SCAA Advanced Cupping Course & Q Grader Exam | This program is designed for quality control professionals who wish to train under a rigorous program and to regularly test their acuity, and for those who wish to participate as judges in SCAA sponsored, managed or collaborative cupping competitions. All students will receive a certificate of completion for going through this course. To become an SCAA/CQI Q Grader, students must pass a battery of tests covering green coffee aspect grading, sensory analysis, and cup evaluation based on SCAA Green Grading protocols. This program is managed and operated by SCAA's charitable trust, the Coffee Quality Institute (CQI). Please click here to find out more about becoming an SCAA/CQI Q Grader.