SCA Barista Skills Intermediate Course

Regular price £400.00 GBP Sale price £360.00 GBP

This two day course is aimed at those who have at least one year experience as a barista or have previously completed the Barista Skills Foundation accreditation.

Day 1 start time: 9.30am

Day 2 start time: 9.30am

Course content includes:

  • Introduction to coffee beans – where does coffee come from and how do different origins, processing methods & roast profiles affect taste?
  • Cupping – attendees will be given a chance to taste and sample a selection of our speciality single origin coffees
  • Grinder calibration– attendees will have their grinder knowledge put to the test and asked to set a grinder to a given espresso recipe
  • Milk steaming and latte art – attendees will learn how to pour 3 different latte art designs – heart, tulip & rosetta
  • In the café - learn the value of good customer service skills, how to layout your café to maximise workflow & efficiency and how to calculate your profit margin

Assessment: written and practical exams, 70% pass mark.

Successful trainees will gain 10 points towards SCA Coffee Diploma.

Lunch and refreshments are provided during the course, please contact to inform of any special dietary requirements.


    Discounts available for SCA members, please contact with your SCA membership number