SCA Barista - Foundation

1 DAY, 5 points

New to coffee? This one day class focusses on the core skills required to deliver all the key drinks on the menu.  You’ll also gain an insight into how coffee is grown, processed and roasted.

What we will cover

  • Explore the differences between Arabicas and Robustas and how to maintain freshness
  • Extract the perfect espresso following a set of steps that make up the industry discipline
  • Steam different milk textures to bring together a whole host of espresso based drinks
  • Round off the learning with machine cleaning and basic maintenance, before sitting a series of assessments

Previous experience

No prior knowledge required 


£240 including exam, Cert Fee (60 EUR) and VAT


Availability for this course

Our SCA training courses are taught from our training campuses in Glasgow, London & Dublin. View our course availability below then click the 'Still Interested?' tab to contact, book or enquire about future classes. 


Following government guidelines courses have been postponed for the moment.  In the mean time please feel free to register your interest by emailing   We will put you on a waitlist and be in touch as soon as classes are up and running again. 

10th June 2020 Glasgow 9.00-17.00 Spaces
7th July 2020 Glasgow 9.00-17.00 Spaces
18th August 2020 Glasgow 9.00-17.00 Spaces
9th September 2020 Glasgow 9.00-17.00 Spaces
5th October 2020 Glasgow 9.00-17.00 Spaces
9th November 2020 Glasgow 9.00-17.00 Spaces
7th December 2020 Glasgow 9.00-17.00 Spaces
24th June 2020 London 9.00-17.00 Spaces
21st July 2020 London 9.00-17.00 Spaces
26th August 2020 London 9.00-17.00 Spaces
22nd September 2020 London 9.00-17.00 Spaces
21st October 2020 London 9.00-17.00 Spaces
24th November 2020 London 9.00-17.00 Spaces
15th December 2020 London 9.00-17.00 Spaces



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