The SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme (SCTP) in Beverage Service will equip mid-career individuals, including those in employment, with the right skills to make career transitions in the Food Services sector. The various technical and soft skill courses will equip individuals with skills and competencies to work effectively and efficiently in food and beverage service establishments focusing on specialty beverages.
The objective of the SCTP in Beverage Service (Specialty Coffee) programme is to prepare learners for more complex job functions in the barista profession. Learners will gain a deeper understanding of coffee varietals, origins, processing methods and sensory aspects of espresso. They will also learn how the parameters of grind texture, water quality, and workflow management affect beverage yield, flavour and business considerations.
The programme is conducted in a blended learning mode comprising asynchronous and synchronous eLearning and in-person practicals.