First Level Tea Art Specialist


First Level Tea Art Specialist

from 1,800.00

2 Student Minimum - This course provides an understanding of the sophisticated art of Chinese tea, and builds the foundation to becoming a genuine Tea Master.  This offers a comprehensive understanding of the flavor characteristics, cultivation issues, and processing methods of all tea categories. Students will also learn the function and aesthetics of Chinese tea rituals, and gain an appreciation for the history and culture of tea arts.

In addition to academic knowledge, each course provides hands-on training and tea tasting. Together, the courses help students appreciate Chinese tea as a fine art, and promote the understanding about tea quality.

The 7 subject areas for Mastering Chinese Tea Art Fundamentals:

1.     Tea Classification & Processing I (Green, White, Yellow, and Black Tea)

2.     Tea Classification & Processing II (Oolong Tea, Dark Tea)

3.     The Six Different Kinds of Tea – why you choose the different teas

4.     Etiquette

5.     Understanding Tea Sets

6.     How to select the best teas

7.     Introducing Chinese Tea Culture

Tea enthusiasts are welcome to enroll in all Level I courses, and may also select individual courses to suit specific needs and interests.

Certification First Level Tea Art Exam:

The Certified First Level Tea Art exam is designed to qualify individuals with the knowledge, skills necessary to becoming a “Certified First Level Tea Art Specialist”. Written exam

  •   Blind Tasting exam
  •   Performance exam – requires the candidate to accurately perform traditional Chinese tea rituals

A score of at least 70% in all sections is required. Upon the successful completion of the exam, candidates will earn the Certified First Level Tea Art Specialist certificate.
Each certification course is one-week intensive on-site english or bi-lingual training.

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