Are you an aspiring barista keen to master the art of coffee-making? Our certified barista courses will train you to prepare espresso beverages that go beyond standards for the ultimate customer experience in your professional career.
SCA Barista Professional
Designed to test advanced skills and detailed knowledge of the science behind processes used, expected from a professional barista (for example, from someone working as a barista for 12 months or more, with some management responsibilities). Successful candidates should have a detailed understanding of their ingredients and of the techniques available to maximize the quality of the drinks made. They should be able to manage the skills of others to produce quality drinks and provide excellent customer service. They should be able to maintain their equipment to ensure continued quality.
The Professional level is suitable if you want to pursue specialist knowledge at a high level in your subject. Success at this level should indicate to employers competence to work in the field. Extensive relevant experience is recommended before attempting this level. Candidates must hold the Intermediate qualification in the module before attempting the professional level. Courses at this level would be expected to take a minimum of 3 days.
White Rock Coffee Brew Lab is a Certified Premier Training Campus for the Specialty Coffee Association located in the heart of Dallas Texas. We are located about 40 minutes from DFW International Airport.
The Barista Pro course is an intensive, three day course that provides a first rate specialist knowledge, as a high level Barista. The mandatory prerequisite to this course is Barista Intermediate.
The certificate written exam and practical exam will be on the last day of the course offered at an additional fee and typically takes about two hours per person. If you would like to take the certification exam, please add the Professional Exam fee to your cart in addition to this course.
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