Coffee Pro 3.0 - Online Courses
Coffee Pro is the most comprehensive online course package in the coffee industry at a fraction of the cost of a conventional course. Since 2012 over 3,000 coffee roasters, baristas, coffee cuppers and other professionals upped their game with Coffee Pro—isn't it your turn?
Coffee Courses were founded in 2012 by Willem Boot an internationally renowned coffee expert with more than 25 years of professional coffee experience, and Valerian Hrala a coffee entrepreneur (Green Plantation Coffee and Unleashed Coffee) and podcast host – coffeeis.me.
The price is for one year of full access to the platform.
Courses included in Coffee PRO Membership:
1. SEED TO CUP
Follow coffee’s journey from seed to cup and learn how botany, agriculture and economy influence the final quality of your coffee. This course gives you the foundation for everything else in the coffee industry.
2. Q GRADER PREP COURSE
Get a serious advantage in passing the Q-Grader exam. You’ll learn the theory and key concepts behind the Q system, prepare for the sensory exams, and get inside tips on how to avoid the most common mistakes.
3. MASTERING ROAST PROFILES
We’ll take you step by step through the thought process of developing roast profiles, so you can be the master of your own product and create truly unique experiences for your customers.
DURATION: 3h 21min
4. COFFEE QUALITY ANALYSIS
Three stars of the coffee world guide you through the finer points of cupping and tasting, including a practical example of a cupping session: Willem Boot, Q-Grader trainer Jodi Wieser and coffee farmer Graciano Cruz.
DURATION: 2h 49min
5. COFFEE GRINDING CONCEPTS
Using the correct grind for coffee is essential to cup quality. This class teaches the importance of proper grind and demonstrates grind analysis with common equipment.
DURATION: 1h 24min
6. COFFEE AT ORIGIN
Following the coffee seed from flower to cup, you’ll learn why some coffees taste better then others, what gives them a specific flavor profile, how coffee is selected for different quality levels, what are the causes of coffee defects, and much more.
DURATION: 2h 42min
7. BREWING AND EXTRACTION
Learn the theory behind the extraction of coffee, identify the four primary sensory aspects of brewed coffee, understand the essential elements of brewing and optimum extraction, and master the brewing control chart.
DURATION: 2h 6min
8. BASIC ESPRESSO SKILLS
An essential course for everybody who serves coffee in their establishments. Devorah Freudiger, an experienced barista trainer, shows you the essential steps to create high quality espresso.
DURATION: 2h 12min
9. ADVANCED ROASTING
Get a full picture of coffee roasting, from a peek at green bean evaluation inside the importer’s office, to selecting a roasting machine and designing unique roasting profiles, plus so much more.
DURATION: 5h 14min
10. ART OF BLENDING
In this course you will learn the reasons for blending coffee, the protocols to help you efficiently create consistent blends, and how to test these blends with your customers.
11. DIRECT TRADE COFFEE
Learn how to approach direct trade, how to find and develop a partnership, and steps to ensure that the coffee you tasted at the origin is the same as the one that arrives at your warehouse.
DURATION: 1h 16min
12. COFFEE ROASTING THEORY
This module will help you understand and identify what is happening with the coffee bean in the coffee roaster. With this skill set you will be confident with your roasting and you will have full control over your roasting process. While measuring instruments are very important, Willem will also show you how to follow the roasting process using your senses, and explains the importance of airflow, rate of rise, heat transfer and much more.
DURATION: 1h 36min