The ITMA Tea Master Certification Course™ for becoming an ITMA Certified Tea Master™ or ITMA Certified Tea Taster™ starts with the 3-Day ITMA Comprehensive Tea Master Course™ held on-site in Boston , on October 21st – 23rd, 2019.
The 12-Week ITMA Tea Master Tasting Course™ (Part 2) starts following the completion of Part 1 of the training in Boston. The course involves home study, tasting and evaluating 24 different specialty teas, and periodic online group teleconferencing to share experiences and ask questions. This will be followed by tasting and evaluating three Mystery Teas, an Oral or Written Report on a topic selected by the registrant, and a Final Examination ($95 Examination Fee).
Registrants will receive two training manuals, one for each part of the course, plus 27 tea samples for tasting and evaluation.
The training will be led by ITMA Certified Tea Master™ Philip Parda. With an extensive background in tea, he is a leading role model for adding to tea’s future. His knowledge and teachings on tea have been known to be influential. He promises to make this an especially memorable life-changing experience for everyone.
The training contains all the educational requirements an individual needs for achieving the association’s prestigious ITMA Certified Tea Master™ designation once the program, blind tea tastings oral or written dissertation, and final examination are successfully completed.
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, Art of Praying and Meditating, Art of Envisioning, Art of Intentioning, Importance of Tea Blending, Tea Business Planning Tools.
Accommodations will be announced shortly. The 3-Day Comprehensive Tea Sommelier Course™ will be held in a meeting room at this facility. Seating is limited.
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.
Refund Policy: 2 weeks prior to the course: full refund of the course fee. 1 week prior to the course: 50% refund. Less than a week (7 days prior to the course>: no refund. No show: no refund.