Simonelli Knowledge Hub - Developing and Supporting Coffee Professionals

Developing and Supporting Coffee Professionals

Access the best courses in coffee education.

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The Simonelli Knowledge Hub is dedicated to the ongoing development of coffee professionals around the world. Through continuous learning we are working to make the coffee world, a better place.
The courses on offer are delivered at Simonelli Branch offices and our network of Experience Labs.

Our new website is launching in July. You will be able to register for courses and stay up to date with the latest news and events in the coffee world.

OUR COURSES

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The calendar is under construction because of Covid-19 emergency

We offer courses from CQI, the SCA, Coffee Chemistry, Coffee Mind, and our own Coffee Science Hub.

Here’s an overview of the exciting courses we will deliver over the next 12 months.

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COFFEE QUALITY INSTITUTE

CQI’s Q Coffee System is an internationally recognized program for evaluating cup quality.

Goal:
Build a strtong foundation in practical sensory skills essential for all coffee professionals. Develop professional cuppers in the coffee chain, green, roasting, sensory.

List of available courses:

  • Cupping essential
  • Approaching Q grade
  • Q grade
  • R grade
  • Q processing

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COFFEE SKILLS PROGRAM

Specialty coffee is a diverse industry and SCA wants to help you develop your passion and sharpen your skills. The Coffee Skills Program (CSP) allows you to choose the education path that suits your interests and needs. These courseses are the most recognized qualifications in the coffee industry.

Goal:
Develop passion and sharpen coffee skill.

List of available courses:

  • Introduction to Coffee
  • Barsita Skills
  • Sensory Skills
  • Brewing
  • Roasting
  • Green Coffee

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COFFEE SCIENCE CERTIFICATE

The coffee science certificate (CSC) is the industry’s first training program aimed at fostering a greater technical understanding of coffee science. Over 3 levels, this is a deep dive into the science of coffee with a strong focus on chemistry.

Goal:
Be able to apply coffee chemistry knowledge to improve your roasting, coffee preparation and/or sensory evaluation skills.

List of available courses:

  • CSC level 1
  • CSC level 2
  • CSC level 3

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COFFEE
MIND

A 2-day course full of testing, training and theory! On the first day, we’ll map your sensory skills to identify your strengths and weaknesses. On day 2 we’ll raise your level by giving you top tuned training and introduce you to important sensory theory and methodology. After the course, we’ll provide you with personal feedback on your performance. This will guide you to improve at your steepest learning curve in our six-week online learning program.

Goal:
A personalized course to improve your sensory performance

List of available courses:

  • Sensory Performance
  • Test, training & theory | 2 days, + 6 weeks online

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COFFEE
SCIENCE HUB

The training course introduces the main constituents of coffee and milk and the main chemical-physical-biological processes during the transformation into espresso and cappuccino which have an impact on their taste, smell and, more generally, on nutraceutical and sensory properties.

Goal:
Give you the knowledge necessary to fine tune the production of quality espresso and cappuccino.

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BUSINESS
OF COFFEE

A holistic course on setting up and operating café and roastery businesses. Setting up a coffee business is incredibly rewarding and draws on a broad range of skills. This course examines all the elements to consider when setting up and operating a business.

Goal:
Goal: Provide the knowledge and tools to create your own coffee business, taking advantage of opportunities and managing risks.

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ARE YOU A YOUNG BARISTA?

Simonelli Youth Academy will give you the opportunity to achieve 7 SCA (Specialty Coffee Association) certifications for free.

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Educational path dedicated to young baristas

aged 18 to 30

This program has been especially designed for promising young baristas who enjoy coffee and want to dive deeper into this exciting industry.

Our goal is to find brilliant coffee minds in order to offer a complete coffee education program for a successful career in coffee industry.

OUR TRAINERS

Here you can find some of our trainers

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jesper alstrup

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roukiat delRue

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dario ciarlantini

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andré eiermann

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lauro fioretti

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morten munchow

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alberto polojac

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joseph a. rivera

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OUR LOCATIONS

SIMONELLI GROUP
Via E.Betti, 1
62020 Belforte del Chienti (MC) Italy
info@simonelligroup.it

SIMONELLI GROUP
ASIA PACIFIC

380 Jalan Besar
#06-03-04, ARC 380
Singapore 209000

NUOVA DISTRIBUTION
FRANCE

Hexpole Actipole Batiment 5
Rue Maurice Herzog
73420 Viviers-Du-Lac
France

EXPERIENCE LAB
LONDON

VA Machinery Ltd,
36 Tanner St, London,
SE1 3LD

EXPERIENCE LAB
SHANGHAI

Unit 605-607, 6F, Build 2, Xinglian Tower,
No.1535 Hongmei Road, Xuhui District,
Shanghai 200233, China

EXPERIENCE LAB
BARCELONA

Avenida Diagonal 88
Barcelona Spain

EXPERIENCE LAB
JAKARTA

Jl. Pluit Permai No.4,
RT.9/RW.7, Pluit,
Kec. Penjaringan, Kota Jkt Utara,
Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 14450,
Indonesia

VICTORIA ARDUINO
AUSTRALIA

8 Breese Street
Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria

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