The Specialty Coffee Association’s Coffee Skills Program is the global standard in education for coffee professionals. The program is designed primarily to help coffee roasters, professional baristas, coffee buyers, and sensory professionals acquire essential knowledge and skills. The program consists of six different learning modules including a one-day Introduction to Coffee, and five specialist modules covering Barista Skills, Coffee Brewing, Green Coffee Buying, Coffee Roasting, and Sensory Skills.
Each of the specialist modules in the Coffee Skills Program is available in three levels: Foundation, Intermediate, and Professional. Points are awarded for successful completion of each level. You may choose the modules that best fit your interests and needs. Once you have achieved 100 points, you will be awarded the SCA Coffee Skills Diploma.