Coffee Laboratory is the first and only SCA Premier Campus in Ireland and the only training institution that organizes courses in all the modules of the internationally recognized SCA Coffee Skills Program. More than that, we are the only training institution in the country and one of the few in the world to offer the highly-regarded Q Grader courses, having one of the 3 Q Instructors in Europe among our staff.

We specialize in highly effective barista training courses, comprehensive coffee cupping, and coffee roasting classes. We use a wide range of educational materials and we offer printed course supports to all our students to facilitate the learning process.

We have trained staff and managers or consulted for various companies like Frank and Honest, Musgraves, Robert Roberts, Valeo Foods, Roe & Co., Java Republic, Bewleys, Insomnia and many others.  We also run various courses for the Education and Training Board.

Since opening, we did courses in Ireland, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Italy, Hungary, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia. Our trainers have worked for some of the largest coffee companies on the market and between themselves they have more than 30 years of experience. Throughout their careers our trainers won awards and gain various certifications and also trained several barista champions.

We are for sure the best coffee education and consultancy provider in Ireland!


Our mission is to deliver the practical skills and knowledge that increase our course participants coffee know-how as well as their personal confidence in the profession of barista and coffee related activities. We will set ourselves apart from other training companies with a positive attitude and the human touch which we will incorporate into all aspects of our work. We provide each participant with a solid foundation and the key knowledge and skills to become confident in the areas of coffee specialism.

We strive to ensure our learners are successful, supported and that they achieve their relevant certification in a timely manner. Our clients will receive a quality service from experienced instructors resulting in a positive learner experience. Our guarantee to our clients is to offer unrivalled customer support from initial contact, value for money and a professional service incorporating a friendly, interactive and practical training experience.