Coffee brewing Course / SCA

Coffee Brewing Course


SCA Brewing

Courses on basic coffee brewing, and at SCA intermediate and SCA professional levels. Courses that have the aim to provide, to a coffee lover or a barista specialty, the skills to manage all extraction techniques in filter, percolation or infusion with the best awareness.

From the basic concepts of strength and extraction to the correct use of V60, Chemex and cold brew systems.

Risorsa 1@2x


One day. Florence - February 22nd, 2021 or March 30th, 202
A complete path that begins by explaining the differences between the various tools and techniques used in coffee brewing. Then we move on to illustrate the basic concepts of brewing: ideal cup, turbulence, TDS and so on. For each tools, V60, Chemex, Syphon, cold brew and so on, many practical tests and tests carried out by varying the grinding degree, the extraction temperatures and …

Risorsa 3@3x


Two days. Florence - March the 14th e 15th  2021
After the basic course, the intermediate level deepens the use of the extraction chart, which becomes a fundamental working tool for learning how to modulate the strength and extraction of the preparation. To confirm the correct extractions of the very large practical part we will learn how to use the refractometer.

Risorsa 4@3x


Three days. Florence - April the 9th, 10th, 11th, 2021

Three months after the intermediate, SCA allows you to aim for the SCA Professional brewing exam. Three days of testing on how different temperatures of the extraction water, pre-infusion, turbulence can vary the position on the Brew Control Chart.

In the numerous tests, much space is dedicated to the study of water and its impact of extraction, as well as to the measurement in microns of the ground coffee. Final goal: to become true masters of the art of brewing.

Have you not the time for a coffee vacation in Italy?

With our online courses and video courses with SCA certification exam you will grow your your coffee skills and knowledge without leaving your home!

More infos

The course starts at 10 a.m. and finishes at 5.30 p.m. with a short lunch break. The Espresso Academy is in Florence, a few minutes with the tram away from the central railway station of Santa Maria Novella and a few minutes from the exit of the highway.


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Our Trainers

Simone Celli

A real barista, with many years of experience behind the counter. His blog is the most read italian coffee blog in the world! He´s a trainer for the Barista, Brewing and Latte Art courses and official LAGS certifier.

Ilaria Nocentini

Ilaria is a great barista, passionate about specialty coffees and arrived 2nd at the Italian Aeropress Championship. She´s a trainer for all the coffee barista and brewing courses.

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    • We attended the two-day Barista course (advanced level) and its really cool and awesome. Our instructor-Gabriele shares all the techniques and secrets to make a perfect espresso and cappuccino, plus the coffee art which every participants were so excited and enjoyed every hands-on. As part of the Advanced level course, Gabriele also gave us a tour inside their processing plant. A highly recommended tour if you're visiting Florence both for individual who's looking for a career in coffee industry or simply Coffee lovers.
    • Great experience ! It's fun, very interactive , the trainers are really interested that you learn and practice a lot, before you apply for your certificate. If you never worked in a coffee shop or you never experience how to make a great cappuccino and espresso this is the right place to try . Can't wait to get back and learn some more ! Thank you all !
      TLumi, Croatia
    • Had an amazing two days here going all the way from the roasting room, blends and the theory, but most importantly a lot of practice at making good espressos and cappuccinos with assistance from the instructors, through to the SCA exams. Very friendly and helpful instructors and I can highly recommend the Espresso Academy! A great experience and great knowledge gained. Thank you to all at Espresso Academy and Mokaflor, I highly recommend you all!
      Pierre V, Auckland New Zealand


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