Sharpen your smelling skills and get personal instruction from fragrance industry experts
Kathryn Balcerski and Tami Katz of Serendipitee NYC — the official U.S. licensee of Cinquième Sens.
Sharpen your smelling language and skills and get personal instruction from fragrance industry experts Kathryn Balcerski and Tami Katz of Serendipitee NYC — the official U.S. licensee of Cinquième Sens.
Which course is right for you?
This page provides a high level overview of our three virtual courses, which are all taught online via zoom. For custom education, private sessions, or in-person training please contact us.
Course 01: Intro to the World of Perfume is designed for anyone who touches the world of perfume — whether you're in fine fragrance, beauty & personal care, candles, home care, or simply love perfume!
This course is comprised of five different modules, and includes over eight hours of live instruction from Kathryn and Tami. It will provide you with the language, technical skills, and 'industry insider' knowledge you need to take the next step in your fragrance journey.
Course 02: Advanced Olfaction Program is designed for perfume professionals and enthusiasts who have completed Course 01 and are ready to further advance their olfactive knowledge, memory, language, and understanding of how the materials all work together.
Through 18 hours of live, personalized instruction from Kathryn and Tami, you'll receive an intensive deep dive through the 17 fragrance facets that make up a perfume: from raw materials to iconic fine fragrances. This is an advanced smelling course, and students will engage in many practical smelling exercises
Course 03: Evolution of Modern Perfume is designed to help complete and perfect your perfume knowledge by providing an overall perspective on how and why the modern perfume industry evolved.
Through four hours of live instruction, you will smell, describe and hear the fascinating stories of the key perfumes from the 19th -21st centuries. This is a smelling based course; you will receive an Olfactorium with 24 fine fragrances to use as your mini 'perfumer's palette' during the course.