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Trained Baristas Can Get the Most out of your Coffee

As much as we would like it to be, incredible coffee is not as simple as pressing a button. However, with a little encouragement and education, your staff can be well on their way to serving great tasting brews. With Bridge Coffee Roasters, your staff are empowered to improve your coffee quality, reduce wastage, and delight customers with a higher quality coffee experience.

Next SCA Course Date

Barista Skills Foundation – 11th September

Join us in Cardiff for an SCA Foundation Barista Skills course and certification on 11th September, with AST coffee trainer Jon Townsend from The Institute of Coffee. Perfect for beginner baristas, or hospitality managers keen to develop the skills of their team.

Learn the skills required for coffee excellence, complete with an exam and accredited SCA certification at the end of the day. Lunch also provided.

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What do you get from SCA Barista Courses?

Six course modules are available to meet the needs of your business and the experience level of your staff. Together these modules of learning are known as the SCA Coffee Skills Program. Students can take advantage of learning through three stages of knowledge and skills in each module: Foundation, Intermediate and Professional.

  • Introduction to Coffee
  • Barista Skills
  • Brewing
  • Green Coffee
  • Sensory Skills
  • Roasting

Learn the Fundamentals of Coffee Brewing

From the basics of extraction, roast level and coffee origin to calibrating a coffee grinder for the perfect shot of espresso and perfecting your latt art, SCA training offers everything you need to improve your coffee offering starting with your staff. SCA barista training courses teach not only how to brew incredible coffee time and time again, but also to reduce wastage, explore a world of flavour and have meaningful conversations around coffee. Read this article to learn about how much barista training costs.

UK Barista Training Courses

Our Place or Yours?

With the right equipment set up, our certified Barista Trainers can come to you and conduct coffee training courses on-site across the UK. Or, if you are located near our Cardiff Roastery or London Showroom, you can take a day out and complete your training with us. Whatever suits you best. Learn about what a normal day for our barista trainers looks like here -> What’s Does a Barista Trainer Do?

Learn More about SCA Barista Training

Download our free PDF brochure at the link below to learn more about:

  • Pricing
  • Course Structure
  • Modules
  • Course Length
  • Accreditations
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Our courses cost anywhere from £165 to £1,319 depending on the number of days, attendees, and course modules covered. The cost of certification is an additional £55 per person if you are looking to sit the examination at the end of the course. View more on pricing in our downloadable PDF.

Barista modules typically last a day each with foundation, intermediate and professional training courses lasting one, two and three days respectively.

For those looking to receive an accreditation and obtain SCA points, there are optional examinations at the end of each module.

There are 3 Levels of training available, each course adds points towards your SCA diploma which requires 100 points, once earnt, certifies the learner as an SCA coffee professional.

No. We definitely recommend at least one person on your team receives some level of barista training who can then teach others and uphold standards, whether that is a manager, head barista or the business owner. However, our company training courses are a fixed price for 1 to 4 people, so you'll get far more value enlisting up to four on the training course.

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Make sure to download the free brochure which may answer a number of your questions. If you're ready to talk, get in touch!

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