What is SCA (Specialty Coffee Association)?

"The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) is an association with thousands of coffee professionals and organizations in more than 100 countries around the world."

In the world of coffee, the Specialty Coffee Association, better known as SCA (Specialty Coffee Association) has been of great importance. Well, it is a non-profit organization that represents thousands of coffee professionals, from Baristas to Producers from all over the World. It is also in charge of organizing different international fairs, where it brings together thousands of coffee companies and people interested in the union. Specialty Coffee Association is in charge of organizing the World Coffee Championships to which Academia Barista Pro has participated for more than 10 years.


The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) is the union of SCAA (Specialty Coffee Association of America - Specialty Coffee Association of America) established in 1982 and SCAE 1998 (Specialty Coffee Association of Europe - Specialty Coffee Association of Europe); in January 2017.


His great work is education through different programs to which we belong. Starting in October 2020, Academia Barista Pro will be offering certifications of its Coffee Skills Program, where the main focus is to certify those professionals worldwide who are interested in the world of coffee.


SCA was built on a foundation of openness, inclusiveness and the power of shared knowledge, which act as a force within the specialty coffee industry, creating a circle of like-minded coffee professionals. By enrolling in the SCA Certifications offered by Academia Barista Pro, you will be enrolling in a solid network of coffee professionals around the world.


Becoming part of this exclusive community of specialty coffees as an individual brings great benefits both to your professional career, as well as to have access to industry guilds, international events, activities organized and supported by the global network of National Chapters.


SCA is responsible for the different World Coffee Championships, including the World Barista Championship, where we have had several students participating and where more than 50 countries participate including all of Central America and most countries in Latin America.


There are 2 different SCA locations

117 West 4th St.
Suite 300
Saint Ana
California, 92701,
United States


- UK

Oak Lodge Farm,
Leighams Road,
Bicknacre, Chelmsford,
Essex, CM3 4HF,
United Kingdom


For all our certifications you will have to register within the SCA website, both your online exams and Certifications Diplomas will be received within your profile. You can become a Learner or Member, you choose the participation you want and need.

Itinerary of Coffee Certifications

If you still have questions about this certification or want any other information, you can write us a message via whatsapp: 21000978

Available dates:

October 24, 2020 - Introduction to Coffee - AVAILABLE

October 26, 2020 - NOT AVAILABLE

October 27, 2020 - NOT AVAILABLE

October 28, 2020 - Barista Skills Fundamentals - Available

October 29, 2020 - NOT AVAILABLE

November 09, 2020 - Introduction to Coffee - Available

November 10, 2020 - Introduction to Coffee - Available

November 11, 2020 - Barista Skills Fundamentals - Available

November 12, 2020 - Brewing Skills Fundamentals - Available

Financiamiento para Cursos de Café


Address: 79 Avenida Sur and Calle Cuscatlán Edificio Plaza Cristal Local 1-2, Colonia Escalón, San Salvador, El Salvador, Central America.


Phone: (503) 22637706

Whatsapp: (503) 21000978


Email: info@academiabaristapro.com


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Updated 2020

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