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A one-day course covering the key Barista skills - efficient workflow, grinder setting, milk steaming and menu production.
Supervised by one of London’s best barista trainers, this is the perfect class for you if you are thinking about becoming a barista, or just want to learn more about espresso based coffee.
Working on top level professional equipment you’ll learn the basics of consistent dosing and tamping, grind adjustment, and tasting. You’ll go on to learn how to steam and pour milk to produce attractive and creamy-textured Flat Whites, Lattes and Cappuccinos.
The class is designed to quickly familiarise you with espresso machinery so that you are fast and neat with your presentation of espresso based drinks. You will finish the day able to make the full Espresso-based menu, confident in the use of grinder and machine.
The course is globally accredited via the Speciality Coffee Association (SCA) – if you take the optional SCA Certified Exam (£55), you earn 5 points towards your SCA Coffee Skills Programme.
SCA Barista Skills Foundation is a full-day course, running from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, including a lunch break. Please allow an additional hour if you choose to take the SCA Certified Exam.