SCA Barista Skills Foundation Course


Course brief 

This course covers a wide base of speciality coffee theory and practicality, allowing participants to develop the essential skills needed to be a speciality barista. As with all SCA courses, there is a theory and practical exam. The cost includes certification with the SCA.

Course overview 

Espresso brewing foundations, grinder adjustment & setting, milk foundations & texturing, green and coffee roasting profiles, customer service, daily maintenance.

Next course

11th – 12th of June | 3.15pm – 7.15pm

For more information please contact [email protected]



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7 hours spilt over two days (3.5 hours each session)


Square Peg coffee house

29b Gower road




Covid Safe 

3 maximum due to covid 19 social distancing. Face masks must be worn during the session unless coffee tasting is in progress. Hands must be washed throughout the course and all surfaces will be sanitised regularly. Each participants is required to complete a covid test on the day of course. If you are feeling unwell please do not attend, get in touch and we can rearrange.


Some base barista knowledge is essential. In order to be eligible for the course certificate and module points, you must register with the Speciality Coffee Association as a leaner not a member

SCA Certification

The Speciality Coffee Association (SCA) is the globally accredited organisation that represents the speciality coffee industry and the professionals within it. This course is part of their SCA Coffee Skills Program which consists of six modules. With certified courses earn you 5 points towards your SCA Coffee Skills Program.

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