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This Certificate demonstrates an expert understanding of the SCAA Brewing Standards and the five points of quality for brewed coffee. SCAA Certified Golden Cup Technician are authorized to conduct on-site inspections as part of the Golden Cup Award program. Classes can be taken at regional SCAA Skill-Building Courses throughout the year, at our annual Exposition, or Roasters Guild Retreat and/or Barista Guild Camp as available.

Golden Cup Technician Certificate

No expiration (50 years)

Credit Code

Class Name

CB100

Seed to Cup (eLearning or attend an Origin Trip)*

CP103

Customer Service Essentials (eLearning)*

CP151

Brewing and Extraction Principles

CP152

Brewing and Extraction Principles Applied*

CP158

Golden Cup Brewing

CP255

Brewing Approaches and Variations

GE103

Orientation to SCAA Cupping *

EXM_GCW1

Golden Cup Technician Level 1 Written Exam

EXM_GCP1

Golden Cup technician Level 1 Practical Exam

GT000

Golden Cup Technician Code of Conduct



*New requirement as of January 1, 2015