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Providing Specialty Coffee Services

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Providing Specialty Coffee Services

Course Overview

In this programme, learners will be introduced to the background of coffee, its usage and maintenance of coffee machines that builds the required knowledge on the coffee foundation. With the foundation knowledge established, the programme will then introduce them to the hands-on topics such as preparing and serving espresso. Through the building of the base product such as espresso and how that could affect the quality of the other coffee types that are created based on it.

 

The programme will enhance their knowledge about coffee, its origins, handling and brewing of a specialty coffee. It is designed for a participant who has the interest to learn about specialty coffee. The programme will also promote opportunities for the general public to pursue a career in the Food Service industry.

Who Should Attend

  •  Coffee lovers and the general public who are keen on joining the F&B industry
  •  An entrepreneur who wishes to attain the technical skills required to start a specialty coffee business
  •  A Retiree who wishes to develop skillset on providing specialty coffee in anticipation of a job transition

Course Duration

24 hours

Course Outline

LU 1 Overview of Coffee

  • Establish knowledge on the background of coffee to its operations
  • Methods of processing coffee beans

 

LU 2 Specialty Coffee Grinding and Brewing Methods

  • Discuss the specialty coffee grinding and brewing methods
  • Setting up equipment for brewing specialty coffee
  • Grinding coffee beans to desired degree of fineness

 

LU 3 Preparing and Serving espresso

  • Prepare and serve expresso
  • Types and uses of tools and equipment for expresso

 

LU 4 Preparing and Serving latte and cappuccinos

  • Prepare and serve latte and cappuccinos
  • Types and uses of tools and equipment for latte and cappuccinos

 

LU 5 Equipment Safety and Maintenance

  • Maintenance of coffee-making equipment
  • Types, characteristics, functions and quality indicators of ingredients used to bew specialty coffees
  • Legislative requirements

 

LU 6 Selling Coffee

  • Recommendation and selling of coffee

Mode of Assessment

Assessment is to be conducted under SSGs current standards for the specific framework.  There are 2 assessment methods in this module:

  • Written Assessment
  • Practical Performance

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

SSGs Statement of Attainment (SOA) will be awarded to learners who have achieved 75% attendance and are Competent (PASS) in their assessment.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Recommend coffee products to others
  • Know origins and characteristics of coffee beans from different regions
  • Maintain coffee machines in accordance with organisational procedure and recipes, food and workplace safety and health requirements
  • Know legislative requirements
  • Preparation for brewing coffee

Pre-requisites

Prior to attending this course, trainees should be able to:

  • Read and write English at a proficiency level equivalent to ES WS level 4
  • Communicate information effectively and work in a team
  • Plan and organise resources and activities to complete work activities within timeframes
  • Come with basic technology knowledge (eg. Know how to serve the web and has email address)

Price

Course Fee Payable 

Individual Pricing

w/o GST

w GST

 Course Fee

$850.00

$909.50

SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old

$442.00

$501.50

SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old

$250.00

$309.50

Corporate Pricing

Non-SME

w/o GST

w GST

Course Fee

$850.00

$909.50

SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old

$442.00

$501.50

SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old

$250.00

$309.50

SME

w/o GST

w GST

Course Fee

$850.00

$909.50

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs Companies

$250.00

$309.50

Prices does not include pre & post assessment fees and subject to GST and other LHUB miscellaneous fees

Note: SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old : Applicable to Singapore Citizen/PR 

  SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old : Applicable to Singapore Citizen ONLY

 

SkillsConnect Reference: CRS-Q-0040556-FSS

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