I dream of opening a coffee shop, and I want to study a professional international barista certificate course. Which model is better?

There are many choices of coffee courses, which can be roughly divided into private classes and group classes according to the teaching method. Both courses have their own advantages and disadvantages in coffee learning. How to choose can effectively learn how to brew a professional coffee and open up for the future. shop ready?

This article sorts out the advantages and disadvantages of private classes and group classes for you, as well as the 4 major considerations for choosing a coffee course, to help you find an internationally recognized barista certificate course that suits your major.

Private Class VS Group Class

class time:

Private class: You only need to cooperate with the teacher to attend the class, and the time is more flexible.

Group classes: the class time is fixed, and it is difficult to arrange the time by yourself


Private class: In addition to physical teaching, part of the content of the coffee course is also very suitable for online teaching, saving time.

Group classes: Multi-person online courses are likely to have connection quality or other experience problems, so group classes are basically taught in entities.

Course content:

Private class: In addition to teaching according to the scope of the international certificate, the learning content can also be freely adjusted according to the needs of the students, and some other technologies will be emphasized according to the needs of the students. There are more and more diversified group classes.

Group class:
The number of people is limited and the time is limited. In the teaching materials, the scope of the international certificate must be completed first, and the number of people is large. The progress must be coordinated with all the students in the class. It is difficult to teach more practical experience other than books, and there are relatively few opportunities for practice. One-to-one is rare and requires waiting time.

Class Fee:

Private class: more expensive
Group class: relatively flat

To summarize the advantages:

Private class:
1. The course schedule is flexible, and you can freely choose the class time
2. The teaching materials are customized, and the teacher can easily grasp the progress of the students
3. The trust relationship between students and teachers is relatively close
4. You can follow up with more practice opportunities

Group class:
1. Fixed class time can cultivate students' habit of learning
2. In the SCA specialty barista course, students can communicate and learn from each other
3. The course structure is relatively complete, suitable for systematic learning
4. Course prices are cheaper

To summarize the disadvantages:

private class-
1. Courses are more expensive
2. The quality of teaching has a great influence, so it is necessary to carefully select the right teacher

group class-
1. It is difficult for teachers to grasp the learning status of students
2. Less opportunities to practice
3. The class time cannot be adjusted freely. If you ask for leave, you must find another time to make up the class

Based on the above comparison, we can find that private lessons are more flexible, and teachers can more easily grasp the status of students, but the disadvantage is that the cost of lessons is relatively high.

If you have financial considerations, you can choose the teaching form of [Free Group Classes] three to five known teams. In addition to saving class fees, compared with group classes, the teacher can better grasp the learning situation of each student, and timely Adjust the class schedule and teaching materials so that every student can learn something in class.

Tasse Coffee Ltd is the first social enterprise coffee education center of the five major international certificate courses in Hong Kong, regardless of private classes, group classes, free group classes are available, with a high degree of cooperation, welcome to inquire or apply for coffee-related courses at any time

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