Looking to make a career in coffee? ARAKU brings you India’s first accredited Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) Premier Training Campus!
Our goal is to introduce you to great coffee – always! – but also to open doors for you in the coffee industry.

How do points work?

How do points work?

Apart from the certification, each course carries a point value; once you achieve 100 points in this program, you are eligible to apply for the SCA Coffee
Skills Diploma.

1 DAY

Foundation

Space

5 points

2 DAY

Intermediate

Space

10 points

3 DAY

Professional

Space

25 points

Apart from the certification, each course carries a point value; once you achieve 100 points in this program, you are eligible to apply for the SCA Coffee Skills Diploma.Before starting any of the courses, you must receive your SCA learner ID. Information on how to retrieve this number will be given to you upon payment of the course.

What is SCA?

SCA is a non-profit, membership-based organisation that represents thousands of coffee professionals — from producers to baristas all over the world — and is devoted to the growth and understanding of specialty coffee.

The thoughtfully devised SCA Coffee Skills Program is taught by Authorised SCA Trainers across the globe.

This program offers internationally recognised certificate courses that are perfect for coffee enthusiasts as well as those pursuing a professional career in the industry.

Meet our trainer
Assistant Food and Beverage Manager (ARAKU Coffee). Sumanth is an Authorised SCA Trainer (AST) who conducts certified SCA class offerings ensuring the highest quality of instruction for beginning Barista, Roasters, the serious and curious coffee connoisseur.

Courses we offer

Pick Introduction to Coffee, if you want a standalone offering that familiarises you with specialty coffee and gives you a broad picture of the five specialist modules under the SCA Coffee Skills Program. Or plunge right into one of the specialist modules: Barista Skills, Brewing, Green Coffee, Roasting and Sensory Skills.
 
The specialist modules are offered at three course levels: Foundation, Intermediate, and Professional.

How do points work?

How do points work?

Apart from the certification, each course carries a point value; once you achieve 100 points in this program, you are eligible to apply for the SCA Coffee Skills Diploma.Before starting any of the courses, you must receive your SCA learner ID. Information on how to retrieve this number will be given to you upon payment of the course.

1 Day

Foundation

Space

5 points

10 points

Intermediate

Space

10 points

Space

Apart from the certification, each course carries a point value; once you achieve 100 points in this program, you are eligible to apply for the SCA Coffee Skills Diploma.Before starting any of the courses, you must receive your SCA learner ID. Information on how to retrieve this number will be given to you upon payment of the course.

Perfect for beginning your journey with specialty coffee.
Barista Skills teaches the essential practical skills needed behind the espresso bar.
Sensory Skills courses cover concepts and skills relevant to the evaluation of coffee.

Discover the heart of coffee education at ARAKU World Specialty Coffee Academy (AWSCA), housed on the first floor of ARAKU Coffee's Bangalore flagship. AWSCA offers SCA Certified Courses, Coffee 101s, and Open Houses, providing a platform for brewing classes, coffee and culture sessions, and masterclasses by industry experts. Elevate your coffee expertise with AWSCA, where every session is a gateway to a richer understanding of the world of coffee.

Frequently Asked Questions

Before diving into our specialty coffee course, please note that refraining from wearing perfume is recommended. Moreover, it's crucial to approach the course with a genuine interest in learning and an open mindset. We explore various techniques, such as flavor recognition, acid profiling, and aromas, specifically tailored to the world of specialty coffee. While not exactly aromatherapy, we employ diverse tools to refine our senses, enabling a deeper understanding of the flavors and characteristics present in the coffee you consume. 

Gaining knowledge from all corners of the world is beneficial. You can certainly attend this course to acquire specialized knowledge.