The Academy of Coffee Excellence has been developing coffee education curricula and training for more than 20 years. Our in-depth and researched coursework greatly exceeds the SCA required hours for the Foundation, Intermediate and Professional level certificate exams. We happily make the SCA certificate exams available to those who qualify where SCA certificate content is offered. You will, however, be learning so much more.
We train and consult for medium to large companies that hire:
We also train and consult for small to medium companies that need to understand the interconnections among:
Our curricula is designed to exceed their expectations.
|Coursework||SCA Course Hours
||SCA Instructional Hours*||Academy of Coffee Excellence Instructional Hours*|
|Green Coffee Foundation||7||4.83||6.75|
|Green Coffee Intermediate||14||9.25||20.5|
|Green Coffee Professional||24||16||27|
* To go from SCA Course Hours to SCA Instructional Hours we have deducted the SCA time allotted for practical exams. We have assumed a 1 hour per day lunch break every day. We have assumed a 15 minute mid-AM Break and a 15 minute mid-PM break every day. We have used the same methodology to calculate our Instructional Hours.