SCA Roasting Skills Professional is an advanced course so we recommend that you have reasonable experience working in this field before attempting this level.
This course is designed to introduce the roasting professional to the core skills and equipment required to produce great roasted coffee. It will teach you about the more subtle aspects of profile roasting and how the different parts of the roasting cycle affects physical and chemical aspects of the coffee.
The Professional course will look at aspects including:
Rob is an independent coffee roasting consultant who has worked with a variety of businesses, roaster manufacturers, and coffees.
His book, “Modulating the Flavor Profile of Coffee - One Roaster’s Manifesto” sold over 1,600 copies in over 20 countries in its first 3 months.
Rob brings a wealth of experience, having started out as a barista and has worked for years as a barista trainer. He is a subject matter expert for the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) and has devoted the bulk of his professional and personal attention to coffee buying and roasting.
Rob is not only a Roaster’s Guild Level 1 & 2 Certificate holder, but is also a specialised lead instructor for the SCA who has taught nationally and internationally. He also serves on the Roaster’s Pathway Committee and works on curriculum development for SCA and Roaster's Guild classes.
Coffee is both a passion and profession for Rob, and he works with his clients and students to roast coffee that is not only an expression of their own style and preference, but something that their customers will love.
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$350.00
We require a minimum number of 7 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.
It is mandatory to hold the SCA Roasting Skills Intermediate certification. We also highly recommend that students should have completed the SCA Sensory Skills Intermediate and SCA Green Coffee Intermediate certifications.
Students are required to have all the knowledge and skills from these and may be tested on them during the practical and/or written assessments.
In order to sit for the SCA Roasting Skills Professional exam, there needs to be at least a 3-month gap from the date of the Intermediate exam. Experienced coffee roasters who do not wish to take the exams are welcome to sign up for this Professional class.
Learners are welcome to bring their own roasting equipment and green coffees to class.
For: Working baristas looking to deepen their competencyMore Information
For: Baristas, roasters and coffee professionals looking to develop their knowledge of sensory skills for specialty coffee.More Information
For: Career baristas with extensive experience, especially those who have completed their Intermediate exams and those pursuing their AST (Authorised SCA trainer) qualificationsMore Information
Develop your specialty coffee skills further in our Intermediate series, which is internationally certified by the Specialty Coffee Association.More Information
For: Aspiring baristas, roasters and coffee professionals looking to grow their knowledge and skill in brewingMore Information
For: Career baristas, brewers and coffee professionals looking to advance their knowledge and skill in brewingMore Information
For: Baristas, roasters and coffee professionals looking to gain a deeper understanding of green coffeeMore Information
Coffee lovers and those who might be keen on joining the F&B industry, or even starting their own cafe. For anyone who is looking to acquire foundation barista and brewing skills in specialty coffee. No prior experience or prerequisites are necessary.More Information
Immerse yourself in our Foundation series, which is internationally certified by the Specialty Coffee Association.More Information
Designed for the Kopi lover or for those keen to join the F&B industry, this course will introduce you to Singapore's heritage coffee culture. You'll have the opportunity to learn and prepare the types of hot beverages offered at a traditional coffee shop.More Information
For: Aspiring baristas or coffee hobbyists looking to understand the basics of specialty coffee. Learn the practical skills you need behind the espresso bar.More Information
For: Aspiring baristas, roasters and coffee professionals looking to understand the brewing basicsMore Information
For: Aspiring baristas, roasters and coffee professionals looking to understand the sensory basics of specialty coffeeMore Information
For: Aspiring baristas, roasters and coffee professionals looking to understand the basics of green coffeeMore Information
For: New/working commercial roasters, coffee geeks/enthusiastsMore Information
Equip learners with relevant knowledge and skills to communicate effectively and manage and resolve conflicts at the workplace.More Information
Have dreams of being a barista? Foray into the world of brewing coffee and working an espresso bar with our brand new SCA Barista & Brew Duo.More Information
To equip all Food and Beverage establishments with the knowledge and skills on maintaining hygiene and cleanliness of the food and beverage service environments. The course also teaches food & beverage operators on active safe-management measures such as contact-tracing, physical interaction and distancing measures to adapt to the current global-changing climate.More Information
To equip food and beverage service providers and operators to be competent in providing counter and take-away services in accordance with the legislation requirements and organisational procedures.More Information