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WSQ Provide Specialty Coffee Service

Calling all coffee lovers, aspiring F&B professionals, and cafe entrepreneurs — this course will equip you with the essential tips and techniques in making great specialty coffee.

Description

Course Reference Number: TGS-2022015543
BETTR BARISTA PTE. LTD.
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). 

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Are you a coffee lover, aspiring F&B professional, or cafe entrepreneur? Have you always wanted to create coffee like those you’ve tried at artisan cafes? In this course, embark on your coffee journey as we bring you from bean to cup.

Discover the origins of coffee, farming and processing methods and try your hand at identifying flavour notes and coffee characteristics. Perfect your brewing methods to create delicious pour-overs, practise using the espresso machine to make espresso-based drinks, and get your first taste of creating latte art. 

By the end of the course, you will come away with foundation barista and brewing skills and knowledge in specialty coffee.

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) - 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 90% for eligible COMPANIES and INDIVIDUALS.

Who Should Attend

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

Funding and Subsidies

Funding Support Period: 06 Sep 2022 - 31 May 2025

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 contact@moe.edu.sg.
  • 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.

Utap

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

Certification

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 Non-Alcoholic Beverage Preparation (Level 3).

 

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Prerequisites

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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