SCA sensory Skills - Foundation (1 Day, 9am - 6pm)
For: Aspiring baristas, roasters and coffee professionals looking to understand the sensory basics of specialty coffee
This course is designed to introduce core sensory skills to those with no previous experience. It investigates the way we perceive what we taste and how to apply this knowledge when evaluating coffee’s natural characteristics.
No prior knowledge is needed before taking this module. A passion for great coffee is essential!
- What is sensory analysis and evaluation?
- Why is sensory analysis important in coffee?
- Tastes and aromas in coffee
- Cupping protocols
- Core sensory equipment
Course Fee: S$480.00 (including GST)
The course fee includes 1 written and 1 practical test. Any subsequent retests will be charged as follows:
- Written retest - S$40.00
- Practical retest - S$80.00
We require a minimum number of 2 learners to run each class. If the number of sign-ups does not meet this requirement, learners will be notified and have their class rescheduled to the next available date. Please visit our FAQ page to learn more about rescheduling/cancellation policies.
SkillsFuture credit can be applied towards this course.
Take both Foundation and Intermediate classes at a discounted package price of S$1,265 (instead of $1,330).
Or, if you're looking to complete all SCA Foundation level courses, take a look at our Foundation Series Package.
Other package pricing combinations are also available.