SCA Barista Skills Foundation Course

£300.00 per person

If you’re new to working as a barista, or about to start in the role, join us to tighten the nuts and bolts of your practise with our Barista Skills Foundation Course. This Speciality Coffee Association (SCA)-accredited course covers the essential knowledge and skills you need for making coffee in a professional capacity.  

You’ll learn about the origins of coffee and the key differences between beans, because understanding these nuances are the key to making really good coffee. Then you’ll get practical, with guidance on how set your grinder, brew an espresso and texture your milk. All of this will be taught in the context of the hospitality industry, considering health and safety requirements, as well as customer service considerations. 

How it works

In order to take this course, you must be registered as a learner with the SCA. This is free to do, by setting up an account with the SCA here. You will get an SCA learner number, visible on your profile page, once you have completed the registration process. 

Secure your space on the course by booking your preferred date and time here on the 200 Degrees website. Include your SCA learner number in the 'add an attendee' form when booking your course. The total cost you pay includes a course enrolment fee of £50 which 200 Degrees will pay transfer directly to the SCA.  

This course will run over the length of a full day, and will account for 7 hours of training. After completing this course, participants will be required to take an online written exam. On passing the course, you will receive official digital SCA certificate. 

Select Location
Select Date
Select Date
  • 16th August - 10am
Places Available: 8
Book now