SCA Professional Barista


This is a three day course designed to test advanced skills and detailed knowledge of the science behind processes used, expected from a professional barista.

The content of this course is suitable for baristas with a large amount of experience, or who have completed the Intermediate Barista Level. At this level you will explore espresso brew recipes in more detail, investigating how they might be adapted to achieve specific extractions. We’ll look at the theory behind grinder design, and particle distribution curves, and will include a focus on cafe layout and design. This course also includes a focus on water chemistry and easy of measuring and treating water for espresso extraction.

This course takes place at our training facility in Threlkeld, which we’ve kitted out with the very best equipment. Lunch is also included in the price.

At the end of the course you will have the option of undertaking SCA Accreditation, which contributes 25 points towards the Coffee Skills Programme. This accreditation will have both a written and practical element.

Course Length: 3 days

Location: Carvetii Coffee Ltd, Threlkeld Business Park, Threlkeld, Cumbria, CA12 4SU

Optional Accreditation: £160 (SCA members), £240 (non-members)

Lunch included: Yes

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