ITMA Tea Sommelier Certification Course™ (Part 2)
Starting Nov 27, 2017

Tuition Only $1125 (see Prerequisite )

This part of the course has a Prerequisite.

Part 2 of the ITMA Tea Sommelier Certification Course™ for becoming an ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier™ starts on November 27, 2017, with the 8-Week ITMA Tea Sommelier Tasting Course™ involving home study tasting and evaluating 18 different teas, and periodic online teleconferences to share experiences and ask questions. This will be followed by tasting and evaluating a Mystery Tea, a Report (oral or written) on a topic assigned by ITMA, and a Final Examination ($95 Examination Fee).  View the Part 2 Tea Sommelier Curriculum here.

stijn-van-schoonlandtThe training will be conducted in English at Offline (diestsestraat 208, 3000 Leuven).  It will be led by ITMA Certified Tea Sommelier™ and  ITMA Certified Tea Blender™ Stijn Van Schoonlandt. With a strong background in tea and blending, and proprietor of his own coffee and tea establishment in Belgium, 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 Sommelier™ designation once the program (Part 1 and Part 2), blind tea tasting, oral (5 minute) or written (4 page) dissertation with a subject assigned by the ITMA, and 100+ question final examination are successfully completed.

Registrants will experience some of the loose-leaf teas from around the world. The training will also include: Health Benefits of Tea and Valuable Guest Service Skills.

Tuition for Part 2 of the program is $1,125 for ITMA Members ($1,375 for Non-Members). To register, post a $250 non-refundable tuition deposit using the button below. Registrants will receive an invoice by email for the balance, which is not due until November 5, 2017.