To enter into this program all you require is an interest in learning more about tea. TEA 101: Introduction to Tea is the first course that all students must complete in order to take any of the remaining courses.
Earning this certification will prepare you to work in an ever-increasing range of settings from marketing and retail to service industries including bed and breakfasts, tea rooms, embassies, hotels, restaurants and retail tea shops.
To enroll online please visit academyoftea.org and follow the registration instructions. To enroll for the courses offered at one of our partner colleges, please visit their website (more information can be found here).
To use and maintain the Tea Sommelier designation, the Code of Conduct must be signed and membership to the Tea & Herbal Association of Canada must be paid every year. The first year of Tea Sommelier membership is granted on a complimentary status upon completing the Final Certification Exam.