SCA Green Coffee
SCA Coffee Skills Program (Professional Certification Courses)
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SCA Green Coffee

SCA Green Coffee

Green Coffee Foundation

The Green Coffee Foundation course introduces basic concepts regarding the production, trade and evaluation of green coffee. Participants will learn about the specialty coffee supply chain from farm to roaster, including cultivation, harvesting, processing, drying, shipping, storage, and delivery. Within this supply chain, learners take a closer look at the principles of coffee growing, processing, grading, trade and portfolio management. Practical learning objectives and activities prepare the learner to conduct basic assessments of green coffee. A written exam tests theoretical knowledge based on Foundation course learning objectives.
  1. Botany
  2. World Production
  3. Coffee Farming
  4. Post-Harvest Processing
  5. Markets
  6. Storage And Transport
  7. Certification
  8. Decaffeination
  9. Equipment And Maintenance
The course is globally accredited via the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA).
  • Specialty Coffee Association Curriculum.
  • 7 hours including CSP Course skills report.
  • Online written exam to be done within 21 days.
  • AST Trainer Student ratio: 1:6 (max)
  • Tuition fee: HK$3,000 (SCA fee included)
>Please visit Timetable for our schedule.

Green Coffee Intermediate

The Green Coffee Intermediate course builds on the knowledge gained in the Green Coffee Foundation course and prepares the learner for more complex job functions found in the green coffee profession. Learners will take a deeper and balanced look at botany, agronomy, seasonality, processing, resting, shipment, storage, decaffeination, markets, certifications, transactions, and quality differentiation. Learners are also introduced to grading, defects and positive attributes as they relate to green coffee contracts. A written exam tests intermediate course knowledge while a practical exam assesses the learner’s ability to grade coffee by size; identify physical defects; visually differentiate samples based on process, species and variety; detect sensory defects; and conduct basic procedures of sample analysis.
  1. Botany
  2. World Production
  3. Coffee Farming
  4. Processing Methodology
  5. Markets And Contracts
  6. Storage And Transport
  7. Certification
  8. Decaffeination
  9. Green Coffee Analysis Venue & Operations
The course is globally accredited via the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA).
  • Specialty Coffee Association Curriculum.
  • 14 hours including practical exam.
  • Online written exam to be done within 21 days.
  • AST Trainer Student ratio: 1:6 (max)
  • Tuition fee: HK$8,500
  • Bundle Discount: HK$10,700 (Foundation + Intermediate)
>Please visit Timetable for our schedule.

Green Coffee Professional

The Green Coffee Professional course builds on the concepts and skills introduced in the Green Coffee Intermediate course and prepares the learner for managerial job functions found in the green coffee profession. This interactive course covers key aspects of coffee botany, impact of climate change, farm management, processing methodologies, common sensory defects, sample analysis, futures markets as they relate to green trade, portfolio management, factors in the costs of green coffee production, contract considerations, targeted purchasing plans, supplier assessments and third-party accreditations. A written exam tests professional course knowledge while a practical exam assesses the learner’s ability to identify certain sensorial defects, conduct sampling processes for consistency, create standards for a client, analyze samples and make purchasing decisions.
  1. Botany
  2. Impact Of Climate Change
  3. Coffee Farming
  4. Processing Methodology
  5. Grading
  6. Storage And Transport
  7. Decaffeination
  8. Certification
  9. Interpreting Production Data
  10. Futures Markets
  11. Planning & Financial Management
The course is globally accredited via the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA).
  • Specialty Coffee Association Curriculum.
  • Online written exam to be done within 21 days.
  • 21 hours including practical exam.
  • AST Trainer Student ratio: 1:6 (max)
  • Tuition fee: HK$10,500 (SCA fee included)
Please visit Timetable for our schedule.


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Our regular classes are conducted in Cantonese.
For 1:1, 1:2, Mandarin classes. Contact us for a quote.
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