Sensory Skills Foundation
The Sensory Skills Foundation course explores the essentials of sensory evaluation in a practical and interactive manner. It investigates the way we perceive what we taste and how to apply this knowledge when evaluating coffee’s natural characteristics. It also offers insight into identifying specialty coffee qualities, as well as an overview of how to implement this in business.
Course Length: Minimum 8 hours including exams
Prerequisites: None; Introduction to Coffee recommended
Written Exam Information:
- Total Number of Questions on Online Written Exam: 25 (worth one point each) Total Time Allowed for Online Written Exam: 27 minutes
- Passing Score (Online Written Exam): 60%
Practical Exam Information:
- Total Time Allowed for Practical Exam: 60 minutes
- Passing Score (Practical Exam): 60% = 41 points correct / 68 total exam points
Cost: $500.00 Includes SCA certification fee, handouts, lunch and all class supplies
Thank you for registering for a course at Firedancer Coffee Consultants.
TUITION INCLUDES: Student handbook, class/activity materials, snacks (onsite) and lunch (onsite). Tuition does not include: certificate written and practical tests, airfare, lodging or other personal expenses.
PAYMENT AND CANCELATION: After you have registered for a course, we consider your registration to be a firm commitment for you to attend. Last-minute participant substitutions are difficult to arrange, although we understand emergency situations may arise that will affect your attendance to programs offered by Firedancer. We have established the following policy in case of course cancelation:
If cancelation is made over 15 days before the program start date, 100% of the tuition, less a 10% cancelation fee, will be refunded, or 100% of the tuition is transferrable to another program/date.
If cancelation is made within less than 15 days prior to the program date, the entire tuition is non-refundable and non-transferrable.
Firedancer reserves the right to cancel or reschedule events as necessary. In such a case, tuition or deposit may be refunded in full or transferred to a future seminar or course. In no event shall Firedancer Coffee Consultants be liable for any cancelation or change penalties assessed by an airline or hotel as a result of course date changes or cancelations.