Certified Tea Professional™
“Being able to say that I've studied tea, and that I'm a Certified Tea Professional, definitely gives my experiences added significance. It also makes me feel more confident in my work, whether I'm speaking with clients or fellow tea professionals.” Elsa C
World Tea Academy’s advanced level tea certification degrees offer higher level learning for the true tea professional.
The Certified Tea Professional™ is devised for tea business owners and individuals who want to advance their knowledge of the tea trade. It is an ADVANCED level tea Certification that gives an overall picture of the tea industry. Each of these advanced tea classes have been written by highly-regarded tea industry specialists and professionals who have generously shared their knowledge and expertise through these classes.
“The formal education World Tea Academy provided created the foundation for my business practices. I wanted to be a reliable source of information for my customers and feel the certifications have given me more credibility as a tea purveyor. I come across as more professional because of the education I have,” Terri A
The Certified Tea Professional™ ADVANCED Tea Certification requires the completion of these 7 online tea courses.
|ADV.01||Advanced Cupping - Written by Donna Fellman Click to read bio|
|ADV.02||Understanding the Organoleptic Experience - Written by Virginia Utermohlen, Taste Scientist Click to read bio|
|ADV.03||The Culture of Tea Around the World - Written by Dan Robertson, Teahouse Tours Click to read bio|
|ADV.05||Presentation and Advanced Brewing Techniques - Written by Suzette Hammond, Being Tea Click to read bio|
|ADV.07||Quality Assurance, Food Safety and Pesticides - Written by Tony Tellin, A Tellin Company Click to read bio|
|ADV.09*||Advanced Herbal Teas - Written by Rob McCaleb, Natural Healthcare Inc. Click to read bio|
|ADV.11||Blending, Flavoring, Scenting -Written by Scott Svihula, Hula Consulting Click to read bio|
*This class has a pre-requisite of Core.06
Please Note: Anyone with a basic knowledge of the six types of tea and the professional cupping protocol can take these classes. But, you must have earned a WTA Certified Tea Specialist™ certification to receive any Advanced Level Tea Certification.