Utrecht | Koffieschool


SCA Sensory Intermediate

Organise your own cupping session

In the Sensory Intermediate training, the student learns to analyze aroma, taste and body differences in coffee and what is needed to initiate a sensory program at his own workplace.

This training is aimed at the student being able to analyze aroma, taste and body differences in coffee. Blindly recognizing specific aromas and intensities of flavor are fixed components. The student learns to work with various test methods such as triangle and in-out test and perfects the cupping skills using the cupping form. The student experiences basic necessities to initiate a sensory program at their own workplace.

Get your SCA certificate and score 10 points of the SCA coffee skills program.

The training is offered in groups.

Group size

Min: 2

Max: 8

Training times: 9:30-17:30

The price from: €948.50 VAT exempt | ex exam fees

This includes:

  • A reader
  • Lunch at training days

The invoice can be paid in installments, ask for the possibilities by email

SCA Certification Fee: The training concludes with an online written exam and a practical exam. The costs for taking this exam are €155 and will be charged extra.

Language: English or Dutch When an English speaking participant registers for the training, it will be switched to English. If you object to this and you really only want to follow the training in Dutch, please contact us first: or 030-6336538. It is no longer possible to object after booking.

Exam: The written exam is taken online. If you are dyslexic, please indicate this when registering. We must apply for an exemption so that you can take the exam on paper and with more time.

The costs for taking this exam are €155 and will be charged extra. During this time, the participant must get started in practice in order to be sufficiently prepared for the Professional and the exam.

retake: The following applies to the professional level:

The practical exams consist of various parts, if you fail one or more parts you can retake them once. There are additional costs associated with this at € 27.50 per part

You have 2 attempts for the online written exam. If you fail both attempts, and you still want to obtain the certificate, you must register again for the relevant training.


Belgian participants who fall under joint committee 118/220 can appeal to Alimento for an allowance for this training.



July 18 + 19

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Price: € 948,50 VAT Exempt | Excl. SCA costs