SCA Barista Skills - Intermediate

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Designed to test core and advanced skills expected from a competent barista (6 months or more experience). Successful candidates should be able to calibrate their grinders, identify extraction using sensory cues, make a full range of drinks with quality and speed, free pour latte art patterns, as well as understand the requirements for equipment maintenance.


  • Identify inherent characteristics of coffee and their effect on cup profile
  • Organize equipment and drink production to achieve efficient workflow
  • Understand extraction differences and how to correct improper balance
  • Demonstrate consistent milk steaming and beverage production
  • Learn the importance and basics of equipment maintenance

Duration: 2 days (including written and practical exam)

Prerequisites: Barista Skills Foundation is recommended but not required. It is recommended that students have been working for at least six months in a job that requires the use of Barista skills.

Course registration fees are non-refundable. Students may transfer registration to another course date with 7 day notice.

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