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Q Grader Combo Course

  • Farmer Brothers Coffee Lab 20333 S Normandie Ave Torrance, CA, 90502 United States (map)

The Q-Grader Certification program includes the training course and the pre-prep for the Q-Grader exam. It is designed to give a common language to describe quality in coffee and is used from the farmer to the consumer. Participants get trained in quantifying taste attributes through professional cupping techniques. 

The goal of the program is to create a skilled and credible body of specialty coffee cuppers to consistently and accurately assess coffee quality, both the cup and grade. Greenhouse has specialists to help participants with a three day pre-prep to pass the rigorous Q-grader exam.

You must first enroll on the CQI website. Create a profile HERE and then enroll for the class HERE.

After enrolling with CQI signup and pay HERE


COST: Early Bird Special (by Feb. 14) $1,300 + fees / General Admission (after Feb. 14) $1,500 + fees

Later Event: April 25
Cupping & Coffee Basics Class