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How to Start a Coffee Shop Online

How to Start a Coffee Shop Online

How to Start a Coffee Shop Online



This course will provide you with the comprehensive information you need to open and run a successful coffee shop. From sourcing equipment, finding a site and food safety considerations, this course is essential for those starting out in the retail industry.

Location: Online, live using Microsoft Teams.

Length: Two x half days in length.

Max capacity: On-Line average 6 people

What you need: Check here

You will learn how to:

-Find a site, the benefits of locations and competitors in a local area
-Perform competitor research and develop a USP for your company
-Build a customer profile to lead your stockists, menu, design and operations
-Understand what to look out for in retail, and analyse the risks and issues
-Select equipment you will need, the right tool for the job
-Learn how to manage ordering, stockists, lead-times, bulk orders, shelf life etc
-Understand marketing & branding, how it affects your business and when to do it
-Plan your launch, and how will your customers know your open
-Take into consideration health & safety essentials
-Train your staff and organise working hours and methods
-Maintain your equipment and look after your stock

We have designed this course to give you the perfect mix of technical knowledge to set up a cafe that is going to stand out from the mainstream competitors.

It is not focused around bottom line profits; it is, however, focused around understanding techniques that have been used to develop some of the most successful cafes in the UK.


Unlimited access to the LSC Online Community* to enable you to continue to grow your knowledge in a fun, supportive online environment. - After the course should you wish to attend a non-certified Barista course - you would receive a 50% discount - contact us for your discount code before booking


For Q&A’s regarding pricing, equipment and access to resources, click here.

VAT included

*Terms Apply