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SCA Sensory Intermediate

SCA Sensory Intermediate

This course is suitable for those wanting to pursue specialist knowledge at a high level in sensory skills for coffee.
Belforte del Chienti May 17, 2021 €400

CKH Exclusive

This course is exclusive to the Coffee Knowledge Hub.

Course overview

It is recommended that you have some experience of working in this field before attempting this level or have successfully passed Sensory Skills Foundation. It is broken down into three areas:

• How we Taste, Perceive and Interpret.

• Running a Cupping Session & Tasting the Diversity of Coffee.

• How to Set Up Sensory In Your Business & Sensory Application.

The course provides you with the key information to enable you to sit your Sensory Skills Intermediate certification that consists of 4 short practical exams and a written exam (25 questions with a pass rate of 70% required). Successful students will be awarded 10 points towards the SCA Skill Program.

Courses normally last at least two days.


Learn about the essentials of sensory evaluation in a practical and interactive manner. Sensory Skills investigates the way we perceive what we taste, how to evaluate coffee’s natural characteristics, and implementing this knowledge in business.


There are no formal prerequisites for this course.


Please join in at least 15 minutes before the start time for online sessions

17/5 - 9am - 1st session online - 2 hours

18/5 - 9am - 2nd session online - 2 hours

13/7 - 9am - 3rd sesssion in presence - 6 hours

14/7 - 9am - 4th session in presence - 6 hours


May 17, 2021 - July 14, 2021


Simonelli Group Italy
Simonelli Group Italy


This course can have a maximum of 6 attendees. 6 spots are still available.

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