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WSQ Provide Specialty Coffee Service

Coffee lovers and those who might be keen on joining the F&B industry, or wants to progress in a career that requires specialty coffee skills.


Course Reference Number: TGS-2020505375
UEN/Foreign Entity Number: 201134100C

This course is offered as a blended learning course - students will be expected to complete a 3-hour E-learning theory module followed by 2.5 full days of practical in-person class taught in the Academy.  The course is available on weekdays (full-time class) or on consecutive Saturdays (part-time class). 


Perfect for 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.

You will be introduced to the basics of specialty coffee, its origins, farming and processing methods. You will also understand brewing methods, make espresso-based drinks to industry standards and have your first taste of creating latte art.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be equipped with the knowledge and application skills in providing specialty coffee service and be competent in:

  • Describing and recommending coffee products
  • Grinding and brewing coffee
  • Preparing and serving espresso
  • Preparing and serving cappuccino and latte

PRE-CLASS Session 1 - Self directed e-learning 

DAY 1 (9 AM - 5.30 PM) - On site

  • Session 2: Describe and Recommend Coffee Products
  • Session 3: Grind and Brew Coffee
  • Assessment (30 min)

DAY 2 (9 AM - 5.30 PM) - On site

  • Session 4: Prepare and Serve Espresso
  • Session 5: Prepare and Serve Cappuccino and Latte

DAY 3 (9 AM - 1.30 PM / 1.30 PM - 6 PM) - On site

  • Session 6: Espresso and Milk Practise
  • Session 7: Written and Practical Assessment

Bettr Barista Coffee Academy is an Approved Training Organisation (ATO) under the WSQ system and this course is eligible for SSG funding of up to 95% for eligible COMPANIES and INDIVIDUALS.

Eligible for Claim Period: 29 May 2020 - 30 Sep 2024

Who Should Attend

Coffee lovers, Aspiring Entrepreneurs and career baristas, with minimal or no prior experience.

Funding and Subsidies

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Self-Sponsored individuals may utilise SkillsFuture Credits, PSEA or UTAP to further offset some or all of the Net Fees Payable. 

  • This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible (for Singaporeans).
  • Funds from Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) balances can also be used towards this course. Please check your eligibility and PSEA balance by contacting MOE first at +65 6260 0777 or
  • NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.


Find out more about the various funds and grants available to you. 


Skills Code: FSS-FBS-3016-1.1

WSQ Provide Specialty Coffee Service is a SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) accredited programme (formerly WDA) and this unit is within the competency category of Food & Beverage Service (one of the modules leading to the CET certificates).

Upon successful completion, learners will receive a Statement of Attainment (SOA) in WSQ Provide Specialty Coffee Service.


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We require a min of 6 students to run the class. Basic numeracy and English literacy skills (level 3) are required. 

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