Coffee School: Introduction to Espresso

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Ready to become your favorite barista? New to espresso or looking for a refresher? Coffee School presents Intro to Espresso — training designed specifically for you, the home barista. This self-paced online course will give you the tools, tips, and tricks to confidently work your equipment and make great espresso.

30-day love it guarantee

Home espresso is a big investment. We want to make sure that you are 100% in love with your new setup. You have 30 days to return your machine to us without risk. While we can't pay for the shipping on the way back if you change your mind (we absolutely will if there is a problem), we can make the rest of the process as easy as possible.

Shipping & returns

Free shipping on orders over $75. To be eligible for free shipping, the final order amount, after applying any discounts, including rewards points, must exceed $75.

Returns are accepted up to 30 days from the date the order was delivered. Smallware items must be unused. Parts are non-returnable. Open Box, Like New, and Factory Blem items are also non-returnable.

Need to Know

Clive Coffee and Coffee School present: Intro to Espresso, a self-paced online course designed specifically for you, the home barista. 

What you'll learn:

  • History of espresso
  • How to pull the perfect shot
  • Espresso recipes 
  • How to dial in your grinder 
  • Distribution and tamping techniques
  • Coffee storage and best practices
  • What your espresso should taste like 

What to expect: 
Upon signing up for Coffee School, you'll be sent an invitation to create an account on our learning platform, Teachable. Once you're in, you can begin working through the course at your own pace. The course includes one-hour of in-depth video instruction (captioning available), practice sheets, alternative resources, and an offer for a one-on-one Zoom coaching session with a barista trainer. This course never expires; it is yours to keep forever! If you are unsatisfied with the course for any reason, contact us, and we'll make it right! 

What you'll need:

  • Espresso machine
  • Burr grinder
  • Tamper
  • Scale
  • Fresh whole bean coffee
  • 2 microfiber towels (optional) 
  • Knock box (optional)
  • Tamping mat (optional) 

Want to learn more? Explore the course.