This course is suitable for those wanting to pursue specialist knowledge at a high level in this subject. It is recommended that you have successfully passed SCA Sensory Skills Foundation or have some experience of working in this field before attempting this level. It is broken down into three areas:
- How we taste, perceive and interpret – through workshops, practical exercises and how apply it to your business.
- Running a cupping session and tasting the diversity of coffee – demonstrating cupping forms, the best protocol of effective assessment, how it can be applied to your understanding of speciality coffee and possible changes to be aware of.
- How to set up Sensory in your business and Sensory application – Gives you the knowledge and skills to apply the theory of Sensory analysis to your workplace, optimal key equipment to use to ensure quality, how to use it in your lab setup and how to build and screen a sensory panel for your business, schedule a quality control program, and how to identify what types of test are right for different purposes.
The SCA Sensory Skills Intermediate certification consists of 4 short practical exams and a written exam (25 questions with a pass rate of 70% required). Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded 10 points towards the SCAE Coffee Diploma.
Prerequisites: SCA Sensory Skills Foundation is recommended, but not mandatory.
Days: 2 days of training incl. certification. Every day from 10am to 4pm
Your Sensory Education Continues
Once you have completed the SCA Sensory Skill Intermediate Course, The CoffeeMind Academy offer you the opportunity to take your coffee sensory training to a higher level with the 3-day SCA Sensory Skills Professional Course