Hej Coffee Barista School

Frequently Asked Questions


You’ve got questions? We have answers!

See below for a few of the more popular questions from people attending our barista courses. We hope you’ll find all very useful. However, if you have further questions please get in touch.

Contact us about barista courses by email baristacourses@hejcoffee.co.uk or telephone 0203 441 4544.

 

Where is the Hej Coffee Barista School located?

The Hej Coffee Barista School is located at our café HQ in the heart of Bermondsey, London. All barista courses take place here:-

1 Bermondsey Square,
London
SE1 3UN

 

What’s the best way of getting to the Hej Coffee Barista School?

The Hej Coffee Barista School is located in the heart of Bermondsey, London.  To get to us it’s approximately a 10 minute walk from the following London underground stations:

  • London Bridge Station (Jubilee, Northern Lines)
  • Borough Station (Northern Line)
  • Elephant & Castle Station (Bakerloo, Northern Lines)
  • Bermondsey Station (Jubilee)

 

How long does the course last and what are the times?

Our Barista courses all start at 9.00 AM and finish at approximately 16.00 PM.

 

Do I need to bring anything with me?

Nope… just your good self! Come with a thirst for knowledge and a few good cups of coffee. We’ll provide everything else.

 

Do I need to wear any specific clothing for the barista courses?

Come casual but please no open toed shoes, flip flops or sandals. Ouch – we are dealing with hot water under pressure!

 

I’m worried – How difficult are the exams?

Don’t worry. We’ll cover the full curriculum and support you in getting the right knowledge to answer the exams. You should be able to answer everything in the multiple short answer exams

 

What size are the classes?

To give everyone close attention we tend to limit classes to just 8 people. Small class sizes gives everyone some hands on experience.

 

Do you provide accommodation?

No, but you are in heart of Bermondsey and there are plenty of hotels around. For example the Bermondsey Square hotel is approximately 40 paces away (depending on your stride length)

 

What about a bit of lunch?

The Barista school is just downstairs from our Hej Café HQ in Bermondsey Square. We will provide lunch on all Barista Courses directly from the café. Please let us know if you have any allergies or intolerances and we will do our very best to accommodate you.

 

What if I do not like coffee?

Ow no – you poor thing! …But seriously – this is not a problem. We hope we can change your mind – especially when you have completed your course and gained a wealth of knowledge about speciality coffee.