$ 250.00
SCA Roaster Foundations and Intermediate including Intro to Sensory March 22nd to 24th.
 *The complete course price is $950. Down payment to hold spot will be $250 with remaining $700 to be paid 3 weeks before March 26th. 
 *Foundation Level - gives a basic understanding of the roasting process, including the roast cycle and how to control sensory aspects of the coffee by roasting light or dark; Experience The focus is on people attending the class and get some basic impressions and understanding (mainly physical) of the roasting process. They are instructed to do some basic calculations on some physical properties and doing them while instructed is sufficient to pass and get certified. The subjects and tests are designed to be relevant for people who will use the certification process to consider if the vocation as a coffee roaster suits them.
 *Intermediate Level - builds on the basics covered in Foundation and covers roast defects, the physical changes that beans undergo during the roasting process, as well as workspace management and lean production;  Create Students are tested in skills in understanding, designing and executing different roast profiles as well a sensory recognition of different roast defects. Students are introduced to different chemical conditions and principles that are causing the physical properties and reactions introduced at foundation level. It is expected that they are able to name these reactions and what they cause in terms of physical and sensory properties of the final coffee. A practical and theoretical test needs to be done satisfactory to pass and become certified.