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SCA Sensory Skills Professional | London

SCA Sensory Skills Professional | London

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£800.00 800.00

This course builds on knowledge gained in Sensory Skills Intermediate, and will equip students with an in-depth knowledge of the SCA cupping protocol, and various methods of scientific sensory analysis. 

4 day. Course starts at 09:30

Origin Coffee Roasters, 84 Scoresby Street, Southwark, London, SE1 0XN.

Please ask a member of staff at the cafe when you arrive for directions to the training lab.

Maximum of four people on a course. No minimum number for courses to run.

If there are no suitable dates showing, please contact us for further information.

Course Outline: 
Physiology and sensory attributes.
Detecting positive qualities and defects in coffee. 
Coffee profiling. Descriptive vs qualitative analysis.
Running a cupping session and tasting the diversity of coffee. 
Cultivating a professional sensory facility. 

Learner Number:
Please note that a learner number will be required to attend this course and can be organised through visiting and clicking 'Become a Learner' to begin the registration process. It is free to register.  Please state your learner number in the notes when checking out and bring it with you when attending the course.

SCA Certification Fee: 
The Speciality Coffee Association (SCA) is the globally accredited organisation that represents coffee professionals all over the world. This course is included in their SCA Coffee Skills Program which consists of six specialist modules. If you choose a certified course, you will earn 25 points towards your SCA Coffee Skills Program. Please state your member number in the notes when checking out and bring it with you when attending the course.


  • 4 practical tests and a written exam (35 questions with a pass rate of 80% required). 
  • As of the 20th August 2019, written exams will now be taken online. After completing the course, you will receive an email within 5 days that includes a link to the written exam. You will have 21 days to complete the exam and will be notified immediately of your result.

Certification mandatory requirements: 

  • Completion of Sensory Skills Intermediate module.
  • Intermediate green (recommended)

What do I need to bring to the course?

  • Learner number
  • SCA member number (Only if certified course selected)

Order notes:

Please state the following in the notes when purchasing the course:

  • Learner number
  • SCA member number (Only if certified course selected)

Food and drink

  • You will be entitled 15% off food and drink at Scoresby Street after booking an SCA course. Please show your email confirmation to the barista at the counter. This is only valid on the day of the course.