SCA Brewing – Intermediate

Specialty Coffee Association Diploma:  Brewing – Intermediate.

$790.00 Per Person for SCA Members, $900 per person for Non_Members(Limit 4 people per class)

Conducted at the Genovese Training Facility – 2 Nicholson St Coburg.

Overview:  This Barista training course is designed to introduce the “Intermediate” into the core skills and equipment required to produce great brewed coffee and understand how to chart different brew styles.

“Introduction to Coffee” and “Brewing – Foundation” are recommended (but not mandatory) pre-requisite modules. All knowledge and skill from these modules will be assumed as being held and may be tested through the practical and/or written assessments. Successful completion of the written and practical exams for this course earn points towards the SCAE Coffee Diploma. Recommended reading:  The Basics of Brewing Coffee, by Ted Lingle

This course can be booked by appointment through our office (03 9383 3300), or you can book one of the scheduled classes in our calendar: View Calendar and book online.

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SCA Brewing – Foundation

Specialty Coffee Association Diploma:  Brewing – Foundation.

$410 Per Person (Limit 6 people per class)

Course Duration:  1 Day

Conducted at the Genovese Training Facility – 2 Nicholson St Coburg. Overview: This Barista training course is designed to introduce the novice into the core skills and equipment required to produce great brewed coffee.  Successful candidates should be able to brew coffee to Gold Cup Standards, and has knowledge of the correct use of Chemex, Aeropress, Syphon, French Press, Mocha Pot, and an espresso machine.  Introduction to Coffee is a recommended (but not mandatory) pre-requisite module. All knowledge and skill from these modules will be assumed as being held and may be tested through the practical and/or written assessments. Successful completion of the practical and written exams for this course earns points towards the SCA Coffee Diploma.

This course can be booked by appointment through our office (03 9383 3300), or you can book one of the scheduled classes in our calendar below.

View Barista Courses Calendar and book online.

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SCA Barista Skills – Intermediate

Specialty Coffee Association Diploma:  Barista Skills – Foundation.

$790.00 Per Person for SCA Members, $900 per person for Non-Members (Limit 4 people per class)

Course Duration:  2 Days

Conducted at the Genovese Training Facility – 2 Nicholson St Coburg.

Overview:  This Barista training course is designed to test key core and more advanced skills and understanding, expected from a competent Barista (for example, from someone working as a Barista for 6 months or more).  Successful candidates should be able to dial in a brew recipe, make a full range of drinks with quality and speed, as well as understand the basic requirements for customer service, and maintenance.

Introduction to Coffee and Barista Foundation are recommended (but not mandatory) pre-requisite modules. All knowledge and skill from these modules will be assumed as being held and may be tested through the practical and/or written assessments.

Successful completion of the written and practical exams for this course earn points towards the SCA Coffee Diploma.

Recommended reading: The Professional Barista’s Handbook (Scott Rao);  Espresso Quest (Instaurator);  The Espresso Coffee Production System (Franco E Mauro Bazzara);  The Coffee Tasting book (Franco E Mauro Bazzara);  Coffee Basic Posters (Kaffe Konsulat).

This course can be booked by appointment through our office (03 9383 3300), or you can book one of the scheduled classes in our calendar:  View Barista Courses Calendar & book online

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SCA Barista Skills – Foundation

Specialty Coffee Association Diploma:  Barista Skills – Foundation.

$410.00 Per Person

Course Duration:  1 Day

Conducted at the Genovese Training Facility – 2 Nicholson St Coburg.

Overview:  This Barista training course is designed to introduce core Barista skills to people with no previous Barista experience.  Successful candidates should be able to simply calibrate their grinders and make an espresso and cappuccino to core standards. Introduction to Coffee is a recommended (but not mandatory) pre-requisite module. All knowledge and skill from these modules will be assumed as being held and may be tested through the practical and/or written assessments.

Participants will learn fundamental techniques and processes for:

– Workspace management

– Grinding, dosing, and tamping

– Extraction and brewing

– Milk texturing

– Preparing basic espresso beverages

– Hygienic work practices

– Daily grinder and espresso machine cleaning.

Successful completion of the practical and written exams for this course earns points towards the SCA Coffee Diploma.

Recommended reading:

Coffee with Tim Wedelboe (Tim Wendelboe);  Espresso Quest (Instaurator);  Coffee (Philippe Boe);  The Ultimate Coffee Book for Beginners & Professionals (Johanna Weschelberger, Tobias Hierl);  Barista Bible (Christine Cottrell);  Coffee: Beans, barista & latte art (iPad App)

This course can be booked by appointment through our office (03 9383 3300), or you can book one of the scheduled classes in our calendar:  View Barista Courses Calendar & book online

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SCA – Introduction to Coffee

Specialty Coffee Association Diploma:  Introduction to Coffee.

$190.00 Per Person

Conducted at the Genovese Training Facility – 2 Nicholson St Coburg.

4 Hour course designed to introduce the novice to the world of Specialty Coffee.

Participants will learn what constitutes Specialty Coffee, as well as coffee history, understanding the beans, the basics of roasting, coffee freshness, and some brewing basics.

Successful completion of the written exam for this course earns points towards the SCA Coffee Diploma.

Recommended reading: Coffee with Tim Wedelboe (Tim Wendelboe);  Espresso Quest (Instaurator);  Coffee (Philippe Boe);  The Devils Cup (Stewart Lee Allen);  The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee (James Freeman, Caitlin Freeman, Tara Duggan);  Everything but Espresso (Scott Rao);  The Ultimate Coffee Book for Beginners & Professionals (Johanna Weschelberger, Tobias Hierl);  Barista Bible (Christine Cottrell);  Coffee Basics Posters (Kaffe Konsulat).

View Calendar & book online

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