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SCA Sensory Foundation Online

SCA Sensory Foundation Online

SCA Sensory Foundation Online



This is a beginner's course to cover the essentials of sensory evaluation. Students are taught practical skills balanced with theoretical concepts.

Location: Online, live using Microsoft Teams.

Length: Two x half days in length.

Max capacity: 8 people

What you need: Check here

The sensory kit we provide:

- 6 x Ground roasted coffee 

- 5 x Solutions 

- 5 x Aromas 

What you'll learn:

-Fundamental sensory physiology

-Basic tastes and aroma recognition

-Concepts of Mouthfeel

-How to apply key sensory concepts to the evaluation of the coffee’s intrinsic characteristics

-How to use professional terminology to differentiate between coffees


This course also has a written exam which should be completed within 21 days of the course completion. (Full information on how to do this will be provided).

If successful, you will gain 5 points towards your diploma.

After the course you will have unlimited access to the LSC Online Community* terms apply to enable you to continue to grow your knowledge in a fun, supportive online environment. You will also be provided with a training kit to use during your online training.

Still not sure? Well here is why we think you should choose London School of Coffee Online?

- Experience the same high-quality training, as delivered at our venue in London, with the same trainers, from the comfort of your home

- All training will always be live, not pre-recorded

- Training kit provided to all students, ready for your online participation

- Free unlimited access to our online community, where you will find further reading, group chats and resources

- Free access to our training site in London for our ‘Practice Sessions’ (once we re-open the school)


Pricing includes VAT, cost of domestic shipping of the training kit and the SCA examinations and certification.
Please be aware that for non-UK students, we may require you to cover part of the shipping cost in order to send the training kit.
For non-UK students, please do not book onto a course if the course is in under a week's time.
we require at least 7 days prior to the course taking place to send out the necessary training kit. 
For Q&A’s regarding pricing, equipment and access to resources, click here.

*Terms Apply