Skip to content

SCA Sensory Skills Foundation | Cornwall


This module is for anybody looking to develop their ability to detect an array of aromas and flavours in coffee.

From setting up a formal cupping to sensory perception. Identifying basic tastes and understanding cupping protocol The SCA Sensory 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
    • Introducing formal cupping protocol and nez du cafe
Physiology of sensory perception

    • Identifying basic tastes and aromas
Understanding cupping protocol
    • The course will be taught from our Roastery cafe location in Porthleven
    • Get directions - here