The SCA Barista Skills module provides students with the practical skills they need behind the espresso bar and is ideal for people looking to become professional baristas, open their own coffee shops, compete in barista competitions, or simply become home brewing stars.
- How to analytically taste espresso
- Dialing in, setting your grinder, and adjusting espresso parameters
- Milk steaming and latte art techniques
- Health and safety, customer service, and basic business practices
Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) certification classes consist of lecture, hands-on skill training, exam review, and some applicable exams.