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Passionate about coffee? This one-day coffee course is the perfect starting point whether you want to learn more about coffee purely for pleasure or you’d like to develop professional coffee-making skills.

Learn everything you need to know to make delicious barista-style coffee at home or start working in a cafe.

No experience required, just a passion for coffee and a desire to learn!

The perfect course for coffee lovers

This practical course has been created by Dr. Andrej Godina and Fabio Milani. Leading figures in the global coffee industry with years of experience between them, they have put all their knowledge and expertise into creating a fun one-day course to teach you the art of coffee-making.

A coffee workshop designed by experts

This practical course has been created by Dr. Andrej Godina and Fabio Milani. Leading figures in the global coffee industry with years of experience between them, they have put all their knowledge and expertise into creating a fun one-day course to teach you the art of coffee-making.

Impress your friends with your coffee knowledge. You’ll learn about each stage of the fascinating coffee production process from farm to cup including brewing methods used to extract the beans, how roasters develop distinct flavours applying different roasting profiles as well as how to brew perfect Italian espresso.

Develop your coffee knowledge

Impress your friends with your coffee knowledge. You’ll learn about each stage of the fascinating coffee production process from farm to cup including brewing methods used to extract the beans, how roasters develop distinct flavours applying different roasting profiles as well as how to brew perfect Italian espresso.

You’ll quickly become confident in using espresso equipment including the grinder and the machine to produce all the drinks on the espresso-based menu from macchiatos to cappuccinos to barista standards.

Learn how to make perfect coffee

You’ll quickly become confident in using espresso equipment including the grinder and the machine to produce all the drinks on the espresso-based menu from macchiatos to cappuccinos to barista standards.
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Course Highlights

In this comprehensive 1-day course, our expert instructors will teach you the essential Italian barista skills and brewing techniques through hands-on training. You’ll learn how to make and serve the perfect espresso, macchiato, cappuccino and more behind your own purpose-built barista station.

Not only will you be able to impress your friends with your amazing coffee-making skills and knowledge, you’ll know how to use all the coffee equipment like a pro and start working in a cafe with confidence.

Coffee Powder

The Specialty Coffee Association

The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) is a non-profit organisation that represents thousands of coffee professionals around the world from producers to baristas. They offer a Coffee Skills Program which consists of six different modules, with points attached at each stage.

This Coffee Course (1 day) provides you with the skills you need to pass the SCA Introduction to Coffee module. If you wish to option the SCA certificate and earn 10 points towards your Coffee Skills Diploma, you can book the exam through EBS. The exam which costs €60, will take place under supervision of an SCA authorised trainer on a specified date after your EBS course.

Please note that sitting the SCA exam is entirely optional.

Course Content Overview

Learn all about the fascinating journey of coffee from its origins in Ethiopia to Yemen and the arabic-speaking world and modern-day coffee culture in Europe. Learn all about the difference between Arabica and Robusta, gain insight into the main coffee-consuming countries and more.

We’ll examine the most important coffee-producing countries and explore how geographic position influences coffee flavour.

Become familiar with the coffee roasting process, learn how to preserve roasted coffee and enjoy a tasting session of a light and dark roasted coffee prepared using a French press.

In this practical session, you’ll get to grips with different brewing methods and learn the difference in under and over extraction, become familiar with the grinding process and coffee dosing for espresso and filter coffee.

Learn how to use the espresso machine quickly and confidently. Practise preparing espresso-based beverages including macchiatos, cappuccinos, flat whites and more.

Title 6 Body Text: Develop your coffee palate and enhance your appreciation of coffee during fun tasting sessions. Learn the difference between different types of coffee:

  • Instant coffee and filter coffee
  • Robusta and Arabica coffee
  • Speciality coffee prepared using the Chemex and Aeropress coffeemakers

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First-class courses

Course content that has been continually developed since 1999 by award-winning bartenders.

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Outstanding instructors

We have some of the world’s most experienced instructors.

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Purpose-built schools

Our schools are built for bartender training and only feature professional equipment.

Why is this course for you?

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Amsterdam

Amsterdam

Europe’s most diverse and fascinating city that is fuelled by canals and cocktails 24/7.

English
Bad Gastein

Bad Gastein

Austria’s premier ski and spa town hosts this super exclusive course right before the ski season.

English
Barcelona

Barcelona

The beach city that has it all; famous sights, epic nightlife, shopping, and stunning scenery.

English, Spanish, German, French, Italian
Berlin

Berlin

Home to unbeatable nights out, remarkable history, and a unique urban culture.

German, English
Cape Town

Cape Town

A city of once-in-a-lifetime experiences; explore wildlife reserves, catch the best waves, and see unparalleled beauty.

English, German, French
Dublin

Dublin

A picturesque and vibrant city that has a rich bartending history and amazing nightlife.

English, French
Goa

Goa

An Indian paradise which boasts palm trees, sun, white sandy beaches, seafood and plenty more.

English
Jalisco

Jalisco

Discover agave fields, multiple tequila and mezcal distilleries, and the local culture

English
Kos

Kos

The stunning Greek island that offers you white sandy beaches, activities, and exceptional nightlife.

English, Danish, French, Swedish, Finnish
London

London

One of the world’s most iconic, international, and individual cities where bartending is king.

English, French, Spanish, Italian, German
Madrid

Madrid

Spain’s cosmopolitan-cocktail city with world-famous museums and a buzzing nightlife scene.

Spanish, English, Italian
Mallorca

Mallorca

Explore the beautiful city of Palma, relax on secluded beaches, and experience Magaluf nightlife

English, French, Spanish
Miami

Miami

Stroll down South Beach, party in the world’s best clubs, and check out the amazing graffiti.

English, French, Italian
Milan

Milan

Check out the fashion capital of the world, awe-inspiring buildings, and eat mouth-watering food.

English, Italian, French
Mumbai

Mumbai

The cosmopolitan capital of India, Mumbai is a vibrant city bursting with culture, good food and a lively nightlife scene.

English
New York

New York

Experience The City That Never Sleeps, snap the famous sights, and drink outstanding cocktails.

English, French, German, Italian
Oslo

Oslo

Float down a fjord in the morning and swish down a ski slope in the afternoon.

English
Paris

Paris

Take in the wonders of the city, taste the best wine and cheese, and fall in love with the cocktail culture.

French, English, Italian
Phuket

Phuket

Thailand’s largest island is one of the world’s best party hotspots and a traveller’s dream location.

English, German, French, Italian, Swedish
Rome

Rome

Italy’s capital offers culture unlike any other, fantastic food, and amazing architecture.

English, Italian, French, Spanish
Speyside

Speyside

Live at the Glenfiddich distillery and discover everything about single malt whisky

English
Stockholm

Stockholm

Island hop around the capital of modern design or have a drink on a floating bar.

English, Swedish
Sydney

Sydney

Explore this buzzing international city, relax on sun-drenched beaches, and experience nature at its best.

English

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