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Bettr Barista Coffee Academy


Bettr Barista offers professional certification courses that are internationally recognised and catered to coffee hobbyists, industry specialists and everyone in between. 

Bettr Barista has trained over 4,300 people from 30 countries (from Australia to Zimbabwe!) in over 1,200 courses and workshops.

The Academy is a Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) Premier Campus, and an Approved Training Organisation accredited by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). Bettr Barista continuously strives to make specialty coffee education accessible by bringing international talent to deliver high-level professional courses and masterclasses and securing training funding for corporate and private students, including SkillsFuture Credit funding support. 

Instructors include a specialist faculty of Advanced Certificate in Training, and Assessment (ACTA) qualified adult educators who are SCA-certified trainers and who uphold a strong presence in international coffee events and competitions as judges and competitors.


Your favorite learning space - meet the Academy



Welcome to one of the most renowned places in Asia to learn about coffee. 6000 square feet of learning and workshop space, fully equipped as a SCA Premium Training Campus, complete with a micro-roastery that ensures a conducive and comprehensive learning experience 

The academy is furnished with dedicated workstations and equipment for all learners without the need to share, for a more focused and intimate learning experience.



Taught by fully qualified industry specialists who are ACTA-qualified adult educators and Authorised SCA Trainers (ASTs).

Trainer Accolades include:

  • SCA Board Director

  • Judges at World, Regional and National coffee competitions

  • Singapore Coffee In Good Spirits Champion 2017 & 2018/ World #4 Coffee In Good Spirits 2017

Range of Courses Offered


WSQ Certified Courses

We are a WSQ Approved Training Organisation (ATO) offering coffee courses that are recognised under a national credential system - the Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ). Gain a nationally-recognised certification by taking these classes. Funding assistance available for individuals and companies.


SCA Coffee


Bettr Barista is one of Asia's first SCA Premier Training Campus certified by the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) for meeting standards of coffee education excellence. You can take internationally-recognised SCA-certified courses in the areas of Barista, Brewing, Sensory, Green Coffee and Roasting, and also become an authorised SCA trainer with us. SkillsFuture Credit eligible.


Lifestyle Workshops & Masterclasses

We regularly invite guest trainers from around the globe to share their world-class expertise with students. Delve deeper into specialty coffee through our workshops and masterclasses - learn latte art from world champions, sensory and roasting skills from industry veterans and origin knowledge from coffee producers.




From Myanmar to Indonesia, Brazil to Kenya, take your learning out into the origins of coffee. Experience first-hand how much work goes into producing just one bag of coffee, interact and learn with coffee farmers, and take your SCA courses concurrently.