Professional level is suitable for baristas with considerable experience who have also completed the Intermediate qualification.
There must be at least 3 months in between passing the SCA Intermediate Barista skills module and attending the Professional class.
This 3 day course is for those baristas that have previously completed the intermediate qualification and wish to progress further in their coffee career. It takes both a scientific and managerial perspective to coffee and making espresso-based drinks with an in-depth focus on extraction, methodology and equipment understanding.
Discounts available for SCA members,please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your SCA membership number
The content covered will include:
Know your coffee –develop an understanding of various coffee origins and varietals
Cupping– attendees will be given a chance to taste and sample a selection of our specialty single origin coffees
Methodology - develop a comprehensive understanding of espresso extraction
Machine setup - understand temperature profiling, TDS and refractometer usage
Run your own cafe - A guide to setting up a cafe, covering all areas from operations to cafe workflow
If you are buying this as a gift for someone, you will be emailed a link to a voucher which you can download and print off as something to hand over to your favourite coffee lover.