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Each SCAA certificate program requires students to pass a written exam. Currently the following written certificate exams are offered online. Exams offered online are referred to as "eExams."

Exams Offered Online:

  • Barista Level 1 Written Exam
  • Barista Level 2 Written Exam
  • Roasters Level 1 Written Exam- coming soon


eExam Registration Periods: This is the time during which you can SIGN UP and PAY for an exam.  The exams are given every month except April.

eExam Testing Periods: This is the time period during which you can TAKE an exam.  You can take the time at any time you want during this testing period.


View the Testing Dates Schedule below (it contains the Registration Links)


BEFORE SIGNING UP FOR A TEST, read the SCAA eExam Code of Conduct.

You are ready to take your eExam when you have completed all required classwork for a specific certificate.

Here's how to check whether you are ready to take the eExam.

  • Step 1: Click below on the certificate you are currently working towards. This will show you the required certificate classes.

    Barista Level 1 Certificate

    Barista Level 2 Certificate
  • Step 2: Login to and bring up your educational profile.
    Click here to access the login page.

    Your profile is found under the Professional Development Section.
  • Step 3: Does your profile show you have successfully completed all the certificate requirements (except the exam)?

    • If yes, then you are ready! Review the Registration and Testing Date Schedule below and register for the time that works for you. You will be able to test any time day or night during the testing period.

    • If no, please continue working toward fulfilling the requirements.

Certificates will only be awarded upon the successful completion of ALL classwork, and testing requirements. Passing the exam does not qualify one for the certificate.

Applying for a Certificate: After passing this exam, if you believe you have met all the requirements for the Barista Level 1 Certificate, please complete the SCAA Certificate Application.





Registration Deadline

Testing Period

Registration Link

Barista Level 1 - April-May

April 16

April 26 through May 9

Click Here

Barista Level 2 –

Coming soon