SCA Barista Skills

SCA Coffee Skills Program (Professional Certification Courses)

Barista Skills Foundation

Designed to introduce core barista skills to people with no previous barista experience. Successful candidates should be able to calibrate their grinders and make an espresso and cappuccino to core standards.

  1. Coffee Beans
  2. Workspace Management
  3. Grinding, Dosing and Tamping
  4. Extraction & Brewing
  5. Milk Technique
  6. Barista Menu
  7. Hygiene, Health & Safety
  8. Customer Service
  9. Cleaning, Maintenance & Trouble Shooting
  10. Cafe Management

The course is globally accredited via the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA).

  • Specialty Coffee Association Curriculum.
  • 6 hours including written & practical exam.
  • Class size: 2-4
  • 5 points towards your SCA Coffee Diploma.
  • Tuition fee: HK$1,800 (SCA certified exam fee included)
Please visit Timetable for our schedule.

Barista Skills Intermediate

Designed to test key core and more advanced skills and understanding, expected from a competent barista (e.g. from someone working as a barista for 6 months or more). Successful candidates should be able to dial in a brew recipe, make a full range of drinks with quality and speed, as well as understand the basic requirements for customer service and maintenance.

  1. Coffee Beans
  2. Workspace Management
  3. Grinding, Dosing and Tamping
  4. Extraction & Brewing
  5. Milk Technique
  6. Barista Menu
  7. Hygiene, Health & Safety
  8. Customer Service
  9. Cleaning, Maintenance & Trouble Shooting
  10. Cafe Management

The course is globally accredited via the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA).

  • Specialty Coffee Association Curriculum.
  • 12 hours including written & practical exam.
  • Class size: 2-4
  • 10 points towards your SCA Coffee Diploma.
  • Tuition fee: HK$8,000 (SCA certified exam fee included)
  • Bundle Discount: HK$9,300 (Foundation + Intermediate)
Please visit Timetable for our schedule.

Barista Skills Professional

Designed to test advanced skills and detailed knowledge of the science behind processes used, expected from a professional barista (e.g. from someone working as a barista for 12 months or more, with some management responsibilities). Successful candidates should have a detailed understanding of their ingredients and of the techniques available to maximize the quality of the drinks made. They should be able to manage the skills of others to produce quality drinks and provide excellent customer service. They should be able to maintain their equipment to ensure continued quality.

  1. Coffee Beans
  2. Workspace Management
  3. Grinding, Dosing and Tamping
  4. Extraction & Brewing
  5. Milk Technique
  6. Barista Menu
  7. Hygiene, Health & Safety
  8. Customer Service
  9. Cleaning, Maintenance & Trouble Shooting
  10. Cafe Management

The course is globally accredited via the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA).

  • Specialty Coffee Association Curriculum.
  • 18 hours including written & practical exam.
  • Class size: 2-4
  • 25 points towards your SCA Coffee Diploma.
  • Tuition fee: HK$8,800 (SCA certified exam fee included)
Please visit Timetable for our schedule.


Please visit Timetable for our schedule.
For more details or special class arrangement, please contact us.
Whatsapp: +852 95000811 , Telephone: +852 37050329 , Email: moc.eeffochcayernull@sc


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