SCA Course - Barista Skills Foundation

A one-day course covering the key skills needed to become a Barista.

Barista Skills Foundation

Skill level: Beginner
Class Fee: £180
Duration: 6 hours
Spaces available: 8
SCA Certification fee: £30
*This fee is not mandatory
*All fees listed include VAT and materials

If you’re thinking about a career as a barista, or simply want to learn more about espresso-based coffee, then this course is for you!

This course is designed to introduce core barista skills to individuals with no previous professional experience and familiarise you with espresso machinery. Working on professional equipment, you will learn the basics of calibrating a grinder and espresso machine along with dosing, tamping and most importantly tasting. You will learn how to steam and pour milk to produce attractive, creamy Lattes, Cappuccinos and Flat Whites.

You will finish the day-long course able to make the full range of espresso-based drinks with confidence and efficiency.

Course content:
• Coffee bean types
• Grinding, dosing and tamping
• Workspace management
• Extractions
• Milk technique
• Espresso-based beverages
• Customer Service, hygiene, health and safety
• Cleaning, maintenance and troubleshooting

SCA Barista Skills Foundation is a 6-hour long course.

This course is globally accredited via the Speciality Coffee Association (SCA) and you can take the optional SCA Certified Exam at the end of the day at an additional cost of £30 which will earn you 5 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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