SCA Brewing Skills Intermediate takes a very hands-on approach, where you will learn to analyse your grind profile, match your grind to your brewing method and to scientifically measure coffee strength and chart a coffee’s extraction - with the motive of teaching the learner how to brew the best cup of coffee possible.
By understanding the essential elements of coffee brewing, you will learn how how each variable influences the final cup. Variables include water temperature, grind size, contact time and turbulence so that you can learn how to adapt the strength and extraction of a brew to achieve the required flavour. We will also look at water chemistry and consider which filter methods are the most suited to different water types.
The course fee includes 1 online theory and 1 practical test.
Any subsequent retests will be charged as follows:
Online theory retest/re-enrolment - S$40.00
Practical retest - S$120.00
Students must complete the online theory test (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.
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 4 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.
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