SCA - Barista Skills Intermediate (English)
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The Barista Skills Intermediate course builds on the concepts and skills introduced in the Foundation course. It is ideal for someone who has barista skills experience and wants to explore how to improve coffee quality and prepare for more complex job functions found in the barista profession. Through this interactive course, learners will gain a deeper understanding of the coffee itself, specifically the impact of a coffee’s variety, origins and processing methods on flavor; the parameters of coffee quantity, grind texture, water quality, and shot time and their interaction when dialing in a brew recipe; drink construction and taste differences; workflow management and efficiency, sensory aspects of the espresso extraction; milk handling and techniques as well as latte art. In addition to coffee preparation, this course also covers key concepts regarding health and safety, customer service, and basic business practices. A written exam tests Intermediate course knowledge while a practical exam assesses the learner’s ability in terms of grinder calibration, espresso extraction analysis, latte art skills and drinks construction.
SCA Barista Skills Foundation is recommended prior to SCA Barista Skills Intermediate (but not mandatory).
DURATION - Training: 2 days (from 10.00 to 17.00)
PARTICIPANTS - 3 to 8
EXAMS – Written online (optional), plus practical exams during the course
INCLUDED - Coffee, use of all equipment and facilities, plus a light lunch
LANGUAGE - English
All prices are incl. VAT. When given notice of a cancellation 2 weeks prior to the training, costs will be refunded.
*Important: If you would like to opt for the SCA certificate and sit the online written exam, there is a service fee of €50 that is paid directly to the Specialty Coffee Association. This can be paid when registering with SCA via their website ahead of the course.
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