Perhaps you work on the coffee front line. Maybe you're thinking of opening your own coffee shop. Or you could simply be fascinated by coffee. This one-day class for complete beginners will get you started.

The atmosphere's relaxed, and your trainers know that speed and quality are what really matter in food service.

  • Explore the differences between Arabicas and Robustas and how to maintain freshness
  • Calibrate a grinder and put together perfect espressos following a set of steps that make up the industry discipline
  • Steam different milk textures to bring together a range of espresso based drinks
  • Round off the learning with machine cleaning and basic maintenancePrevious experience

None required!

9am -1pm

FREE to all Matthew Algie Coffee Customers. Alternatively Matthew Algie coffee customers can register for the SCA Foundation Barista skills for only £99/£119 including VAT and certification fee (60 EUR). Subject to availability.


Availability for this course



24/10/2018 Glasgow 9.00-13.00 Spaces
05/11/2018 Glasgow 9.00-13.00 Full
16/11/2018 Glasgow 9.00-13.00 Spaces
23/11/2018 Glasgow 9.00-13.00 Spaces
27/11/2018 Glasgow 9.00-13.00 Spaces
04/12/2018 Glasgow 9.00-13.00 Spaces
17/12/2018 Glasgow 9.00-13.00 Spaces


26/10/2018 London 9.00-13.00 1 space
29/10/2018 London 9.00-13.00 Spaces
05/11/2018 London 9.00-13.00 Spaces
12/11/2018 London 9.00-13.00 Spaces
20/11/2018 London 9.00-13.00 Spaces
29/11/2018 London 9.00-13.00 Spaces
03/12/2018 London 9.00-13.00 Spaces
11/12/2018 London 9.00-13.00 Spaces
18/12/2018 London 9.00-13.00 Spaces


25/10/2018 Dublin 9.00-13.00 Full
22/11/2018 Dublin 9.00 - 13:00 Spaces
03/12/2018 Dublin 9.00 - 13:00 Spaces


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