Roasting for Espresso

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  • Course cost: $499
  • Course kit shipping not included
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What's included?

  • Over 1.5 hours of video instruction
  • 6 hands on activities
  • 1 live session with the instructor
  • General Knowledge Test
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Free eBook


This course requires a basic knowledge of coffee roasting and espresso brewing. Please see the list of required course materials below. If you need any help, reach out to us!

Course Kit

Once you register for the course, a course kit will be mailed to you. Cost of shipping is not included in the price of this course. You will be billed separately at cost.

   Required Course Materials

- Coffee Roaster (sample or production)
- Espresso Machine
- Internet Connection
- Scale
- Timer
- Grinder (espresso and cupping/brewing)
- Water kettles
- Cupping supplies
- Unfiltered tap water
- Distilled water
Meet the instructor

Collin Bay

Collin Bay is a co-founder of First Crack Coffee. Through First Crack's coffee education and production facilities, as well as distribution of Proaster and Bühler roasting equipment, he has worked with thousands of cafes, roasteries and coffee professionals. Mr. Bay has been an SCA AST since 2017.
Patrick Jones - Course author