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Saturday, 25 April 2015 23:40



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 (TBA) - Beijing, China
  • May (TBA) - Hong Kong
  • Jun (TBA) - London, UK
  • Jun (TBA) - Belforte, Italy (Nuova Simonelli)
  • 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.







After a sold out session last year, we're pleased to announce that we will be conducting another Coffee Science Certificate (CSC-1) seminar in London October 6-7th, 2015. For more information see our events page. Pre-registration is required.

Wednesday, 27 December 2017 06:21

World Map of CSC Seminars 2018

For 2018 we're pleased to announce the following cities where we will conduct our Coffee Science Certificate (CSC) seminars. If you've ever wanted to up your technical coffee skill, make 2018 the year to do it. For more information go to our seminars page and Pre-Register for an upcoming event.