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SCA Barista Skills Foundation (C11726463)

For: Aspiring baristas or coffee hobbyists looking to understand the basics of specialty coffee. Learn the practical skills you need behind the espresso bar.

Description

SCA LogoThis Course is a full face-to-face class -- Refer to "Inclusive of" section for more details.

SCA Barista Skills Foundation provides you with a first taste of the Barista discipline and is a great way to get insight into the skills required of a barista including espresso preparation, steaming and texturing milk for cappuccinos, and maintaining a clean bar. No prior knowledge is needed before taking this module. 

Course Overview

  • Espresso Basics

  • Milk Basics (including basic latte art) 

  • Hands-on Practice

  • Cleaning & Maintenance

This course is also available as part of a combo (beginner + intermediate) and a series (foundation series). Get in touch to find out more. Discounts are applicable.

Despite her young age, Levina is passionate and knowledgeable. Outstanding, with a very good command of language and very clear in her explanation, smooth with her skills, like a veteran in the industry.  Xueru Chng - Jul 19

Pre-Class Workshop

The E-learning module of “What is Specialty Coffee” is provided to all students that sign up for our SCA Foundation Courses, to teach you the basic coffee concepts. All students are required to attend as it eases you into the SCA framework.

What you will learn

  • Coffee journey from seed to cup

  • Differences between Robusta and Arabica coffee

  • Introduction of specialty coffee and trends

  • Gain insight into the BB coffee education system

You will receive further instructions on how to access this E-learning module once you have signed up for your SCA Foundation course.

Funding and Subsidies

This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible (for Singaporeans).

Additional UTAP training benefit is available for NTUC members. 

UTAP

Gloria is very professional and passionate about coffee. She sets very high standards and constantly pushed us to try to achieve those standards. Siwei Li - Jul 19

Hey Shaun! Thanks for the lesson today the guidance through the hands on sessions were GREAT. Hopefully I'll be able to attend your session again for future classes. Sequin - Nov 18

 

Certification

You will be eligible for the SCA Foundation Certificate once you complete the course and obtain a passing mark for the theory exam (online). 

Students may also choose to opt out of the exam. There will be no SCA certification given in this case, but a certificate of completion from Bettr Barista. 

Prerequisites

We require a minimum of 3 students to run the class on the stipulated dates, if we do not meet the requirement, students will be informed accordingly and moved to the next available date.

Please read our Terms and Conditions page to learn more about rescheduling/cancellation policies. 

Inclusive of

  1. E-learning (45 mins) - What is Specialty Coffee? (You will only need to complete this once, if you are signed up for multiple SCA Foundation classes) 

  2. Face-to-Face Classroom (8.5 hours)- The theory and practical components of the module will be taught in person  by an instructor at our Academy.

  3. Exam - theory (online)

Pricing

Course Fees: $480 (including GST)

The course fee includes course learning material, SCA examination and certification. 

Note

  • Theory re-exam/re-enrolment fee: S$40.00 (upon 2 failed attempts)

  • The online exam link will be sent to you after the practical session has been completed

  • Students must complete the online theory exam (2 attempts) within 21 days from the date of receiving the exam links. After which there will be a S$40.00 administration fee re-enrolment incurred due to the exam link expiration

Instalment payment is available for this course, please email us at ask@bettrbarista.com if interested. 

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