This course has a prerequisite.
The ITMA Tea Master Certification Course™ for becoming an ITMA Certified Tea Master™ starts with the 3-Day ITMA Comprehensive Tea Master Course™ held on-site in San Diego, California on June 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, 2016, from 9am to 5pm each day. The 12-Week ITMA Tea Master Tasting Course™ starts the following week involving home study, tasting and evaluating 24 different teas, and periodic online teleconferencing to share experiences and ask questions.
The training will be led by ITMA Certified Grand Tea Master™ and ITMA Director of Tea Education Roy Fong, and by ITMA Certified Tea Master™ and ITMA Executive Director Chas Kroll. Fong is one of the most knowledgeable individuals in the tea industry and respected as a top expert on Chinese and Taiwanese teas. Kroll is a highly competent, knowledgeable senior trainer with extensive experience in the tea industry. Together, they are committed to making the event a memorable life-changing experience for everyone.
The 3-Day ATMA Comprehensive Tea Master Course™ will be held in the Victoria Meeting Room at the Horton Grand Hotel (311 Island Ave., San Diego, California 92101 Phone: 619-544-1886). Seating is limited to 10 registrants.
The training contains all the educational requirements an individual needs for achieving the association’s prestigious ITMA Certified Tea Master™ designation once the course, 3 blind tea tastings, oral or written dissertation, and final examination are successfully completed ($95 examination fee).
Registrants will experience some of the most exquisite and often rarest loose-leaf teas from around the world. The training will also include: Launching or Expanding a Tea Business, Law of Attraction, The Art of Praying and Meditating, The Art of Envisioning, The Art of Intentioning, Importance of Tea Blending, Tea Business Planning Tools and Half-day Visit to Roy Fong’s Tea Farm.
Tuition for the complete program is $2,975 for ITMA Members ($3,225 for Non-Members). To register, post a $250 non-refundable tuition deposit by clicking the button below. Registrants will receive an invoice by email for the balance, which is due on or before May 10, 2016.