Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) Green Coffee

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The Green Coffee module covers the key concepts surrounding green coffee, from growing the plant, through processing, shipping, storage and arrival at a roaster.  It includes principles of coffee growing, processing and green coffee grading and coffee contracts and green coffee portfolio management.

Our Academy offers SCA Green Coffee at the following levels:

  1. Foundation covers the key concepts surrounding green coffee, from growing the plant, through processing, shipping, storage and arrival at a roaster.  It includes an introduction to cupping and coffee grading;
  2. Intermediate looks at green coffee in greater detail and builds on the core vocational skills needed by people who work with green coffee on a daily basis.  It is broken down into three areas: Principles of coffee growing and processing; Introduction to green coffee grading; Coffee contracts and green coffee portfolio management

What goes into a Bettr Learning Experience?

  • Our passion for all things coffee AND our love of lifelong learning.
  • ACTA-qualified adult educators who are SCA-certified industry professionals/specialists.
  • An incredible amount of thought and attention towards developing - and constantly refining - our curricula, in order to deliver learning experiences that aren't your average cup of joe.
  • 6,000 square feet of learning and workshop space, including an SCA-certified Cupping Lab and a micro roastery.
  • Quality hands-on time for all students - with dedicated brew stations and equipment - so there's no need to share!
  • Student-only access to our Barista Lab and Roaster Lab for extra practice time on our machines, with packages that include guided practice sessions with a trainer.