WORLD TEA ACADEMY OFFERS
2 LEVELS OF TEA CERTIFICATIONS
1 CORE Level
5 ADVANCED Levels
Watch the video to learn more about the World Tea Academy Experience from our Director, Lisa Boalt Richardson
World Tea Academy offers a CORE level tea certification and five Advanced level tea certifications to partner with you to succeed in your tea career. Our Core Tea Certification focuses on creating a deep understanding of tea and building the foundational tea skills required for success as a tea professional in the industry. This tea certification will result in a tea certification as a Certified Tea Specialist™. Students can continue their tea education and achieve one or more advanced level tea certifications. Students will need to complete all seven tea classes in their desired tea certification track to earn their desired tea certification.
“Certifications Give my Business Respectability… a Higher Degree of Visibility Than My Competitors.”
“Although I have been in business for more than 20 years, your classes changed my perspective towards tea a lot. I am already doing a lot of changes in everyday business." Kostas P
WTA Certified Tea Specialist™ - Structured to build basic core level tea knowledge, which is a must-have for tea business owners, managers, staff, or anyone who sells tea in their business. (Required for any Advanced Certifications)
In our Advanced Curriculum, all Advanced tea certifications will require students to complete seven tea classes in their desired designation to earn their tea certification. Students will need to complete their WTA Certified Tea Specialist certification to earn any Advanced Tea Certifications. you can achieve one or more of the following higher-level designations:
WTA Certified Tea Professional™ - Devised for tea business owners and individuals who want to advance their knowledge of the tea trade.
WTA Certified Tea Sommelier™ - Created for tearoom owners, foodservice professional, or anyone who serves tea or wants to pair tea and food in their business.
WTA Certified Tea Health Expert™ - Designed for spas, nutritionist, dietitians, holistic healing, and wellness professionals that want to have a better awareness of tea’s health properties.
WTA Certified Tea Blender™- Curated to provide the technical tea skills and understanding of the art and science of creating tea blends and customized tea products.
WTA Certified Tea Aroma Expert™ - Crafted for the tea professional looking to become a better tea taster, tea purchaser, and tea blender by enhancing their organoleptic and sensory skills.