SCA COFFEE SKILLS PROGRAM
SCA Coffee Roasting Foundations
This one-day course is suitable for beginning professionals and hobbyists and is a solid introduction to roasting, both from a theoretical as well as from a practical point of view. Roasting Foundations provides a basic understanding of the roasting process, including the roast cycle and how to control sensory aspects of the coffee by roasting light or dark. Students earn 5 points in the SCA Coffee Skills Program towards their Coffee Skills Diploma.
Develop and execute basic roasting techniques, understand what contributes to roasted coffee quality, develop your tasting skills, and earn credits from the SCA! Roasting Foundations (1 day introductory course): provides a basic understanding of the roasting process, including the different phases of the roasting cycle and how to manipulate sensory attributes of the coffee by varying the roasting degree.
Gain valuable roasting techniques and hands on experience roasting coffees with three different profiles, improve your tasting skills, and earn points towards an SCA Coffee Skills Diploma! This one-day course is suitable for beginning professionals and hobbyists. Roasters who want to expand their coffee horizon with new concepts about roasting practices and tasting protocols can bundle Foundations with Intermediate Coffee Roasting.
Students will take the SCA Foundations Roasting exam. Upon completion of course work and passing the exams, students earn 5 points towards the SCA Coffee Skills Diploma.
Save significantly and sign up for the comprehensive 5-day SCA Intermediate Roasting Combo, consisting of:
- Introduction to Coffee (1 day)
- Roasting Foundations (1 day, this course)
- Roasting Intermediate (3 days)
The course provides a solid introduction to the roasting profession, both from a theoretical as well as from a practical point of view. We allow for sufficient one-one-one interaction with the lead-trainers. This course is also designed for aspiring coffee professionals and home roasters interested in the SCA Coffee Skills Program. Marcus Young and Willem Boot will personally share many valuable roasting tips using their extensive track record and professional expertise. The fee represents savings of more than $400 if these course elements are purchased individually.
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)
Roasting Foundations (1 day): US$495
Roasting Foundations with Introduction to Coffee (2 days): US$895
Roasting Foundations + Roasting Intermediate (4 days): US$1695
Introduction to Coffee + Roasting Foundations + Roasting Intermediate (5 days): US$1995
All courses include lunches and lecture materials.
Hotel Information: Hotels in Marin County can be booked online.
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.