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SCA Barista Foundation

SCA Barista Foundation

SCA Barista Foundation



Learn the essential skills to get started on your barista career and receive the SCA accreditation.

Our SCA Barista training takes places at our training facility in Fulham, SW6 2AG.

The course focuses on the key skills required to:

  • set your grinder
  • make great espresso
  • foam and texture milk
  • begin to draw latte art
  • This course will also cover the basic information regarding equipment care.

    What to expect:

    1-day course from 10 am to 4 to 5 pm - (dependent on number of students attending)

    Morning Session:  Theory and knowledge development

    Afternoon Session: Practical skills and examination

    As well as a practical examination during the day, this course also has a written exam which should be completed within 21 days of the course completion. 

    If successful, you will gain 5 points towards your diploma.

    Pricing includes VAT, the SCA examinations and certification

    If you would like to attend an SCA course and not partake in the examination, £45 will be deducted from the cost of the course. Alternatively, the LSC also offers non-accredited barista courses.