Caffeine Lab

Barista Skills - Level Intermediate

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Barista Skills - Level Intermediate

The Barista Skills Intermediate course builds on the concepts and skills introduced in the Foundation course. It is ideal for someone who has barista skills experience and wants to explore how to improve coffee quality and prepare for more complex job functions found in the barista profession.

The course covers the following topics:

  • Deep understanding of the coffee itself, specifically the impact of a coffee’s variety, origins and processing methods on flavor
  • The parameters of coffee quantity, grind texture, water quality and shot time and their interaction when dialing in a brew recipe
  • Drink construction and taste differences
  • Workflow management and efficiency
  • Sensory aspects of the espresso extraction
  • Milk handling and techniques as well as latte art
  • Key concepts regarding health and safety, customer service and basic business practices

A written exam tests Intermediate course knowledge while a practical exam assesses the learner’s ability in terms of grinder calibration, espresso extraction analysis, latte art skills and drinks construction.

Additional Information:

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Date: 21 to 22 August 2022
  • Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Location: Jeddah, Alinea
  • A trainee will gain a SCA certificate.
  • Required exams: Written exam with a passing score of 70%, Practical exam: pass each section of exam (passing scores per section vary)
  • Required Prerequisites: Barista Skills Level Foundation
  • The course will be conducted in English, and a translator will be present
  • Limited 6 seats available

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Caffeine Lab has been operating in the Middle Eastern coffee market for over 4 years, established in the year 2014 in the heart of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Providing high-quality, full service distribution of coffee, all the equipment and accessories that you need to make coffee professionally. Their wide range of products include specialty coffee beans, grinders, espresso machines, coffee brewers, water kettles, scales, filters and all barista tools.


Coffee is our shinning Star. We get the best specialty coffee sourced from famous coffee growing countries. Each brand of our specialty coffee has a unique taste. We pay close attention to the quality of the coffee beans to provide an over-all excellent coffee experience.

We offer a wide range of coffee beans from branded to hand-roasted & batch-roasted coffee including well known specialty coffee brands like Better Barista & Fruit Basket Espresso Blend together with other famous own-label brands. All of the brands are of supreme quality and excellent taste.


  • العربية
  • English