SCA Brewing - Foundation Course
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Monday 10 June
Monday 19 August
Monday 28 October
SCA Brewing - Foundation
For the budding barista and newbies in the coffee industry. Designed to test key core skills, this module will allow candidates to gain an understanding of the magical world of specialty coffee.
Join us for a one-day in-depth coffee training for baristas who want to succeed in the specialty coffee industry.
Designed to introduce core brewing skills and equipment to people with no previous brewing experience. Successful candidates should be able to grind and brew to the correct recipe to produce great coffee.
5 points earned towards SCA Coffee Diploma.
Length & Location: Training will take place at the Climpson's Academy, courses will run from 0930 - 1700 with a lunch break.
Climpson’s Academy is located opposite the roastery - Unit 5, Helmsley Place, E8 3SB
Training style: Our training has been developed to be accessible to everyone willing and eager to learn. It encompasses a wide range of learning styles, culminating in written and practical exams.
The Barista Trainer: Mr Dan Dunne, our Head of Training, is our super experienced, qualified SCA trainer.
Equipment & Machinery: We’re proud to be partnered with some of the best machine and equipment companies in the industry. When training with us, you’ll have the opportunity to learn and practice on a range of equipment; including La Marzocco PB, GS3 and Victoria Arduino Mythos Grinders.
Food & Beverage: We will feed you lunch as lovingly prepared by the team at Climpson’s Café. If you are very good a sweet treat and as much coffee and filtered water as you can drink in a day will be provided.
6 hours excluding exams
Written exam 30 minutes
Practical exam 30 minutes
Introduction to Coffee is a recommended (but not mandatory) pre-requisite module. All knowledge and skill from that module will be assumed as being held and may be tested through the practical and/or written assessments.
SCA certification fee:
60 Euros for members
60 Euros for non-members
If you are an SCA member you are entitled to a discounted rate, please contact us at email@example.com with your SCA membership number before ordering. If you are not yet a member of SCA and are interested in joining please visit the SCA website
Maximum of 5 people on a course. No minimum number for courses to run.
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