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Changes to barista accreditation in Australia

Barista accreditation worldwide is changing. Learn what the new Specialty Coffee Association means for Aussie coffee.

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Danes Speciality Coffee Institute

Danes specialty coffeeAustralia's Only Licensed SCAA course provider!

Danes Specialty Coffee Institute provides the International standard for Barista training and accreditation!

Welcome to Danes Specialty Coffee Institute (DSCI). Based in Brookvale on Sydney’s Northern Beaches the DSCI offers barista courses, SCAA certified courses and accreditation from the SCAA International Professional Development Program (IPDP) at Australia’s only SCAA Certified Training Campus. All Danes trainers are highly motivated, accredited teaching professionals who have completed all components of the SCAA Instructor Development Program (IDP).

Our coffee industry has evolved! Coffees can now be accurately assessed and measured, now our baristas can be objectively assessed, measured and accredited within an International Accreditation Program. “Since the beginning of our coffee industry it has taken a very experienced Barista with many years of experience to subjectively assess the true ability of a Barista. The IPDP will now revolutionise the coffee industry by providing measurable and credible Barista Accreditation for our competitive coffee industry in Australia”. Says Paul Jackson, Director of Danes Specialty Coffee.

Danes is Australia's only licensed SCAA course providerDanes have trained thousands of students from all over Australia and the world since 1999 in world class barista methods. Now NEW to the Institute all year round:

  • Instructor Development Program (IDP)
  • Barista Guild Level I Certificate Program
  • Introduction to Espresso Pt I & II
  • Introduction to Customer Service
  • Introduction to Brewing and Extraction
  • Barista Guild Level II
  • Grind Dose Tamp
  • Seed to Cup
  • Latte Art
  • Espresso Bar Efficiency and Workflow
  • Espresso Machine Preventative Maintenance
  • Manual Brewing Exploration
  • SCAA Sensory Evaluation Classes
  • Le Nez du Café
  • Intro to Cupping
  • Brewing and Extraction
  • Essence of Espresso and Workshop

For more information on DSCI SCAA courses please call 02 9938 4522 or contact us

SCAA & ASCA Members enjoy a 20% discount on all SCAA courses. Courses running all year round. Book Now!

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