Tea Certification Course: Introduction to Tea (Finnish)
1 350 kr
NEXT COURSE DATE: In September, to be announced (EEST, Eastern European Summer Time)
Note: this course is in Finnish.
Introduction to Tea is an ideal course for anyone who is new to the tea industry or just wants to know more about this amazing beverage.
Target groups are: Newcomers to speciality tea, cafés, tea houses, enthusiasts, new tea businesses
This course introduces you to the fascinating world of tea in a easy-to-follow and understandable manner. This covers very wide range of tea information and is an introduction to everything tea has to offer. After this course, you'll be able to attend the more in-depth programs, like Foundations to Camellia Sinensis, all the Intermediate as well as Advanced modules.
- WHAT IS TEA
- tea and botanicals
- speciality tea
- CAMELLIA SINENSIS
- the plant Camellia sinensis
- what is not tea
- botanicals / examples
- ACTIVITY: recognizing tea from a botanicals
- INTRODUCTION TO SENSORY
- five basic tastes
- ACTIVITY 2: five basic tastes
- organoleptic qualities; mouthfeel, aroma, taste
- sensory profiles 6 types of tea
- ACTIVITY 3: aroma
- IMPORTANCE OF TEMPERATURE AND WATER
- importance of water
- ACTIVITY 4: tasting water
- how to store tea
- THE ART OF BREWING
- brewing methods
- basic brewing principles
- the art of adjusting variables
- ACTIVITY 5: brew 4 hot beverages perfectly
- TEA IS MORE THAN A BEVERAGE
- wellness and tea
- cuisine & tea
- guidelines for pairing tea with food
- sensory profiles
- TO ACHIEVE A DIPLOMA
- SUMMARY AND QUESTIONS
- TEA CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
- WHAT HAPPENS NEXT
For the course you'll need a scale, a timer and a way to measure your water temperature, e.g. a water kettle with a thermostat or a digital thermometer.
You'll get teas and aroma kit sent to you, so please be sure to write a correct address and telephone number when ordering.
This course will be an online course and is co-organized together with Petra Ahlman (ITMA certified tea sommelier and ESTA authorised tea certifier) and European Speciality Tea Association.
After the finished course you will take an exam and after passing the exam you'll get a certificate, Then you can continue forward with the tea diploma program.