SCA Course - Introduction to Coffee

A fun and educational half-day course introducing the key concepts in speciality coffee.

Introduction to coffee

Skill level: Beginner
Class fee: £90
Duration: 3 hours
Spaces available: 8
SCA Certification fee: £30
*This fee is not mandatory
*All fees listed include VAT and materials

If you are thinking about a career in coffee, are a coffee enthusiast or simply want to learn more about a more about its historical grounding, then this course is for you!

This course offers you the perfect chance to to get stuck into the basics and learn about the history of the humble coffee bean; charting its journey from its origin to the major commodity that it is today. From farming, processing, roasting, brewing and finally drinking, this module explores in depth the journey from farm to cup. The course also includes a coffee cupping session which allows you to sample the wide range of flavours that coffee has to offer.

Course content:
• What is speciality coffee?
• The history of coffee
• Coffee bean types
• Basic roasting technique
• Basic brewing

SCA Barista Skills Foundation is a 3-hour long course.

An optional SCA certified exam at an additional cost of £30 will take place at end of the course. This will earn you 10 points towards your Coffee Skills Programme.

If you'd like to check the availability or book a SCA Barista Skills Foundation course then please drop us an email and we'll get right back to you!


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