SCA Barista Intermediate


Course Hour: 16-20 Hours
Course Date: JUN 06-07/ 2020
Course Fee: CAD$950/SCA Member & Non Member
Practical Exams/

Written Exam/

Certificate Fee:

CAD$180.00/SCA Member
Required &
Mandatory: None
Recommended: Barista Foundation
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Overview: Designed to test key core and more advance skills and understanding. Successful candidates should be able to dial in a brew recipe. Make a full range of drinks with quality and speed. As well as understand the basic requirements for customer service and maintenance.

1. Understanding of different geographic origins and possible impact on flavor
2. Workspace management-to promote speed and efficiency
3. Demonstration of setting the dose and grind- using a grinder with a dosing chamber and an “on-demand” grinder
4. Demonstration of how to make micro-adjustment to the grind
5. Understanding of how flavor compounds do not dissolve uniformly and different flavors extract at different times, how different shot lengths may affect extraction and body
6. Understanding of how different milk alternatives foam differently
7. Demonstration of consistently good milk techniques to produce the correct texture and temperature of foam
8. Demonstration of preparation of a range of commonly ordered drinks to good standard
9. Understanding of what good customer service means
10. Demonstration of good techniques to provide a high standard of customer service
11. Understanding of key problems with grinder and espresso machine and how to solve them or who to refer them to

Attendees will be at Bicerin Coffee Lab from 9:00am to 5:00pm each day
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