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AST Train the Trainer Course | Santa Ana, California | November 15-16, 2017

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The Authorized SCA Trainer (AST) Train-the-Trainer Course will be held for the first time in the United States—at the SCA office in Santa Ana, CA—on November 15 & 16, 2017. 

This is a 2-day intensive course geared toward those who are interested in teaching the SCA Coffee Skills Program (CSP) at either an Authorized Training Venue (ATV) or Premier Training Campus (PTC). Learn how to announce and run a course, prepare lesson plans and teaching materials based upon SCA curriculum and more. Upon completion of this course and a Module professional course*, graduates earn the AST License (term for 3 years).** Space is limited to 20 students.

Pricing: Tuition is $1800 USD. Course tuition includes license fee, but does not include travel or lodging costs. An AST License allows ASTs to teach the Introduction to Coffee course.  To teach additional modules a certifier license must be purchased for $240 per module.

Location:  117 4th Street, Santa Ana, CA
Date and Time: November 15, 8am- November 16, 4pm 
Questions? Please contact Kim Ta at

*All trainers must have completed an Intermediate and Professional course in order to qualify for an AST license.  Students who hold SCAA certificates can determine whether they have earned a intermediate certificate in the new SCA system by viewing the certificate equivalency chart HERE.

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