Q-Grading seminars


We are sure you are passionate about coffee.          

Do you want to take this to the next level and become a licensed Q-grader?


At SEABRIDGE, we offer you this possibility in partnership with
the Coffee Quality Institute (CQI). 


Optimize your coffee skills and challenge yourself, whilst experiencing
a sensory journey in our state-of-the-art cupping lab in Belgium. 


Succeeding the profound Q exam after an extensive preparation course
will be very rewarding!    



10-15 September 2018 - Q Arabica Combo Training and Exam Course - fully booked 

14-19 January 2019 - Q Arabica Combo Training and Exam Course - open to enroll 



This is a 6-day Arabica Q-Grader seminar for coffee professionals and serious coffee students. Language is English. 

CQI’s Alfredo Rodriguez will be the instructor. The seminar will be facilitated by our Green Coffee Quality Expert Ivan Lamilla Muñoz, Q-Grader since 2004.

Alfredo Rodriguez is a coffee producer, exporter/importer, roaster and Q-Instructor with over 20 years’ experience in the coffee industry,
with business relations in the USA, China and Europe. Ivan Lamilla Muñoz is Agronomist Engineer with over 20 years’ experience in coffee.
Both will provide you a deep insight in cupping from a producer perspective and buyer requirements. 



Cost per student is EUR 2,000, based on CQI rates. 
Full amount is requested in advance. Course fees are not refundable. 
If you need to cancel, course fees can be applied to future courses or another person can take your place for this particular course. 
For all changes, we will charge a change fee of 25% of the course price. Changes are not possible less than 15 days before the course.  



Koffieweg 10 
8380 Zeebrugge 



Near SEABRIDGE, multiple possibilities are present:  

Crowne Plaza Brugge 

Het Bloemenhof Zeebrugge

Hof ter Doest Zeebrugge  

Huyshoeve Knokke-Heist 

IBIS Brugge Centrum 

IBIS Budget Brugge Centrum Station 


SEABRIDGE is located near the seaside. 
Do not forget to enjoy the beautiful and healthy environment!