SCA Brewing - Professional (3 Days) $1,900

SCA Brewing - Professional (3 Days) $1,900

Master brewing variables & water knowledge


Designed to develop mastery of coffee brewing.  This coffee brewing course tests the ability to navigate the Coffee Brewing Control Chart, and use the control measures available with a variety of brewing methods and devices.

Note:  SCA Brewing Intermediate certification is a prerequisite for this course, and SCA Sensory Skills Foundation certification is recommended.

You will learn:

  • How to optimise brew plans for coffee of different roast levels.
  • How to optimise brew plans when brewing coffee with different filter media.
  • How to use and chart by-pass.
  • How particle size distribution impacts taste and extraction.
  • How to brew and chart different extraction yields at the same strength.
  • How to brew and chart different strengths with the same extraction yield.
  • How brewing temperature affects flavour nuances.
  • How wetting and turbulence variables affect extraction and taste.
  • How to analyse water chemistry and determine which filtration system is most suitable.
  • How different water chemistry affects extraction, taste, and flavour.
  • How to customise your water chemistry to suit the coffee you are brewing. 

Students who successfully complete the practical exam during the course must then successfully complete an online exam after the course to receive the internationally recognised SCA Brewing Professional certification.  SCA Brewing Professional certification earns credit towards the SCA Cafe Diploma.

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What you will learn

  • The influence of roast level on brewed coffee
  • How to use and chart bypass
  • Water chemistry and water treatment

What you will get

  • Access to the world’s leading coffee education program
  • Detailed course notes
  • Participants who successfully complete the practical & written 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: Holding the SCA Brewing Intermediate certification for a minimum of 3 months is a mandatory pre-requisite. SCA Introduction to Coffee & SCA Barista Intermediate are recommended.

Genovese Coffee

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

We offer a range of courses to suit new or experienced baristas, as well as those who want to improve their home espresso.  All of our courses have practical, detailed theory, as well as activities so you can apply your skills during the course.

Our courses are led by award winning, highly experienced, and internationally certified professionals who make it easy for you to understand coffee in our certified SCA Premier Training Campus, with state of the art espresso, brewing, and roasting equipment, located close to Melbourne’s CBD.

For those wanting to take their coffee career to the next level, we also offer the world’s only internationally recognised coffee education program – The Specialty Coffee Association Coffee Skills Program, including Roasting; Sensory Skills; Green Coffee; Barista Skills; and Brewing.

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Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a full refund.

If you can't attend the class:

You’re welcome to send someone in your place.


  • A refund can be requested 14 days before class starts. An admin fee of AU$20.00 applies.
  • A transfer can be requested anytime before the class starts. Free of charge.

No changes will be allowed after these times.

Terms & Conditions

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.

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