EDUCATION

Q-Grading seminars

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,
first Belgian SCA certified cupping lab

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

 

UPCOMING COURSES  

Due to COVID-19, the Q Arabica Calibration and Q Grading Courses 
are postponed to following tentative dates in April and May 2021: 

30 April 2021 - Q Arabica Calibration Course - enroll now 

3-8 May 2021 - Q Arabica Training and Exam Course - enroll now 


PAST COURSES  

2019
14-19 January - Q Arabica Combo Training and Exam Course
17-22 June - Q Arabica Combo Training and Exam Course
14-19 October - Q Arabica Combo Training and Exam Course 

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

 

COURSE OUTLINE  

The Q Arabica Combo Training and Exam Course is a 6-day Arabica Q Grader seminar for coffee professionals and serious coffee students. Language is English. 

CQI’s Alfredo Rodriguez is the instructor. The seminar is 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, PAYMENT AND TERMS

Cost per student for the Q Arabica Combo Training and Exam Course is EUR 2,200, and for the Q Arabica Calibration Course EUR 475, based on CQI rates.
(Private persons and Belgian companies : +21% ; Foreign companies : no VAT)
Full amount is requested in advance. 

Cancellation of registration 

Your course registration may be cancelled only by means of a standard letter, a registered letter or email.
If your registration is cancelled more than 60 days before your course begins, you will not be charged for the course. 
If your registration is cancelled more than 30 days before your course begins, you will be charged 25% of the course fee.
If your registration is cancelled less than 30 days before your course begins, you will be charged the entire course fee.
A replacement participant can be chosen by the participant requesting the cancellation, until seven business days before the commencement of the seminar.
If this proposed participant meets the applicable program requirements, the registration change shall be implemented, upon payment of an administrative fee of
150 euros (excl. VAT). 

Cancellation, postponement or changing of a training course 

SEABRIDGE and the CQI reserve the right to cancel any seminar, move it to another date, change the terms and conditions of it if -despite all its efforts-
the circumstances (e.g. too few registrations, illness or accident of lecturers, etc.) compel it to do so.
On cancelling a seminar, SEABRIDGE shall refund to the client participant the full amount of the registration fee paid. 

 

LOCATION 

SEABRIDGE 
Koffieweg 10 
8380 Zeebrugge 

 

ACCOMODATION - HOTEL INFORMATION

Following hotels are recommended:  

IBIS Styles Zeebrugge 

Hotel Montanus Brugge

Crowne Plaza Hotel Brugge

Hotel Olympia Brugge

 

SEABRIDGE is located near the seaside. 

Do not forget to enjoy the beautiful and healthy environment!