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SCAE Barista Skills Intermediate

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Barista Skills is for people focussing on the key skills required to set your grinder, make espresso and foam and texture milk for cappuccinos. This module allows you to gain a deeper understanding of the coffee itself and build on your practical skills for milk technique and latte art, not to mention health and safety, customer service and basic business.

Intermediate provides a deeper understanding of the coffee itself and builds on the practical skills learnt at Foundation level. Milk techniques, including latte art, are introduced as well as health and safety, customer service and basic business. This course is suitable for people already working as baristas.

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 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.  Course length is 2 1/2 days (Full time).

Introduction to Coffee and Barista Foundation are recommended (but not mandatory) pre-requisite modules. All knowledge and skill from these modules will be assumed as being held and may be tested through the practical and/or written assessments.

This is one of the Coffee Diploma System Intermediate modules, 10 credits will be awarded after completion.
Language:  Cantonese or English 
Course material:  English
Course Length:  ~ 20 hours

* Date and time can be arranged for groups of 4 or above.
Please email to for more information.

** Extra practice time can be arranged at hourly charge base.
$200 for the first hour, with 4 cartons of milk and 1kg of roasted bean included.
Extra time: $100 per hour, fractions of 1 hour is charged as 1 hour, i.e. 1 hour 30 mins is charged as 2 hours.
Extra carton of milk: $20.
Extra 1kg of roasted bean: $200.

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