Beyond books: into the lab of coffee education.


Friday Afternoons @ The Guild
Our trainer David teaching on Day 1 of our BGA Professional Barista Training Level I


Barista Guild Asia believes in holistic education that is exploratory, adventurous and professional. Our courses are designed for coffee consumers looking to kickstart their journey, coffee professionals looking to refine their skills and take their knowledge to a greater level, as well as entrepreneurs and cafe owners seeking to grow their business and know what makes their cup of joe beyond average. Engaging students with practical sessions and helping them understand it with theory, our trainers are facilitate learning that makes challenging content enjoyable and memorable.

Our courses are conducted by our Authorised SCA Trainers, and experienced professionals and judges, who not only communicate the objectives of the syllabus with professionalism, but also have been a part of the real-life industry first-hand. Our classes are also offered in Bahasa Malaysia and Mandarin, aside from English.


Specialty Coffee Association (SCA)


The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) is a nonprofit, membership-based association built on foundations of openness, inclusivity, and the power of shared knowledge. From coffee farmers to baristas and roasters, our membership spans the globe, encompassing every element of the coffee value chain.

SCA acts as a unifying force within the specialty coffee industry and works to make coffee better by raising standards worldwide through a collaborative and progressive approach. Dedicated to building an industry that is fair, sustainable, and nurturing for all, SCA draws on years of insights and inspiration from the specialty coffee community.

SCA's Education programs are here to help you develop your passion and sharpen your skills. Taught by Authorized SCA Trainers (ASTs) around the globe, our programs offer high-quality coffee education for every stage of your professional career. 




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