SCA Coffee Diploma System 


The SCA Coffee Diploma System is the most comprehensive coffee education system available and the most extensively awarded coffee certification in the world. If you are a barista wanting to advance your skills, want to become a roaster, trade in green coffee, perfect your sensory skills, or just brew great coffee then the diploma has a module for you.


How does it work?


The Coffee Diploma System offers an introductory module followed by modules in five core areas of coffee:

Introduction to coffee (10 points)

Green Coffee

Sensory Skills



Barista Skills


Each of the five core modules offers qualifications at three levels:

Foundation – 5 points

Intermediate – 10 points

Professional – 25 points