SCA COFFEE SKILLS PROGRAM
SCA Barista Foundations & Practical Exam
The ideal course for working baristas and home enthusiasts!
The SCA Barista Coffee Program Certificate provides world-recognized instruction in espresso and milk preparation. Learn the practical skills you need behind the espresso bar: how to set your grinder, milk techniques, health and safety, customer service, and more.
Barista Foundations is perfect for beginners and requires no previous experience. The Foundation level provides a first taste of the Barista discipline and is a great way to get insight into the skills required of a barista.
In a 2014 SCAA study of the industry, Barista Pathway graduates have the potential to earn $200,000 more over their lifetime than baristas who are not certified. Being a professional is more than a paycheck, it’s about what you bring to the job including advanced skills and new insights into the craft of expertly preparing coffee.
Endorsed by the Barista Guild and certified by the Specialty Coffee Association, the Barista Coffee Skills Program is an effective step for you in building a meaningful career in specialty
Save significantly and sign up for the comprehensive 5-day SCA Intermediate Barista Skills Combo, consisting of:
- Introduction to Coffee (1 day)
- Barista Foundations (1 day, this course)
- Barista Intermediate (3 days)
The course will be at the BOOT COFFEE CAMPUS at 619 Lindaro Street, San Rafael, CA (just north of San Francisco). Our instructors.
Introduction to Coffee (1 day): US$495 (Register for this course separately)
Barista Foundations (1 day): US$495
Barista Foundations with Introduction to Coffee (2 days): US$895
Barista Foundations + Barista Intermediate (4 days): US$1695
Introduction to Coffee + Barista Foundations + Barista Intermediate (5 days): US$1995
All courses include lunches and lecture materials.
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Boot Coffee Purchase policy:
All sales are final. Course fees are not refundable. If you need to cancel, course fees can be applied to future courses or another person can take your place. For all changes, we will charge a change fee of 25% of the course price. Changes are not possible less than 7 days before the course.