resident of Camden

  • Aged 19-25

  • Be unemployed

  • Not in training or education

  • Have the right to work in the UK

  • Be actively looking for work

  • Have good conversational and written English skills

  • Be comfortable with basic maths, such as addition, subtraction, and ratios

  • Be able to attend an Assessment Day, if invited, on 22 April

What to expect from this course:

  • Free eight-day hands-on technical coffee skills training (part-time across two weeks, in small groups)

  • Six days of career development sessions, done virtually

  • Receive an internationally recognised barista qualification that stands out to employers

  • Develop coffee making skills, customer service and hospitality skills, and interpersonal skills

  • Industry focused CV development

  • Fun and engaging training environment

  • COVID-19 safety measures in place during in person training

  • Travel and lunches paid for

  • Access to our employer-partner matching service and job search support

  • Enrolment in our free graduate programme and skills refresher days on successful completion

  • Pathways into further qualifications

  • Opportunities to network with hospitality professionals

How to sign up:

To refer yourself for the course, please fill out the following form:

If necessary, a member of the Well Grounded team will get in touch with you to discuss further. Alternatively, please email to talk to a member of the Well Grounded team.

The deadline to apply is Tuesday 20 April. Please note that places are limited, so applications may close early. Apply now to secure your place!