Coffee Science Certificate®

Seminar Video

Program Introduction


The Coffee Science Certificate® (CSC) is the industry’s first and only training program aimed at providing a greater technical understanding of overall coffee science. The program which extends across a wide range of disciplines is focused primarily on the science and chemistry of coffee from ‘bean to cup’.

The CSC program is composed of three levels of certification (CSC-1, CSC-2, CSC-3). Candidates who have successfully completed all three levels of certification become an official Certified Coffee Scientist™. 

CSC Certification Tracks 


Is aimed at building a strong technical foundation of coffee, exploring introductory coffee science, taste chemistry, and issues related to coffee as a raw product.

  • Modules:

    • The Chemistry of Taste
    • The Chemistry of Coffee I
    • Green Coffee Chemistry
    • Green Coffee Quality Processing & Storage

Students/Instructor & Testimonials


Former Students

Since 2014 we've had over one hundred students attend including certified Q-Graders, R-Graders, SCAE Authorized Trainers (AST) from small to medium companies, to global Fortune 500 firms participate in our Coffee Science Certificate (CSC) program. Below is just a brief sample list:    


Upcoming Seminars

Upcoming Seminars

Our next scheduled CSC seminar are listed below: 

  • March 6-8th, 2018 - Los Angeles, CA
  • March 27-29th, 2018 - Melbourne, Australia
  • May 10-12th, 2018 - Belforte del Chienti, Italy (Simonelli Group)
  • Oct/Nov (TBA) - Dubai, UAE


Additional Information & Registration


  • For more information visit our upcoming Schedule of Courses around the world.

  • If you are interested in attending, we ask that you please Pre-Register so we can gauge the level of interest in that particular session.

  • We will notify you of the event details as soon as we've confirmed our dates for that particular city/location.

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