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SCA Barista Skills - Intermediate from $820

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This Barista training course is designed to test key core and more advanced skills and understanding, expected from a competent Barista (for example, from someone working as a Barista for 6 months or more). Successful candidates will 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.

What you will learn:

  • How coffee origin and processing impacts flavour 
  • How to manage various grinders and dosing techniques 
  • How to use Espresso Brew Formulas to produce consistent extractions
  • Maximising sweetness, and optimising body in your extractions 
  • How milk composition affects foam and taste 
  • How to efficiently manage complex beverage orders at a high standard 
  • Hygiene, health, and safety in the workplace 
  • How to provide quality customer service 
  • Equipment maintenance & troubleshooting 
  • Profit margins, stock control, and waste minimisation

Certification Pricing Options: 

Please select from the 2 certification options during booking, depending on your current SCA membership status:

  • "SCA Member" is available for current SCA members.
  • "Non-Member" is available for anyone.
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What you will learn
  • How coffee origin and processing impacts flavour
  • How to manage various grinders and dosing techniques
  • How to use Espresso Brew Formulas to produce balanced espresso
What you will get
  • Access to the world’s leading coffee education program
  • Detailed course notes
  • Participants who successfully complete the written & practical exams will receive internationally recognised certification, and earn points towards the SCA Coffee Diploma.

What to bring
  • Your interest to learn!
What to wear


Appropriate for

Pre-requisites: SCA Introduction to Coffee and SCA Barista Foundation are recommended (not mandatory) modules, and it is assumed students will have all knowledge from these modules.


Genovese Coffee

Vendor since 2016

Genovese Coffee has been in coffee for 3 generations, and we have over 60 years of experience.

Our easy to understand, and practical Barista training courses are led by award winning, highly experienced, and internationally certified professionals.  Our training facility is a certified SCA Premier Training Campus, with state of the art espresso, brew bar, and roasting equipment located close to Melbourne’s CBD.  Our Barista training courses are ideal for new or experienced Baristas, as well as those who want to improve their home espresso. You can choose from a range of basic courses as well as internationally certified courses.  Our Barista training courses have practical detailed theory, and hands on components.  We also offer the world’s only internationally recognised coffee education program – The Specialty Coffee Association Coffee Skills Program. The SCA Roasting; Sensory Skills; Green Coffee; Barista Skills; Brewing; and Introduction to Coffee modules are now available for existing industry professionals, or those who aspire to work in leading Specialy Coffee businesses.

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Cancellation & Refund Policy

Genovese Coffee Refund Policy

We appreciate your choice of Genovese Coffee for your coffee education, and our course pricing reflects the following:

  • The quality of the training provided.
  • Pre-class preparation.
  • The quality of the equipment & the cost of materials used.
  • Small class sizes.
  • The ongoing development of our trainers.

Once your booking is confirmed and your payment is cleared, we begin the process of preparing your class.  Although we understand events or illness may require that you reschedule or cancel your booking, our refund and rescheduling policy reflects the costs incurred in the preparation of the scheduled class.

Please note:  Booking fees are non-refundable.

Barista Fundamentals Course - Cancellation & Rescheduling

Barista Fundamentals courses may be cancelled or rescheduled as per the following:

Refunds (less any booking fees) are available with a minimum of 7 days notice.

Minimum 48 hours notice - No rescheduling fee.  ($50 cancellation fee if less than 48 hours notice.)

Less than 48 hours notice - $50 rescheduling fee.  (No cancellations available with less than 48 hours notice.)

SCA Coffee Skills Program Courses - Cancellation & Rescheduling.

SCA CSP Courses courses may be cancelled or rescheduled as per the following:

Cancellation fees:

Course fees are fully refundable if training is cancelled at least 14 days prior to course commencement.

A $150 cancellation fee is deducted from refunds for cancellations received less than 14 days prior to course commencement.

No cancellation is available with less than 2 business days’ notice, however you may reschedule with applicable rescheduling fees.

Reschedule Fees:

No fee is applicable if rescheduling is requested at least 14 days prior to course commencement.

A $150 rescheduling fee is applicable if rescheduling is requested less than 14 days prior to course commencement

Thank you for your understanding.

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