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    The study of brewing introduces you to the different ways of brewing coffee, from Chemex and siphon to clever dripper and French press.
    In addition, this module allows you to get hands-on and learn to analyse your grind profile, match your grind to your brewing method and to scientifically measure coffee strength and chart a coffee’s extraction.

Foundation Level



    This one-day foundation course introduces the beginner to the different ways of brewing coffee, from Chemex and siphon, to clever dripper and the French press.
    Written and practical tests: 60% pass mark required.
    Successfully completing this course is worth 5 points towards your SCA Coffee Diploma.




  • A basic introduction to coffee
  • Understanding at the basic brewing guidelines
  • Looking at the different brewing methods




  • Foundation course:£200+VAT
  • SCA Foundation certificate £48 (No VAT)
  • All full day courses include a light lunch, please inform us in advance of any dietary requirements





    All SCA training courses are held right here at the Extract roastery. With our purpose built training area, including classroom and practical spaces, participants will be able to learn first hand about the coffee journey and watch the roasting process in action.


    Here at Extract Coffee Roasters, we’re proud to be partnered with some of the best and most reputable machine and equipment companies in the industry. When training here at the roastery, you’ll have the opportunity to learn and practice on these.



SCA Brewing - All levels

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