About SCA’s Coffee Education Programs

Specialty coffee is a diverse industry. SCA's Education programs are here to help you develop your passion and sharpen your skills. Taught by Authorized SCA Trainers (ASTs) around the globe, our programs offer high-quality coffee education for every stage of your professional career. 

Introducing the Coffee Skills Program

The SCA is proud to introduce its new unified education program. This program consists of education in the following specialties within the coffee industry: Introduction to Coffee, Barista Skills, Brewing, Green Coffee, Sensory Skills, and Roasting.

Authorized SCA Trainers

SCA courses are taught by hundreds of Authorized SCA Trainers (ASTs) in locations around the globe. ASTs are coffee professionals who use their knowledge and training skills to deliver SCA courses. Our trainers deliver course content and assess the written and practical examinations required to pass each module, audited by the SCA.

SCA Premier Training Campuses

An SCA Premier Training Campus is a member company or organization certified by the Specialty Coffee Association as having met all the requirements of the SCA Premier Training Campus program. 


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