• Even though espresso machines and espresso-based beverages in modern Italian coffee menu are gaining popularity, hand-made coffee extraction with hand-brewed utensils has always got a foothold in the market.

  • Coffee itself has a long story with its existence in many different countries in the world. In every destination, people have been creating their own brewing methods in order to make their one-of-a-kind coffee flavor. For instance, Vietnamese people have PHIN, the French have French Press and Italian have Moka pot, etc. 

  • Our Brewing Foundation Course provides  for trainees with coffee extraction skills with hand tools.  Both physical and scientific knowledge of the extraction process with each method will be shown during the course. Besides,   different methods such as Aeropress, V60, Chemex, Syphon, Turkish, French Press, Moka Pot and traditional Vietnamese Phin will also be introduced with the aim of assisting trainees to differentiate from one method to another as well as practice brewing coffee by diverse ways. 

  • Currently there have been many videos or tutorial clips on Youtube which show the way of making coffee with different brewing methods. However, coffee itself  always keeps changing by various factors such as plant varieties, processing methods, roasting, temperature, humidity, time ...  Many learners have make efforts to follow these videos on Youtube, however, the results seem to be not as good as expected. 

  • The Brewing Foundation Course at D'codeS with interactive commentary - face-to-face discussions will help students understand the core of the problems, thereby owning the ability to customize the learners' desired taste without depending on any recipe  from any video clips. The course is suitable for everyone, as long as you have a love for coffee, or simply want to learn by systematizing easy barista skills applied either at home or  when going out.



This course is suitable for coffee lovers, home barista or barista who is currently working in coffee area.

This is the advanced course that suits to coffee  shop owner or anyone intending to open cafe, head barista, cafe manager, experience barista. 

- If you are new, don’t worry! you totally can join this course.

- If you love to join Essential  level but limited budget, you can choose to join Fundamental level first, and then, upgrade to Essentials level by only pay the amount difference  between 2 courses. 


  • Learning to get a better understanding of the basic extraction process and methods to brew with different equipment including Vietnamese traditional PHIN coffee.

  • ​​Learning about the relationship of extraction & strength to understand the basic control of coffee extraction. 

  • Knowing the impact of the grinder and the grinding speed size to the coffee quality

  • Equipping you with the necessary tools and information to gain a deeper knowledges of coffee brewing and extraction.

  • Learning how to scientifically measure coffee strength and chart a coffee’s Brewing /extraction

  • Learning how to analyze both brewed coffee and espresso, chart extraction and troubleshoot the brew to deliver a correctly extracted, well-balanced cup

  • Receiving a packet of information including detailed notes, brewing menus, and home brewing equipment advice and suggestions




Lesson 1

  • Basic extraction principle

  • Factors affecting the manual coffee brewing process

  • Classification of manual brewing methods


Lesson 2

  • Principles of ‘Gravity’ brewing method.

  • Coffee brewing with V60, Bonmac, Chemex.
    Practices and discussion


Lesson 3

  • Principles of ‘Immersion’ brewing method.

  • Coffee brewing with Aeropress, French Press, Cold Brew.
    Practices and discussion

Lesson 4

  • Principles of other brewing methods.

  • The art of using Moka Pot, Syphon, và Turkish.
    Practices and discussion

Lesson 5

  • Course summary and test.

  •  After the course, students are allowed to return to practice unlimited at D’codeS - Students actively bring their own materials for practice.

Day 1

  • Coffee Knowledge

    • Introduction to coffee

    • Coffee variety

    • From seed to cup

  • Brewing Research History

  • Brewing Process

    • Soluble solid in coffee

    • How brewing process happen and control

    • What is the ideal range of extraction

    • Strength & extraction


Day 2

  • Brewing method & equipment

    • Different brewing method

    • Different brewing equipment

Day 3

  • Brewing Guideline

    • Brewing ratio

    • Grind size

    • Time, turbulence, temperature

  • Other Aspect Of Brewing

    • Water quality

    • Filter method

    • Pressure

    • Storage of bean

    • Hot holding

    • Cleaning & maintenance

Day 4

  • Charting your brew

    • How to measuring the brew

  • Other affect to brewing

    • Roasting

  • Exam​

    • Practical exam​

    • Written exam

    • Discussion & conclude


  • ​Certificate of Attendance by D'codeS

  • SCA Brewing Foundation (extra fee) 

   *Want to learn more about SCA Coffee Skill Program here


  • ​Certificate of Attendance by D'codeS

  • SCA Brewing Intermediate (extra fee) 

   *Want to learn more about SCA Coffee Skill Program here

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