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Q Grader Arabica Training & Certification with Manuel Diaz

Date: Aug 12,2019 – Aug 17, 2019 | Venue: IIPM, Bangalore

The Q Arabica (Q Grader) course was created as part of the Q Coffee System to form a skilled and credible body of specialty Arabica coffee cuppers, to objectively assess coffee quality, detect coffee defects, and identify coffee characteristics based on Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) standards. 

Conducted by an authorized instructor, the six-day course comprises of 22 individual tests (click for test details) that evaluate competency and sensory acuity in cupping and grading coffee. Candidates are required to pass all sections in order to qualify for certification, and those who do not pass all sections may retake the tests during the course period or any time after within 18 months. A Q Grader certificate is valid for three years and is renewable upon completion of an accredited calibration exam. 

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Q Grader Arabica Calibration Course with Manuel Diaz

Date: Aug 18, 2019  | Venue: IIPM, Bangalore

The Q Arabica (Q Grader) course was created as part of the Q Coffee System to form a skilled and credible body of specialty Arabica coffee cuppers, to objectively assess coffee quality, detect coffee defects, and identify coffee characteristics based on Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) standards. 

 

Date: Oct 09, 2018 – Oct 14, 2018  | 9am-6pm (All Days) | Venue: IIPM, Bangalore

Launched in cooperation with the Ugandan Coffee Development Authority (UCDA), the Q Robusta (R Grader) course aims to improve the quality of Robusta coffee which is native to Uganda, and train coffee professionals in the standards for Fine Robusta.

The handbook and standards for Robusta are similar to Arabica, but the concepts and formulas have been adjusted accordingly. To be certified, candidates must pass a different set of 22 individual tests (click for test details) in the six-day course conducted by an authorized instructor, and those who do not pass all sections may retake the tests during the course period or any time after within 18 months. An R Grader certificate is valid for three years and is renewable upon completion of an accredited calibration exam.

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Q Grader Arabica Training & Certification with Samuel Gurel

Date: Feb 26, 2018 – Mar 03, 2018  | Venue: IIPM, Bangalore

The Q Arabica (Q Grader) course was created as part of the Q Coffee System to form a skilled and credible body of specialty Arabica coffee cuppers, to objectively assess coffee quality, detect coffee defects, and identify coffee characteristics based on Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) standards. 

Conducted by an authorized instructor, the six-day course comprises of 22 individual tests (click for test details) that evaluate competency and sensory acuity in cupping and grading coffee. Candidates are required to pass all sections in order to qualify for certification, and those who do not pass all sections may retake the tests during the course period or any time after within 18 months. A Q Grader certificate is valid for three years and is renewable upon completion of an accredited calibration exam. 

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