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SCA Barista Skills Foundation | Edinburgh


This module allows you to develop coffee knowledge and practical skills to get you started in your barista career.

From setting up your grinder to basic latte art patterns. Foundations of espresso brewing and daily equipment care. The SCA Barista Skills Foundation course is the first step for baristas on the coffee career journey.

See extra course details below and available dates and times through the 'book now' link. 

    How it Works

    All courses now include the SCA certification and enrolment fee in the price.

    1. Choose your preferred date, time and course
    2. Enter your SCA number in the notes (if you don't have one, you can create an account for free - here
    3. Complete transaction
    4. Once confirmed, an Origin Coffee AST trainer will officially enrol you into the SCA course (this can take up to 5 working days)
    5. Your Origin AST will contact you to confirm the timings and location of your course.
    6. That's it. You're all booked and ready for the next step in your coffee journey.
    Course Structure
    • Setting your grinder
    • Foundations of espresso brewing
Basic milk texturing
Basic daily care of equipment
Green and roasted coffee principles
    • The course will be taught from our new South College Street cafe in Edinburgh. Please check the locations page for more details.