SCA Brewing Foundation

For: Aspiring baristas, roasters and coffee professionals looking to understand the brewing basics

Description

SCA Brewing Skills Foundation is designed to introduce the novice to the core skills and equipment required to produce great brewed coffee. After a little theory on the seven key essentials to brewing, students get their hands on a variety of different brewing equipment to test their skills and taste some great coffees. They will be shown the correct procedures to get the best out of different brewing equipment from filter, pour over, Aeropress and syphon. No prior knowledge is needed before taking this module.

Course Overview:

  • Introduction to Coffee and Coffee Extraction
  • The Essential Elements of Brew
  • Introduction to Brewing Methods

Pre-Class Workshop

“What is Specialty Coffee” is a pre-class introductory workshop that teaches 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$80.00

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 number of 3 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 read our Terms and Conditions for information about rescheduling, cancellations and refunds.

Funding and Subsidies

This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible (for Singaporeans).

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