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"Until I did this course, I had no idea how much I didn't know about tea."

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TEA CHAMPION COURSE

 

Online
Courses

Tea Foundation

Tea Foundation
ONLINE SELF-STUDY

The theory of Tea Champion as self-study, work through in your own time. Intro price: £175 whole course.

Tea Foundation Live Webinars

LIVE WEBINARS
TEA CHAMPION THEORY

Taught live, in a series of 8 modules. Intro price: £36 per module. Available in several languages.

Courses in Other Languages

COURSES IN OTHER LANGUAGES

Now available in Italian, Spanish and German.

 

History & Etiquette of Afternoon Tea

History & Etiquette of Afternoon Tea

A Masterclass of four modules available as either live webinars or a self-study course.

Tea, Science and Health

Tea, Science and Health

An online self study Masterclass. Includes a one-hour Q&A session with Dr Tim Bond and a digital certificate.

MAKING TEA FROM HOMEGROWN TEA PLANTS

MAKING TEA FROM HOMEGROWN TEA PLANTS

A short video course with Beverly Wainwright of The Scottish Tea Factory.

 

The Art of Tea Brewing

The Art of Tea Brewing

Instructional video demonstrating how to get the best from the leaf with Carri Hecks, UKTA Head Brewer.

Live Webinars - Traditional Chinese Tea Brewing

Live Webinars - Traditional Chinese Tea Brewing

Three live webinars available. Presented by Chinese tea expert Juyan Webster.

Live Webinar - INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN TEAS

Live Webinar - INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN TEAS

Presented by Joyce Maina, Master blender and Tea Expert.


 

Academy
Extras

We now offer a programme of virtual events to replace our popular classroom evenings, since we are currently unable to hold events in person.

FESTIVE SPIRIT EXTRA SPECIAL

An end-of-year get-together for everyone, via zoom, to celebrate everything tea! Only £6 pp.

VIRTUAL TEA PARTY WITH JANE PETTIGREW

A monthly online tea party - anyone can attend. £18 per person.

LIVE WEBINAR - THE STORY OF THE TEA DANCE

A 90 minute webinar with Jane Pettigrew. Anyone can attend. £18 per person.

 

Classroom
Courses

Unfortunately we are as yet unable to re-open our classroom due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation. But we have many online learning options, which you can browse above.

Tea Champion

Tea Champion

Level 1
Available Online
£570

Tea Sommelier

Tea Sommelier

Level 2
Taught at UKTA London headquarters.

£1170

Tea Master

Tea Master

Level 3
Some modules available online

£450/£600 per module


Join us as an International Licensed Trainer

The UKTA welcomes tea professionals from all the world to join our growing team of UKTA International Licensed Trainers. As an ILT, you would be entitled to offer UKTA certification courses from your own premises. We would provide all the branded course content and support you with a targeted marketing strategy. Read more...

UPDATE REGARDING COVID-19

Our classroom is currently closed and our courses are postponed.

PERFECT WATER FOR TEA: A WHITE PAPER BY THE UKTA

Following research of many different teas and many different waters, our white paper finally provides the ideal water specification needed to make the best brew.

Taking a Tea Break Can Boost Your Mental Wellbeing

New independent research by BRITA Professional has revealed the potential wellbeing benefits a tea ‘break’ can bring, now especially relevant with so many of us working from home.
Jane Pettigrew

Jane Pettigrew

Jane is co-founder and Director of Studies for The UK Tea Academy. She is one of the best-known and most highly respected professionals in the tea world and has won multiple awards, including a British Empire Medal in 2016. Read More

Our Tutors

The courses have been written by Jane and are delivered by her and an experienced team of top tea professionals. More Details

UK Tea Academy

Established in 2015, The UK Tea Academy today is recognised as the UK's leading provider of tea training; bringing high-quality tea education to food & beverage professionals and tea lovers worldwide. All UKTA courses have been developed and are led by Jane Pettigrew, a globally recognised tea expert who has established a reputation of being the world's leading tea educator. More Details

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