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SCA Sensory Foundation


  • Torch Coffee Lab Alam Almaqahi Office #7, building #10, Iskan Almather, Prince Abdulaziz Ibn Musaid Ibn Jalawi Street, Riyadh Saudi Arabia (map)

Learn about the essentials of sensory evaluation in a practical and interactive manner. Sensory Skills investigates the way we perceive what we taste, how to evaluate coffee’s natural characteristics, and implementing this knowledge in business. 

Course Content:

To align the student with industry coffee and sensory standards. To prepare them for running sensory evaluation in a coffee business. To acquire the skills required to start identifying and evaluating qualities in specialty green coffee, and to accurately measure and describe coffee beverage characteristics. Students will learn to generate repeatable and methodical sensory measurements

  • The Professional level is suitable if you want to pursue specialist knowledge at a high level in your subject. Success at this level should indicate to employers competence to work in the field.

  • Extensive relevant experience is recommended before attempting this level.

  • Pre-requisite: Sensory Intermediate, Green Coffee Intermediate(recommended only), Roasting Intermediate (recommended only)

  • Courses at this level would be expected to take a minimum of 3 days.

Earlier Event: December 19
SCA Intro to Coffee
Later Event: December 25
SCA Sensory Intermediate