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About the Ciro Coffee Academy

At the Ciro Coffee Academy, education is at the heart of everything we do. We have always taken pride in being leaders and pioneers in the South African coffee industry, particularly regarding coffee training and skills upliftment, and we have enjoyed sharing our knowledge and experience with thousands of coffee enthusiasts and professionals to date.

We are now offering this skill and passion online in order for you connect with us anytime, anywhere!

As the first training academy in South Africa, the Ciro Coffee Academy ensures that the training we offer is of the highest quality and meets global coffee education standards. The Speciality Coffee Association (SCA) hosts the most advanced and respected coffee training qualifications in the world and sets the industry benchmarks for education in the coffee industry.

The courses on offer form part of the Coffee Diploma System of the SCA.

By providing this world-class education platform to you through our online platform, the Ciro Coffee Academy believes that this will have a significant impact on the local coffee industry and will raise the standards in coffee training in South Africa!  

What are the SCA Training Courses?

The Speciality Coffee Association (SCA) is an organisation that sits at the very heart of the international coffee community, where thousands of coffee professionals and enthusiasts focus on inspiring coffee excellence through innovation, education, research and communication.

SCA offers some of the most advanced and respected coffee training qualifications in the world and their main purpose is to improve coffee standards through furthering knowledge and education through their Coffee Diploma System. Through the various modules, you are allowed to choose the coffee education path that most suits your needs and interests.

As we are passionate about coffee enthusiasts, Ciro Coffee Boutique, through the Ciro Coffee Academy now offers these modules from SCA for you to purchase and receive the training through the Ciro Coffee Academy, at various training centres throughout South Africa. These modules are introductory and allow you to start your coffee education path with ease. These foundation courses are just the begining of your coffee education journey, while you are attending these courses, you will be introduced to the balance of the SCA coffee courses available after completion of these initial courses.

The Authorised SCA Trainers (ASTs) will be conducting the training at Ciro Coffee Academy, which include the following modules:

1 – Introduction to Coffee

2 – Barista Skills 

3 – Brewing 

4 – Roasting - available only in Gauteng

The modules cover the coffee journey from bean to cup and provide the first taste of a particular coffee discipline. A great way to get initial insight into the basic skills of a coffee professional!

The Foundation level modules require no previous experience so are open to all coffee enthusiasts!


Where are the Ciro Coffee Academy Training Centres & when is the Training Offered?

Online and Onsite dates available on request - email us at [email protected]

Province / City

Ciro Coffee Academy

Physical Address

Training Dates & Times

Gauteng & Online Courses

 29 Eaton Avenue

Bryanston, Johannesburg

 Online and Onsite dates available on request - email us at [email protected]

Eastern Cape

Unit 1, 55 Mangold Street

Newton Park, Port Elizabeth

 Online and Onsite dates available on request - email us at [email protected]

KwaZulu Natal

Unit 15, 15 Sucrose Crescent

Old Mill Park, Mt Edgecombe

 Online and Onsite dates available on request - email us at [email protected]

Western Cape: Cape Town

Oude Molen Unit 5, Oude Molen Road

Ndabeni, Maitland, Cape Town

 Online and Onsite dates available on request - email us at [email protected]

Western Cape: George  George, 6 Commercial Close,

George Industria, George

 Online and Onsite dates available on request - email us at [email protected]

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Terms & Conditions:

SCA training modules will be conducted at Ciro Coffee Academy Training Centres in South Africa only. All participants will have to ensure they have their own transportation to and from the venues.

Each module will include lunch.

You will be contacted by one of our Authorised SCA Trainers (via email) after your purchase to book one of the above dates and venues for your training course.

For any queries please contact the Ciro Coffee Boutique call centre on:

Tel: 0861 40 40 41

Email: [email protected]