Over 400 baristas of all levels train at our award winning Academy every year.

Our courses are structured to suit all levels of experience. Whether you're a home coffee enthusiast, an industry professional looking to take your skills to the next level or a business wanting to train staff to make the best cup every time. 

We’re also Beverage Standards Association (BSA) and City & Guilds accredited.

Situated at our headquarters in Buckfastleigh, the Voyager Coffee Academy is a purpose built training facility designed in the style of a contemporary coffee shop. We train in small groups and have plenty of practice space and fully operational coffee machines to make your learning easy, realistic and enjoyable.

You can even hire our unique venue for team-building days and private customised training.

Essential Barista

If you’re starting out or just really interested in coffee this course will equip you with the core skills to create espresso based drinks.

Advanced Barista

Take your coffee knowledge and barista skills to the next level. Designed to build on skills acquired during our Essential Barista course.

City & Guilds VRQ Barista Skills

A City & Guilds accredited VRQ Barista Skills course. Great for front line staff, management or anyone looking to gain a vocational qualification.

BSA Barista Skills

This BSA-accredited Barista Skills Level I course was developed for anyone who is relatively new to the role of a barista.

Espresso Science

Coffee outlet owners, managers and baristas can gain a better understanding of what makes an amazing espresso from a scientific point of view.

Train the Trainer

This course has been developed specifically for senior baristas and managers with responsibility for training barista staff.