SCA Brewing - Intermediate

2 DAYs, 10 points

This 2 day practical led class focuses on the science of brewing, testing strength and using charts to track extraction to industry standard. Learn to troubleshoot your extraction using the variables learnt from the foundation module and a digital refractometer to deliver the most delicious balanced cup of coffee.

What we will cover

  • Grind size and surface area vs extraction
  • Grind particle size by brew method
  • Different grinder types available in the market
  • Refractometry and brew charts
  • Strength and extraction
  • Water chemistry and the SCA water standards

Previous experience

No prior knowledge required but recommend sitting the ‘Foundation brewing module’ to familiarise to methodology and brewing variables.



Member £475 including exam, Cert Fee (100 EUR) and VAT

Non Member £550 including exam, Cert Fee (180 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.

23rd & 24th June 2020 Glasgow 9.00-17.00 each day Spaces
3rd & 4th November 2020 London  9.00-17.00 each day  Spaces
15th & 16th December 2020  Glasgow 9.00-17.00 each day  Spaces



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