Coffee Education

Establishing and supporting the development of a progressive specialty coffee culture

Intro

The Specialty Coffee Association's educational programs are based on decades of knowledge, research and practical experience and are designed to help you build a successful career in the coffee industry.

Coffee careers start here!

SCA’s educational programs are based on decades of knowledge, research and practical experience to help you build a successful career in the coffee industry. Our focus is not only on the quality of our curriculum, but also on how that curriculum prepares learners to achieve their goals and use their certificate or diploma to directly launch a successful career.

 

SCA Certificates

SCA offers three programs that focus on eight areas of study or career paths. Whether you dream of opening your own café, succeeding as a professional coffee roaster or managing your company’s sustainability program, SCA has an educational program to meet your goals and advance your career.

 

Coffee Skills Program

SCA certificate programs are based on decades of knowledge, research and practical experience to help you build a successful career in the coffee industry.

SCA-Trainer

Authorized SCA Trainers (ASTs) are professional trainers who have the necessary professional experience and broad coffee knowledge to deliver high-quality courses that benefit both learners and the industry.

Zitat

“I feel that with each course, I fall more in love with coffee and my work.”

Maria Valero, lead barista and production roaster from Buenos Aires, Argentina, who has certificates in Barista Skills, Brewing, and Green Coffee.

News

Swiss Coffee Festival 2024: Registration open for exhibitors

Secure your booth at the Swiss Coffee Festival now!…

Registrations are open: Swiss Coffee Championships 2025

Join Us for the Swiss Barista Championship Preliminary Rounds!