2 Days International Barista Course – SCA Barista Skills Foundation 18.10.2021 – 19.10.2021
A two days course that will cover everything you need to know about espresso and espresso-based drinks.
You will learn how to produce perfect espressos, calibrate the grinder, milk steaming techniques and latte art patterns. We will also cover health and safety, customer service, basic business and equipment maintenance. At the end of this course, you will be able to produce all the main drinks (cappuccino, latte, flat white, americano, white coffee, mocha, cortado, hot chocolate) and how to pour latte art. We will help you prepare for the job interview, offering you the knowledge, skills and a lot of tips to impress during any interview.
- coffee theory
- health and safety
- equipment and accessories
- espresso techniques
- espresso troubleshooting
- milk steaming techniques
- main drinks
- latte art
- latte art
- orders production
- customer service
- basic business
- equipment maintenance
- practical exam
The course is globally accredited by the Speciality Coffee Association (SCA), the largest coffee association in the world. In Ireland, SCA has over 100 members including most of the coffee roasters, cafes and coffee chains like Bailies, Bewleys, Java Republic, Insomnia and many others. The SCA certification is recognised in the USA, Canada, EU, Australia, China, South Korea, Japan, Russia and many other countries.
The certificate will be issued ONLY if the student passes a practical and an online exam. In order to take the online exam and to receive the certificate, the students will have to create an account on the SCA website.
Certification and educational materials are included in the cost.
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Andrius Valiaugaread more about Andrius Valiauga
Andrius Valiauga has over 14year experience with coffee. He worked with few coffee companies back in Lithuania and after he moved to Ireland back in 2004 he finds the passion for coffee. From Barista he became head barista, bar manager, trainer, training team co-ordinator. He is the Authorized SCA Trainer for Barista skills and Introduction to coffee.
Andrius Trained Irish Barista Champions of 2018 and 2019.
He competed in the Irish barista championship and in 2007 he became Irish Barista Champion and had the opportunity to represent Ireland at the world championships in Tokyo in 2008. Also, in 2008 he took part in the European barista challenge competition that took place in Moscow.
Since 2010 he is the national judge for barista competition. Also, every year Andrius is involved with training people for competition. In his career, he has trained over 2000 individuals.