The Introduction to Coffee course is the first step in SCA accredited courses and is perfect for anyone, whether you’re a budding home brewer or whether you’re working towards your SCA Diploma.
On this course you’ll cover a wide variety of different aspects of coffee, from where specialty coffee fits into the world market, to the history of coffee drinking, to the different species of coffee from around the world as well as the basics of tasting, roasting, brewing, processing and so much more.
This course is a great first step into the world of coffee and is a must for casual enthusiasts and seasoned pros alike. This course can be taken with or without SCA accreditation and can be used towards the SCA Diploma.
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.