Barista Skills Foundation

Barista Skills Foundation

SCA Course:

Barista Training - SCA Barista Skills Foundation Course (1 Day)

New to coffee? This one day class will deliver essential knowledge of what makes a good barista. We will cover core skills required to deliver barista menu.

The course is accredited under Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) and conducted by authorised trainer AST. The SCA certificate is a professional standard recognised in the coffee industry.


  • Essential coffee knowledge: coffee origin, coffee species and varities, how to store and preserve coffee, grind, dose, extract and brew a good cup of espresso: following a set of steps of industry standard
  • Milk technique: how to steam different milk textures, which is the base of espresso based drinks Barista menu: learn barista menu and how to make them
  • Workspace management: hygiene, health, safety, machine cleaning and basic maintenance

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE: No prerequisite required, but Introduction to Coffee is recommended.


*Our course fee does not include SCA’s course enrolment fee €50. SCA introduced new accreditation enrolment in Feb 2023. Course fee and SCA’s enrolment fee will be paid separately.
*If you want to get a SCA certificate. First you have to register our course and pay course fee here, and provide your learner ID (register here) . You will then receive notice from SCA to pay the course enrolment fee. You have to pay the enrolment fee directly to SCA before the course date. Otherwise you can still attend the course without accreditation, but you cannot attend the exam and will not get a SCA certificate.
*Course fee is not refundable once booked, schedule and resource is occupied. If you foresee any change in advance we will try our best to reschedule to next available class, subject to availability and admin fee.