SCA sensory Skills - Intermediate (2 Days, 9am - 5pm)

For: Baristas, roasters and coffee professionals looking to develop their knowledge of sensory skills for specialty coffee


This Intermediate course is broken down into three components: How we taste, perceive and interpret; Running a cupping session and tasting the diversity of coffee; How to set up sensory skills in your business.

Course Overview:

  • Sensory analysis of coffee
  • Sensory physiology
  • Taste, perceive and interpret
  • Cupping practice
  • Sensory panels



  • Students who have not previously completed SCA Sensory Skills - Foundation will need to demonstrate knowledge of sensory basics in order to enrol for this Intermediate course.
  • It is mandatory to hold certification at the Intermediate level before pursuing the Professional level course, which requires extensive relevant experience.


Course Fee: S$850.00 (including GST)

This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible (for Singaporeans).

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$120.00

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. 

Foundation + Intermediate combo

Save when you take both the Foundation and Intermediate level courses. This package also includes a complimentary 2-hour Barista Lab valued at $100.

Package Fee: S$1,200 including GST (full value $1,430)