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Start your coffee business the Bettr way!

Set your mind on a career in the world of coffee? Come immerse yourself in our Foundation series, internationally certified by the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA), and get the head start you deserve.

New Business Owner
Coffee powers the world – let it power your career too!

Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world and there is an ever-growing demand for specialty coffee. If you’ve been dreaming of starting your own cafe or coffee business, our foundation series is your perfect starter companion! Based on the internationally-recognised Specialty Coffee Association syllabus, this series will provide you with a well-rounded understanding of the world of coffee. It's also a great starting point for coffee enthusiasts or professionals looking to upskill or enter the industry.

We also recommend the addition of Food Safety Course Level 1, a necessary certification in the Food & Beverage industry in Singapore.

Recommended Modules

We strongly encourage learners to take these courses in the order listed below

SCA Sensory Foundation
1. SCA Sensory Foundation

Learn about the essentials of sensory evaluation in a practical and interactive manner. Investigate the way we perceive what we taste, how to evaluate coffee’s natural characteristics with our senses, and discover how you implement this knowledge in business.

SCA Green Coffee Foundation
2. SCA Green Coffee Foundation

Find out how to establish quality across the entire business value chain. Understand key concepts surrounding green coffee: production, processing, grading, shipping, storage, arrival at destination, as well as coffee contracts and portfolio management.

SCA Barista Skills Foundation
3. SCA Barista Skills Foundation

Learn the practical skills you need behind the espresso bar. Find out how to set your grinder, pick up milk techniques and latte art, health and safety knowledge, customer service, and basic business practices.

SCA Brewing Foundation
4. SCA Brewing Foundation

Learn about the variety of methods for hand-brewing coffee and the brewing variables that affect quality. The Brewing module provides hands-on learning on grind profiles, brewing methods, measuring coffee strength and charting a coffee’s extraction.

SCA Roasting Foundation
5. SCA Roasting Foundation

Learn about the roasting process, including roast cycles, roast levels and defect identification. Discover the physical changes that beans undergo during the roasting process, as well as workspace management and lean production.

WSQ Food Safety
6. WSQ Food Safety Course Level 1

Whether you’re an aspiring chef, cafe and restaurant staff, or running your own F&B business from home, this course is for you. Learn how to prepare and handle food, ingredients, kitchen utensils and equipment safely and hygienically.