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AST Train the Trainer Course | Williamsburg, VA | May 14-15, 2018

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The Authorized SCA Train-the-Trainer Course (AST Trainer Course) will be held in May at the Academy of Coffee Excellence in Williamsburg, VA.

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 graduates earn the AST License (term for 3 years).** Space is limited to 20 students. Only those who have earned a professional certificate* are eligible to attend.

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. Certifier license can only be purchased for those modules in which the trainer has completed the professional level.

Academy of Coffee Excellence 
1592 Penniman Road Suite A 
Williamsburg, VA 23185

Date and Time: May 14th, 8:45am – 5:00pm; May 15th, 9:30am – 5:00pm
Questions? Please contact Kim Ta at

*Attendees must have completed a Professional course in order to attend the course.
If you are interested in becoming an Authorized SCA Trainer (AST) based upon a professional certificate earned via an SCAA heritage Pathway certificate, please contact Kim Ta at There may be additional requirements that need to be met in order to attain eligibility.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: There are no refunds for this event. SCA has the right to change and/or cancel the event. Courses require a certain number of students in order to be held. In the event capacity is not reached, students will have the opportunity to choose another scheduled course at a later day.

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