There are some things that are just easier to learn before you take a shot at independence. Some are a little trickier than others, but they all serve a purpose and are incredibly rewarding to understand.
Knowing how to brew coffee is one of the more practical things you should probably figure out sometime soon, if you haven’t already. The machinery and the methods may differ, but the process is always the same. Think of all that Starbucks money you could be saving.