Take the BGA Level 1 Certification Exam in Grand Rapids, MI!

North Central Baristas: Don't miss out on your chance to become a BGA Level 1 Certified Barista! SCAA/BGA Credentialed Examiner Trevor Corlett will proctor this exam which covers fundamental concepts for baristas, including preparation, coffee knowledge, customer service, and sensory skills. The exam is an excellent way to test baristas’ knowledge and skill base, ensuring their comprehensive knowledge of fundamental espresso concepts.

The exam is
$20.00 for BGA Members / $65.00 non-BGA member (you must sign-up for Barista Guild membership in order to receive member pricing). Become a member of the Barista Guild today!

June 02, 2011


MadCap Coffee, 98 Monroe Ctr NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Recommended prerequisites to taking the Level 1 Certification Exam*:
CP101 Introduction to Espresso Part 1
CP102 Introduction to Espresso Part 2
GE103 Introduction to Cupping
CP151 Introduction to Coffee Brewing & Extraction
CP103 Introduction to Customer Service
CP190 Level 1 Certification Test

* Please note: experienced baristas can choose to pursue and obtain Level 1 Certification by achieving a passing score in CP190 AND attending CP103 (may test out of all other requirements). Must take CP103 - Intro to Customer Service to obtain your BGA Level 1 Certification (this requirement may be completed AFTER the certification exam is taken).

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