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SCA Introduction to Coffee

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SCA Introduction to Coffee

With the Introduction to Coffee course you have to OPTION of sitting a short written SCA examination at the end of the course. If you choose to sit the written exam and you pass you will receive a formal SCA Certificate, this is ACCREDITED. If you don't choose to sit the exam, then the course is NON ACCREDITED. For each accreditation you will receive points which contribute towards the SCA Coffee Diploma. The number of points you earn for each course is shown below. There is an additional fee for accredited courses which are also shown below.

Fees (exc vat):


ACCREDITED £95 (existing or non SCA member)

Points towards SCA Diploma: 10

1/2 day

Students: 4

Requirements: None

Course Content

  • First of all we will introduce Specialty Coffee
  • We will look at the origins of coffee
  • Introduce the different species of coffee, the shelf life of coffee and how to store it
  • We will talk about growing, harvesting and processing
  • We will touch on the core elements of roasting
  • Then introduce you to some brewing methods
  • You will be tasting lots of coffee!

Curriculum via SCA website

Other Courses You May Wish to Consider

Barista Skills Foundation

Barista Skills Intermediate

Barista Skills Professional

Fundamentals of Espresso and Barista Basics

How to Open a Coffee Shop

Latte Art


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