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Barista training courses

in Glasgow, Edinburgh and throughout the whole of Scotland.

HAND ON TRAINING

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn”

Benjamin Franklin

SMALL CLASSES

We believe that attention to detail is everything. That’s why we keep our class’s small with a maximum of 3 / 4 people to each class.

Expert Training

Jim Watson who runs our courses is a fully qualified Barista and he is absolutely passionate about coffee with 23 years. Jim is a qualified SCAE (Speciality Coffee Association of Europe) and is a City & Guilds trainer.

Our two most popular coffee course.

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SCAE FOUNDATION BARISTA TRAINING COURSE

Whether coffee is your passion, your job, or a career opportunity waiting to happen, having the core skills is vital. The SCAE Barista Skills (foundation) course lays the foundations for you to build your skills on.

  • Set a Grinder
  • Operate an espresso machine
  • Prepare and present an espresso drink
  • Foam milk properly
  • Taste different coffees.

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BARISTA BARISTA BARISTA TRAINING COURSE

A three day course that covers the three main disciplines of these courses, the SCAE Introduction to Coffee, SCAE Barista Skills and SCAE Brewing and Grinding. You will leave with the skills needed to follow a career in the coffee industry.

  • Three days
  • Three SCAE qualifications.
  • 20 points toward your coveted SCAE Coffee Diploma

What our customers say

Can’t thank you enough, I really did have fun and it was a true pleasure to learn from someone with such a clear and strong passion and depth of knowledge.

Alexander Wallace

This was my first experience of commercial coffee machines. I was completely put at ease by Jim. I would highly recommend these course anyone, with Jims guidance and support I now have a very successful coffee shop, Thank you

Karen Maxwell

We have worked with Jim Watson on numerous Barista Employability courses run in partnership with Job Centre Plus.  These courses have been fundamental in providing individuals with key skills to assist them in gaining employment in the Barista/Hospitality industry.  Jim has a great rapour with the trainees and makes the course interesting and fun!  Jim in extremely knowledgeable and give the individuals a solid foundation in which to start their barista career.

Jacky Carstairs Lever Training Ltd

I love the personal service I get from Jim, Excellent course, excellent trainer! I would recommend this course to anybody.

Tracy Duncan

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