Become an ITMA Certified Tea Professional™

Recognized throughout the world, the International Tea Masters Association is the Gold Standard in tea education. It was founded to provide Mastery Level training, education, and professional certification to individuals desiring to become an ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier™, an ITMA Certified Tea Blender™, and an ITMA Certified Tea Master™. Its superior faculty and outstanding curriculum are unmatched in the entire tea industry.

The association is respected as meeting superior educational standards by offering its ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier Course™ for achieving the ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier™ designation, its ITMA Certified Tea Blending Course™ for achieving the ITMA Certified Tea Blender™ designation, and for its ITMA Certified Tea Master Course™ for achieving the ITMA Certified Tea Master™ designation, the most respected title in the tea industry.

Our Tea Masterclass: How to Start a Successful Tea Business™ is an exceptional learning venue for achieving the association’s prestigious ITMA Certified Tea Entrepreneur™  designation.

Our latest offering: One Day Tea Extravaganza, where you can become totally immersed in an intense environment of capturing the amazing taste and aroma  of some of the most exquisite and often rarest loose-leaf specialty teas from around the world, all in one day.

Select Course Listings:

Important:  Click on a blue text link below for a course description.

One Day Tea Extravaganza

Starts January 21, 2017, Bozeman, MT, The Voss Inn.
Admission $199.00

Starts February 18, 2017, Mexico City, Stadía Suites Santa Fe Hotel.
Admission $199.00

Starts March 18, 2017, Billings, MT, The Northern Hotel.
Admission $199.00

Starts May 6, 2017, San Diego, CA, Horton Grand Hotel.
Admission $199.00

Tea Masterclass: How to Start a Successful Tea Business

Starts September 9, 2017, San Diego, California, Horton Grand Hotel.
Tuition $1,975

We will be posting our training courses for the second half of 2017 on our web site on June 1st.

ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier Course™ :

Starts December 10, 2016, San Francisco, California, Courtyard Marriott Downtown San Francisco.
Tuition $1,475 - Available Discount

Starts January 21, 2017, Honolulu, Hawaii, Aston Waikiki Sunset Hotel.
Tuition $975

Starts February 3, 2017, Manila, Philippines, Acacia Hotel Manila.
Tuition $975

Starts February 4, 2017, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Hyatt House.
Tuition $1475

Starts February 4, 2017, Madrid, Spain, La Antigua Plantación.
Tuition $975

Inicia 4 de febrero de 2017, Madrid, España, La Antigua Plantación.
Matrícula $975

Starts February 11, 2017, Portland, OR, Courtyard Portland City Center.
Tuition $1,475

Starts February 18, 2017, San Francisco, CA, Courtyard Marriott Downtown San Francisco.
Tuition $1,475

Starts March 11, 2017, Mexico City, Mexico, Stadía Suites Santa Fe.
Tuition $975

Inicia 11 de marzo 2017, Ciudad de México, México, Stadía Suites Santa Fe.
Matrícula $975

Starts March 22, 2017, Guwahati, Assam, India, Five Star Hotels to reasonably priced Guest Houses.
Tuition $975

Starts April 6, 2017, Guwahati, Assam, India, Five Star Hotels to reasonably priced Guest Houses..
Tuition $975

Starts April 8, 2017, Bozeman MT, The Voss Inn.
Tuition $1475

Starts April 15, 2017, San Diego, California, Horton Grand Hotel.
Tuition $1,475

Starts May 4, 2017, Guwahati, Assam, India, Five Star Hotels to reasonably priced Guest Houses.
Tuition $975

Starts May 6, 2017, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Hyatt House.
Tuition $1475

Starts May 6, 2017, San Francisco CA, Courtyard Marriott Downtown San Francisco.
Tuition $1,475

Starts June 17, 2017, Las Vegas, NV, Hilton Grand Vacations at the Flamingo Hotel.
Tuition $1,475 - Following the World Tea Expo.

Starts by Appointment, ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier Training Via Skype.
Tuition $1,975

Inicia con cita previa, Certificación ITMA Tea Sommelier Curso ™ con Skype.
$1,475 Matrícula

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ITMA Certified Tea Blending Course™ :

Starts January 7, 2017, San Francisco, CA, Courtyard Marriott Downtown San Francisco.
Tuition $1,975

Starts April 22, 2017, San Jose, CA, Courtyard Marriott San Jose Airport.
Tuition $1,9075

Starts August 12, 2017, San Francisco, CA, Courtyard Marriott Downtown San Francisco.
Tuition $1,975

Starts December 2, 2017, San Francisco, CA, Courtyard Marriott Downtown San Francisco.
Tuition $1,975

ITMA Certified Tea Master Course™ :

Starts March 3, 2017, San Diego, California, Horton Grand Hotel.
Course Trainers: ITMA Certified Grand Tea Master Roy Fong and ITMA Certified Tea Master Chas Kroll, ITMA Executive Director
Tuition $2,975 *

Starts June 2, 2017, San Diego, California, Horton Grand Hotel.
Course Trainers: ITMA Certified Grand Tea Master Roy Fong and ITMA Certified Tea Master Chas Kroll, ITMA Executive Director
Tuition $2,975 * -

Starts September 29, 2017, San Diego, California, Horton Grand Hotel.
Course Trainers: ITMA Certified Grand Tea Master Roy Fong and ITMA Certified Tea Master Chas Kroll, ITMA Executive Director
Tuition $2,975 *

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Worldwide Training by Location

training tea mastery to people world wide

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Training Territory
Regional Directors
ITMA Certified Tea Professionals
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Contact
Western U.S.A. & Canada Chas Kroll
Eastern U.S.A. & Canada Daniel Johnson
China & Taiwan Rocel Leoncio
South & Central America,      Mexico, Spain Claudia Zárate Vergés
Europe Stijn Van Schoonlandt
Japan & Hawaii Emiko C. Doi
India & Sri Lanka Parag Hatibarua
Australia New Zealand & Indonesia Jo Leonard