4th Degree (date TBA)

4th Degree (date TBA)


4th Degree – Espresso Professional 

The heading says it all – this class is only for those that aspire to be a professional barista. The class is designed to prepare you to manage an espresso bar and or lead a team of baristas. You will learn how to measure strength using a coffee refractometer and how to calculate coffee extraction using coffee algebra. We will also be learning advanced equipment maintenance techniques as well as how to replace wear and tare parts of coffee machines and grinders.

Course content;

-Objective Analysis


-Measuring Strength

-Measuring Extraction

-Strength Sensory

-Extraction Sensory

-Dialling in Milk based Coffees

-Running Sensory development activities

-Creating and implementing SOP

-Advanced Equipment Maintenance

-Replacing seals, screens & grinder burrs

-Water filtration

Training outcomes: by the end of this session you will be able to use a refractometer to measure strength and calculate extraction, you will be able to correlate different strengths and extractions with their corresponding sensory experiences, as well as thoroughly clean coffee machines and grinders and replace ware and tare parts.

Course Cost: RM690

Duration: 4 hours

Certificate of attendance upon completion!



- You must complete the 3rd Degree or prove recognition of prior learning (RPL) before enrolling in this class. To apply for RPL please email tristan@cottlecoffee.com.my

- This class requires minimum registrants to go ahead. If the minimum is not met, you’ll be notified and placed in the next available class.


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