SCA Introduction To Coffee Course

SCA Introduction To Coffee Course

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A fun half-day course that introduces the novice to all the key concepts in Speciality Coffee.

If you’re thinking about a career change, are a coffee enthusiast or are just interested to learn more about the journey from Farm to Cup, this is the place to start. Based on the SCA Modules of Green Coffee, Sensory, Roasting, Brewing and Barista, you will learn about:

  • the way harvest, process and roast affect flavour

  • how to taste like a professional

  • hand brewing and extraction theory

  • espresso technique

You can attend this course purely for enjoyment, but it has very often been the doorway into a career in coffee – the variety of topics covered makes it a great way to get an overview of the different pathways that you might follow. 

SCA Certification & Learner Number
This course is globally accredited via the Speciality Coffee Association (SCA) – if you take the optional SCA Certified Exam (£65), you earn 10 points towards your SCA Coffee Skills Diploma. Please note that an SCA Learner Number is required to take the exam, you can register for this via - please bring this number with you on the day.

This is a half-day course, running from 10:15 am to 2:15 pm. Please allow an additional 45mins if you choose to take the SCA Certified Exam. Please note: If your course is taking place on the weekend, please arrive at 10:00am earliest. At this time we’ll have coffee ready for our students, but the cafe doesn’t open until 10am.

There will be a maximum of 8 students for this course.