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

Posted on by Simon James in SCAEDiplomaModules

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