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SCA Barista Skills Foundation

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£265.00
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Date

Location
Bella Barista, Nene Court, The Embankment, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire NN8 1LD

Duration
1 day (10am - 4pm)

Course Information
The Barista Skills Foundation course allows learners to gain an introductory understanding of the coffee itself as well as foundational skills required to set a grinder, make espressos, foam and texture milk and latte art techniques as per SCA quality standards, while implementing health and safety practices and customer service. Practical learning objectives and activities prepare the learner to conduct key foundational tasks of a barista. A written exam tests theoretical knowledge based on Foundation course learning objectives. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded 5 points towards your SCA Coffee Diploma.

Learner ID
You will need to register (for free) with the SCA before attending this course. Once registered, you will be given a Learner ID. Please bring this with you on the day of the course. 

Bella Barista Warranty

All parts and accessories are a standard 12 month warranty. 

Shipping & returns

Delivery
We offer UK and international shipping Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays.
Orders usually take between 1-2 days within the UK, but may take up to 5 days to get to you. 

Returns
Returned items must be unused and be returned in original packaging with any enclosed documentation and in perfect resalable condition. Once the goods have been received back and checked, as per our terms and conditions, we will issue a full refund or exchange on receipt. Please note all returned goods are subject to a 20% restocking fee if the goods are not in a resalable condition.

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SCA Barista Skills Foundation

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Overview

COFFEE BEANS
Differences between Arabica and Robusta Species
Importance of Coffee Freshness
Influence of Roast Degree on Taste

WORKSPACE MANAGEMENT AND WORKFLOW
Grinders and Espresso Machine Components Safe Use of Grinder and Machine
Clean and Organized Workspace

ESPRESSO PROCESS
Espresso Recipes
Grinder Calibration and Dosing Distribution and Tamping Techniques

EXTRACTION AND BREWING
What is Espresso
Barista Routine

ESPRESSO SENSORY ANALYSIS
Espresso Extraction and Descriptors

MILK
Freshness
Foaming and Temperature of Steamed Milk

ESPRESSO BASED MENU
Drink Components and Construction

CLEANING, HEALTH AND SAFETY
Safe and Hygienic Work Practices Cleaning of Equipment

WATER QUALITY
Impact on Brew Quality and Machine Function

CUSTOMER SERVICE AND CAFÉ MANAGEMENT The Customer Experience

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