become an authorized sca trainer (ast)

Becoming an Authorised SCA Trainer (AST) will give you the unique opportunity to teach the Coffee Skills Program (CSP) curriculum at your own Authorised Training Venue (ATV) or Premium Training Campus (PTC).

We’ll provide you with all the necessary training on our two-day AST course, including the curricula, the AST Handbook, and support from SCA staff to help guide you as you begin teaching your own courses.

To get started, complete the AST Application Form: English | Chinese | Korean

Please note that you must be able to prove that your training facility complies with the core requirements for an ATV (or PTC).

You must have achieved Intermediate and Professional level in the category you wish to teach. SCA requires a three-month gap between taking and passing an Intermediate level module and taking the Professional level of the same module. There is a three-month gap required between passing the Professional level and following the AST course.

A 3-year AST license costs €1500 EUR / $XXXX USD plus €200 EUR / $XXX per certifier license. Adding an extra modules costs €200 EUR / $XXX USD.



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