The SCA Barista Skills Professional is tailored for learners who are intending to pursue a serious career in the specialty coffee industry. Upon completing this course with a recommendation from the trainer, the learner is allowed to apply for the Train-the-Trainers program organized by the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA).
This 3-day course is not for the fainted hearted. Learners need to demonstrate substantial knowledge, skills & experience acquired from the intermediate level, as well as his/her workplace in order to succeed in this course. A minimum prerequisite of SCA Barista Skills Intermediate is required prior to signing up for this course.
Key topics of learning:
Chemical composition (acids, lipids)
Grinding – particle analysis
Extraction, recipe calculation (i.e. EBF, ratios)
Temperature and pressure
Understanding milk – processing and chemistry
Improving latte art
Recipe creation for multiple coffees
Equipment maintenance (incl. burrs, group seals and filtration systems)
Creating an efficient workspace and customer service
Cafe cost calculation, accounting and financial management
Hygiene, and health and safety legislation and compliance
SCA members enjoy members' rate on examination & certification
Sign-ups must ensure that they have completed the intermediate level for at least 3 months
A light lunch will be provided on each training day
08 - 10 May 2021
29 - 31 May 2021
16 - 18 Jun 2021
13 - 15 July 2021
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