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SCA Coffee Skills Program Barista Skills Module A perfect class for working Baristas, entrepreneurs, or home enthusiasts. The SCA Barista Skills Module provides world-recognized instruction in espresso and milk preparation techniques and latte art. Learn the practical skills you need behind the espresso bar: how to set your grinder, milk techniques, health and safety, customer service, basic business practices, and more – earning you credits towards your SCA Coffee Skills Diploma.


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 including espresso preparation, steaming milk, and maintaining a clean bar. 

Students earn 5 points in the SCA Coffee Skills Program towards their Coffee Skills Diploma.


A 2 day intensive course that immerses you in a series of hands-on training exercises suitable for those working in the industry or seriously considering becoming a barista. Students with a firm knowledge of the basic skills learn about working efficiently behind the bar, pouring latte art, equipment maintenance, and mastering customer service skills. 

On the final day you will take the SCA Intermediate Barista Skills practical and written exams, and upon completion earn 10 points towards your SCA Coffee Skills Diploma.


The Professional level is suitable for students pursuing barista skills at the highest level. Extensive relevant experience is recommended before attempting this level. Candidates must hold the Intermediate qualification as a barista before attempting the professional level. 

Students completing Barista Skills Professional and passing the written and practical exams earn 25 points towards the SCA Coffee Skills Diploma.

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    SCA Module Courses

    Refunds or rescheduling is possible 30 days before the course on the SCA Module courses for FREE.

    After this period you can reschedule or get a refund minus 20% free of the cost of the purchased course up to 14 days before the course when rescheduling or cancellations are not possible. 

    EXCEPTION: If you test positive for COVID 19 at any time before or during the course, we will reschedule you for FREE. We will require an official PCR test to do so. Sorry. No home tests, or rapid tests are accepted, only a PCR test will do. If you test positive during the course at our lab no PCR is required. 

    Where is the Coffee Training Centre?

    The course will be at the BOOT COFFEE CAMPUS at 619 Lindaro Street, San Rafael, CA (just north of San Francisco).

    When Does the Coffee Roasting Course Start?

    Our courses typically begin at 9 am each morning and finish each day between 5 and 7 pm depending on the progress of students in each course.

    How Can I Get More Information?

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    Call Us: (888) 814-4347

    Is Lunch Included?

    We provide 1h lunch break, light snacks and drinks through the duration of the course. Students are responsible to provide their own lunch.  through the duration of the course (Mon-Thu).