Coffee Specialist HOSF 9551

Continuous Intake

Our Coffee Specialist course provides you with an introduction to all aspects of coffee. Study the basics of the coffee plant (including botany, taxonomy, and species) as well as the general characteristics and styles of coffee from various regions. Explore the growing conditions applicable to the production of coffee, the key steps used in coffee manufacturing and processing, and the regulations impacting the market. Consider sensory perception science, sensory evaluation concepts, and the methodology for applying these concepts to coffee then practice evaluating coffees through tastings.

Passing this course earns you a micro-credential, which is provided to you as a digital badge that can be posted to social media platforms (such as LinkedIn).

Additional Information

This section has continuous intake registration. That means it does not have a traditional start date. You can register at any time (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) during the date range shown, and you will have until the end date of the section (CRN) in which you are registered to complete the course. Keep in mind that you will receive your online access/course materials approximately a week after you register.

Hours and Fees





Course Sections

Delivery Method: Self-directed Online
Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts
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