SCA Coffee Sustainability Program
SCA Coffee Sustainability Program (Professional Certification Courses)
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SCA Coffee Sustainability

SCA Coffee Sustainability

Foundation

The Coffee Sustainability Foundation course covers the major sustainability issues facing the coffee industry today and offers baseline knowledge of what the term ‘sustainability’ means, how it is connected to power dynamics, current and historical events and practices, as well as a variety of coffee projects. Learners can expect to take away the skills and knowledge they need to begin to make meaningful changes within their own company or prepare to participate in the intermediate or professional courses.
The course is designed to have broad applications and appeal for people new to coffee, and coffee professionals from all backgrounds who are interested in growing their knowledge of sustainability to become better stewards of sustainability within their current role or company or develop new skills to help support existing initiatives or goals. Anyone working in coffee would benefit from this course.
  1. Principals Of Sustainability
  2. Sustainability Today: Specific Challenges
  3. Current Sustainability Practices And Solutions
  4. Sustainability Futures
The course is globally accredited via the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA).
  • Specialty Coffee Association Curriculum.
  • 8 hours contact time
  • 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.

Intermediate

The Intermediate Course builds on concepts introduced in Foundation to develop each learner’s ability to analyse and interpret a variety of sustainability projects at various parts of the value chain. At the Intermediate level, students will enlarge their exposure to different sustainability approaches in the value chain, leading to a deep understanding of the defining issues in at least two parts of the chain; obtain an enriched understanding of collective action and the platforms that exist to collaborate, leverage resources, and share; assess case studies and sustainability research, projects, plans and/or business decisions; and develop a preliminary plan to move forward on a sustainability initiative within their own context.
This course is ideal for coffee professionals from all backgrounds looking to advance their coffee sustainability studies, develop their critical thinking skills, and begin to develop their personal sustainability projects.
  1. Foundation Review
  2. Analyzing Sustainability in the Coffee Value Chain
  3. Coffee Value Chain
  4. Sustainability In Action
  5. Sustainable Futures
The course is globally accredited via the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA).
  • Specialty Coffee Association Curriculum.
  • 8 hours contact time + 8 hours independent work
  • AST Trainer Student ratio: 1:6 (max)
  • Tuition fee: HK$8,500
>Please visit Timetable for our schedule.

Professional

The Professional level course offers an intensive, practical experience in which learners design, carry out, and assess their own sustainability project in accordance with their individual, organizational, or business goals and capabilities. During the course, learners will identify measures of accountability, success, and progress on a sustainability issue of the learners’ choice; engage extensively with debates, policies, and practices of sustainability across multiple points of the value chain; lead others in discussion and practice of these issues; serve as an advocate for intelligent sustainability programming across the coffee industry by making educated choices about trade-offs, sustainability costs, and concepts; and finally develop, carry out, and assess a sustainability effort that (a) fits within the student’s individual, business, or organization capabilities, (b) can be measured and traceable, (c) and contains structures of accountability.
This course is ideal for coffee professionals looking to work through the process of designing, developing, and implementing sustainability projects. The Professional Course is designed to be taught over a period of several months, with in-class sessions (online or in-person) to support learners as they design and carry out their projects.
  1. Intermediate Review
  2. Advanced Project Design And Learning
  3. Methodologies
  4. Mentorship And Individual Project Design
  5. Practicum And Final Report
The course is globally accredited via the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA).
  • Specialty Coffee Association Curriculum.
  • 8 hours contact time + 30 hours independent work
  • AST Trainer Student ratio: 1:6 (max)
  • Tuition fee: HK$13,000 (SCA fee included)
Please visit Timetable for our schedule.


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