SCA Introduction to Coffee Course


The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) Introduction to Coffee Course is the perfect starting point in the coffee industry. All things coffee from seed to cup.


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The Introduction to Coffee course is ideal for anyone who is new to specialty coffee. It charts coffee’s journey from its origins in Ethiopia to the major commodity that it is today. This course gives a general overview of the specialty coffee supply chain and explores topics such as history and cultivation, variables that affect coffee quality, basics of sensory analysis, fundamentals of roasting, factors of coffee freshness, and principles of brewing. In addition, learners will discuss the importance of water quality, cleanliness and maintenance. This interactive course also includes a cupping, an industry-specific process for evaluating coffee through a sensory experience. There is an online written exam administered upon the completion of the course.

Course Length: 4 hours.

Prerequisites: None.

Evaluation: 20 questions written exam. No practical exam.


  1. General Coffee knowledge.
  2. Coffee Roasting.
  3. Coffee freshness.
  4. Coffee Sensory skills.
  5. Coffee Brewing.
  6. Water & Coffee.
  7. Cleaning and Maintenance.

To enroll in any of our courses, please email us to: with your specific course request, and information.

Our Authorized SCA Trainer Jonathan currently holds the licenses for the: Introduction to CoffeeBarista Skills & Brewing Modules. Sensory skills, Roasting & Green Coffee are on the way 😉

Keep in mind that we can also travel to your own location (worldwide), coffee shop, roastery or laboratory to develop any of these programs on site with you. Please fill out the form below to ask for detailed information about our SCA education offerings or inquiry to partner and create a course at your own site.

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