Course Summary

Whether you’re a home brew wizard, someone looking to get qualified to stand out from the crowd, or a barista looking to take your skills to the next level, this course is a fantastic choice.

Throughout this one-day course, we will show you good barista practices from the very beginning, including how to properly set up the machine and grinder, how to pull a fantastic shot of espresso, how to get that silky milk texture, some basic health and safety procedures and machine maintenance, and so much more!

The Barista Skills Foundation course can be taken with or without SCA accreditation and is the first step in the SCA accredited Barista Skills module. This course can be used towards the SCA Diploma.

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Budding Barista


Artisan Coffee School
32 New Broadway, London W5 2XA


1 Day (9:30am – 4:30pm)


£275 (with SCA Accreditation)

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6 people

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What is a SCA Diploma?

The SCA Coffee Diploma is the most comprehensive and cost-effective way to learn and achieve the highest level of qualification within the coffee industry. Students receive points for each qualification they receive, and once they achieve the 100 points necessary, they receive their Coffee Diploma!

The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) is a nonprofit, membership-based organisation that represents thousands of coffee professionals, from producers to baristas all over the world. Built on foundations of openness, inclusivity, and the power of shared knowledge, they act as a unifying force within the specialty coffee industry – invested in creating a worldwide circle of like-minded professionals.

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