Classes & Training

Welcome to the Cypher Lab

Welcome to the Cypher lab, our fully equipped trainingfacility and R&D center for everything coffee!  At the lab, we analyze and evaluate allaspects of the coffee bean lifecycle; meticulously grading, testing andexperimenting with new varietals, roasting profiles and brewing methods.

At Cypher, we are deeply passionate about coffee and wouldlike to share our passion and knowledge with the world.  We offer a wide range of classes for everyonefrom coffee enthusiasts to budding entrepreneurs, covering all aspects of thesupply chain from bean to cup. 

If you are interested in roasting classes, barista training,grading and cupping classes, or private one-on-one coffee training sessions,please get in touch with us by clicking the link below.  We would love to hear from you and be a partof your growth story!

training & educational programs

Being a center of excellence and a prime player in the UAE coffee scene, its only natural for Cypher to expand its reach into coffee educational programs. As the pool of talent grows across the region, Coffee enthusiasts and coffee professionals can count on us to help them expand their knowledge base and get prepared for the real world.  At Cypher, we offer a wide range of training services by including:

SCA Certified Training

SCA training follows the curriculum of the Specialty Coffee Association and certified by the SCA. Every SCA training module (except Intro to Coffee) has 3 levels: Foundation, Intermediate and Professional. Training includes: Barista, Brewing, Sensory, Green coffee, Roasting, Sustainability,

and Introduction to coffee


CQI trainings are trainings that follow the curriculum of the Coffee Quality Institute and are certified by the CQI.  At Cypher we offer comprehensive training and support for all aspects of the CQI curriculum, and provide educational courses covering all certifications including:  Q Arabica Grader, Q Robusta Grader, and Processing


Cypher school of coffee are custom made trainings tailored for trainees to fit their requirements. Training can cover any topic of interest from bean to cup, and is open to everyone from newbies to passionate coffee lovers.  Our training includes: home barista and brewing courses, personalized lessons, and roasting, tasting and competition training