We link employers with trained Well Grounded graduates who have a passion for the coffee industry.
Our ongoing mentorship and Graduate network ensures staff stay in work longer and are constantly developing new skills.
Our Graduates can be found working in a range of cafes across London including Dose Espresso, Notes Coffee, Old Spike Roastery, Blighty Coffee, Vagabonds and many more.
Accessible for all (mentorship and multiple learning styles)
Affordable (with additional subsidies, just ask)
Hospitality focused (getting people ready for work)
Progressive (we develop talent in the industry)
Specialist (accredited with SCA)
Trainees receive specialty training for 4 weeks, before completing a 50-hour work placement at your café.
Introduction to Coffee, Foundation Barista Skills (SCA), Foundation Sensory & Foundation Brew.
Our hope is that you will want to offer them a job. Our track record says you will, with 86% of all trainees still working with their placement employer. All our trainees join our Graduate network and receive ongoing professional development, learning and employment support.
This programme is free to employers. There are no obligations during the programme to pay or offer employment to trainees. However, if you recruit your trainees after they have completed their work placement we ask for a contribution to their training with us.