AST Guidebooks for Foundation Courses

In preparation for the launch of our online written exams, we are happy to introduce AST guidebooks for all Foundation-level courses as well as the Introduction to Coffee course.

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Online Exams and Fee Change

As you may have read in the March newsletter, “certification fees” currently paid by learners and collected by the AST are to be called “administrative fees” with the introduction of online exams.

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Continuing Professional Development Program

The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program will be launched for ASTs in the coming months.

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Optimizing Your AST Calendar

We’ve put together some instructions for how ASTs can keep their calendars up to date and optimized.

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Volunteer as a CSP Station Instructor at the 2019 Specialty Coffee Expo

Here are the ASTs who will be leading CSP courses at the Specialty Coffee Expo from April 11-14 in Boston, MA, USA. If you are planning to attend the event, there are opportunities to volunteer as a station instructor.

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Certificates Now Available Online

New Coffee Skills Program (CSP) and Coffee Diploma System (CDS) certificates are now available for learners to download.

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What's New in Education for 2019?

Introducing the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program and online exams.

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Accepting CSP Instructor Applications for the 2019 Specialty Coffee Expo

CSP Instructor applications for the 2019 Specialty Coffee Expo are now being accepted through November 30, 2018.

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