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ITMA Tea Sommelier Certification Course™ (Part 2)

November 27, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+0

ITMA Tea Sommelier Certification Course™

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 and 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).

Part 1 of the course is held the day before, same place,


November 27, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+0
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ITMA Europe
+32 (0)497 97 44 37
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Offline Leuven
Diestsestraat 208
Leuven, Leuven 3000 Belgium
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+32 (0)497 97 44 37
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