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Athens Training Center | Patra Training Center | Thes/niki Training Center

This is a three-day seminar (12 hours, 4 hours/day) and is addressed to barista with limited professional experience as well as home barista who are eager to learn more. The seminar includes the following units:

-Learning the coffee grinder 
-Cleaning and maintenance of the coffee machine 
-Tamping
-Problems and solutions
-Preparation of espresso beverages (espresso, cappuccino, flat white, freddo) and chocolate beverages 

This is a two-day seminar (8 hours, 4 hours/day) and is addressed to barista who are interested in learning the basic latte art principles. It includes theory as well as practice of the basic latte art shapes. 

SCA Barista Skills Foundation
Taf gives you the possibility to acquire the SCA Barista Skills Foundation, participating at the seminars that take place on a regular basis with Yiannis Taloumis and Stefanos Domatiotis as authorized trainers at taf's SCA Premier Training Campus. This certification is from the Specialty Coffee Association and is recommended for baristas and people in the coffee sector. Candidates who successfully pass the certification will receive the SCA "Barista Skills Foundation” diploma. This diploma is designed to introduce core barista skills to baristas with no previous experience. The certification includes a written test as well as practical test. These tests are given in English but there is a possibility to translate the test for those that are not so familiar with the English language. The written test includes basic knowledge regarding coffee. Candidates should know some basic facts regarding botany, appropriate use of the machine as well as the coffee grinder and basic hygienic rules regarding the machine and the coffee grinder. They should also have basic knowledge regarding dosing, tamping, espresso preparation as well as milk based beverages preparation. 

This is a one-day seminar and is addressed to baristas with professional experience who want to develop their skills and are interested in the SCA Barista Foundation Skills Certification. The second day includes only examinations (written and practical).

SCA Certification Barista Intermediate
Taf gives you the possibility to acquire the SCA Barista Intermiediate Skills Certification, participating at the seminars that take place on a regular basis with Yiannis Taloumis as an authorized trainer at taf's SCA Premier Training Campus. This certification is from the Specialty Coffee Association and is recommended for professional baristas working for six months or more. Candidates who successfully pass the certification will receive the SCA "Barista Skills Foundation” diploma. This diploma is designed to introduce core barista skills to baristas with no previous experience. The certification includes a presentation, a written as well as practical test. These tests are given in English but there is a possibility to translate the test for those that are not so familiar with the English language. Designed to test key core and more advanced skills and understanding expected from a competent barista with working experience of 6 months or more. Candidates should be able to prepare a full range of drinks with quality and speed as well as understand the basic requirements of customer service.

This is a two-day seminar and is addressed to baristas with professional experience who want to develop their skills and are interested in the SCA Barista Intermediate Skills Certification. The third day includes only examinations (written and practical).

WBC Preparation
(Please contact us for more information, info@cafetaf.gr, 210-6218172)
Triangulation, Sensory & Cupping Skills training
(Please contact us for more information, info@cafetaf.gr, 210-6218172)
Personal educational sessions
(Please contact us for more information, info@cafetaf.gr, 210-6218172)

SCAE Barista Skills - Professional Level
This is a three day seminar (total 24 hours, 8 hours/day) and is addressed to experienced barista interested in the SCA Barista Professional Skills Certification.  
The third day includes only examinations (written and practical). 

Management Courses
-Coffee shop - Start-up Kit
-Marketing Plan for a new coffee business
-Business Plan
(Please contact us for more information, info@cafetaf.gr, 210-6218172)