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Q Processing Professional
The Q Processing program ensures certified individuals are able to advise and assist coffee processors to improve the quality of their product through scientific and techical methods.
Q Arabica Grader
The Q-Grader license enables me to effectively communicate with coffee professionals throughout the value chain regarding coffee production, flavor profiles, coffee preparation, etc. It also authorizes me to grade coffee and determine if it qualifies as specialty coffee.
Certified Roasting Professional
I am a member of both the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) and the Roaster’s Guild, a trade guild of the SCA. I am certified as Roaster Professional.
Authorized SCA Trainer
I am an Authorized SCA Trainer (AST) and can train and certify students on the SCA curriculum. Click here to read more about training opportunities.