SCA Barista Skills Foundation

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 LogoSCA 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
  • 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

“What is Specialty Coffee” is a pre-class introductory workshop that teaches you basic coffee concepts and introduces specialty coffee tasting which will be applied to all SCA Foundation classes. This workshop is provided at no extra cost and all students are strongly encouraged to attend as it eases you into the SCA framework.

What you will learn:

  • Understand basic coffee aromas and flavours
  • Understand how to taste coffee
  • Gain insight into the Bettr Barista Coffee Education System

The workshop is conducted on weekdays and weekends. You can select the date for your complimentary workshop from your confirmation email.

Inclusive of

The course fee includes 1 online theory and 1 practical test. Any subsequent retests will be charged as follows:

  • Written retest - S$40.00
  • Practical retest - S$80.0 
Practical & Theory Exam: 1 Hour time slots on designated exam days, exact date and time to be arranged and confirmed with the trainer. 
 
Students must complete their tests 2 months from the date of their class. After which there will be a $30 administration fee incurred to re-schedule the test date. Students may also opt to not do the assessments if they choose to. There will be no SCA certification given in this case, but a certificate of completion from Bettr Barista. 
 
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. 

Funding and Subsidies

This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible (for Singaporeans).

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

 

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