The SCA Sensory Skills Foundation & Intermediate ideal for a learner who wishes to fast-tracked his or her knowledge & experience in coffee tasting, testing & calibration carried out in the specialty coffee industry. It is ideal for someone who wants develop their sensory skills and knowledge of related science. This course covers a wide range of topics, including the physiology of taste and aroma; the types of sensory analysis tests, the operation of a cupping session; introduction to cupping calibration, the diversity of coffee attributes; the use of the SCA Flavor Wheel and WCR Sensory Lexicon; and the implementation of a sensory analysis panel and session
There will be a practical exam at the end of third day to assess the learner’s ability to identify intensities of solutions & aroma kit correctly, as well as to perform triangulation and paired comparison tests.
Course Length: 21 hours (3 Training Days)
Prerequisites: SCA Barista Foundation/Brewing Foundation recommended
Course Hours on Each Training Day : 10.00 am to 5.00 pm
Course Fees are inclusive of the following
- One-time SCA Sensory Skills Foundation Examination & Certification
- One-time SCA Sensory Skills Intermediate Examination & Certification
- Light lunch on each Training Day
- Materials & Supplies required for Trainings
Completion of the SCA Sensory Skills Foundation & Intermediate earns you 20 points towards the SCA Coffee Diploma System.
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