Green Coffee Online Course Sca Green Foundation


Directly from home, no needing journeys, bureaucracy and costs. Even in this way is possible to learn solid foundations for your green coffee knowledge with the online course of Espresso Academy.

This course follows the classroom course program, In addition, with the new rules, this online cafeteria course allows you to access the SCA Green Coffee Foundation exam, directly from home!

The course starts with an overview of the coffee varietals: from arabica and robusta to the bourbon, typica, geisha, SL28 and so on…

Then we continue with the coffee cultivation, both in harvesting and in processing (natural, washed, honey ...). 

Then we learn how the coffee is classified: by size, altitude, density and number of defect, from the New York system to the concept of the coffee specialty (more than 80 points) and Cup of Excellence (more than 90).


Next dates:

June 22th 2020
July 27th 2020

Are you not free to log in on those course days, follow when you want the Espresso Academy videocourse! Same contents to watch whenever you want. At the end free call with the trainer and possible exam.

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Green coffee online course program:

  • Coffee botanics, Arabica and Canephora
  • The origins of the Coffea plant and the spreading of the varietals
  • Countries where the coffee plant can grow
  • Coffee production worldwide
  • Cultivation of coffee in the plantation, the different harvest approaches
  • Coffee processing: Natural, washed, Pulped Natural. Related advantages and possible defects.
  • Coffee drying: patio, African beds, mechanics
  • Parchment removal
  • Transportation and storage of green coffee
  • The classification of green coffee: size, NY degree, different classification systems in different country.
  • The use of the sieves to classify green coffee
  • Moisture measurement of green coffee beans
  • The Brazilian cupping. The SCAA scoring and the SCAA parameters and chart for the coffee classification
  • What do a Specialty coffee technically is?
  • Certifications related to green coffee (UTZ, Fair Trade and more)
  • Coffee with or without caffeine

The online version offers several added values..

  • Very easy to access: you have simply to connect to the link we send you and everything is done!
  • Very easy to follow with smartphone, tablet or computer.
  • No problem interacting, questions and answers exactly like in the classroom!
  • Super-complete theoretical part, with screen sharing of slides, photos and graphic with the trainer
  • No problem for the practical part. We use two mobile cameras during the course, so you can follow every detail.
  • Possibility to private free sessions with the trainer to evaluate together your project 
  • Manuals included in the price sent at the end of the course
  • Course recorded to watch it again sent at the end of the course


Do you can't take a day off from work, your pace doesn't allow you to find a day to follow the online coffee course? No problem, the Espresso Academy trainers have prepared a green coffee video course for you: same content as the online course, but to watch whenever you want, maybe in the evening or on your free day.

Do you still want a comparison with the trainer and maybe the possibility of an SCA exam? No problem, included in the price of the video course there is the possibility of organizing a meeting with the trainer to clarify all doubts, and the possibility of organizing an SCA exam, always without leaving your home.


Our Trainers...

Marco Cremonese

One of the most known italian coffee and roasting experts. Marco has a large portfolio of consultancies for famous coffee roasting companies and is an official SCA trainer for coffee roasting, tasting and green coffee. He´s also frequently been chosen by the World Barista Championship to roast the coffees for the competitions.

Helena Oliviero

Helena is young and very experienced in the world of coffee. She´s the italian champion of Ibrik, AST for Barista and Brewing and also a Q and R-Grader.. the first woman in Italy! She´s the responsible of the Brewing courses and Espresso Academy abroad.

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