Coffee Quality Institute’s mission, to improve the quality of coffee and the lives of people who produce it, is achieved through our education programs. That education may be certification level or participatory, but it always supports producers and the potential for improved income and better standards of living.


All Coursework at CQI follows a numbering system to enable students to choose and complete the progression best to meet their goals.

100: Novice
200: Practitioner
300: Experienced
400: Advanced

All upcoming courses can be found on our database here. (Use the search bar to search course types and course locations)

The Q Venue Program creates a global, verified network of quality facilities for cupping, sensory and processing education designed to meet the specific instructional needs of all CQI courses.

Questions about courses? Email