The Academy of Coffee Excellence has been developing coffee education curricula and training for more than 20 years. Our coursework greatly exceeds in both depth and breadth the minimum requirements for an SCA Certificate. The optional SCA Certificate Exams will be available during the last day of a course where SCA Certificate content is offered.
The Academy of Coffee Excellence's Roaster Level 1 - Necessary Skills with Understanding Cupping & Sensory Analysis, is a 5 Day comprehensive roasting and cupping training course designed to instill the skills necessary for a Roaster to be successful in the first 5 years of their career. It establishes the craft of roasting with in-depth applicable theory and learn by doing exercises in the areas of coffee analysis and evaluation via cupping and triangulation, sample roasting and production roasting, production management, green coffee contracts, roastery safety and FDA FSMA Compliance.
Academy of Coffee Excellence Roaster Level 1 graduates will demonstrate a proficiency with the scientific and technical elements of coffee roasting and coffee cupping. You will also demonstrate basic quality control process skills and moving green coffee from an importer's sample through sample roasting and into production roasting. This course lays the groundwork for the ongoing development of your career in coffee.
This 5 Day Course covers a great deal of content. We open at 8:00am for coffee, fruit and baked goods and self directed skill practice with the coursework beginning promptly at 8:30am. Attendees should plan on being at the Academy of Coffee Excellence from 8:00am (08:00) to between 5:30pm (17:30) to 6:00pm (18:00) each day.
Dietary requests are respected.
Early Registration = $1,800.00usd (Early Registration closes 21 days prior to the start date)
Standard registration = $1,950.00usd
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