The Technical Brewer Certification program is an advanced educational program in Brewing Technology and Brewing Operations Management.
It is tailored to the needs of Production Leadership in the Brewing Industry. This certificate provides the necessary theoretical and operational foundation to be successful and efficient in brewery management.
The certificate consists of two courses; Applied Brewing Science and Advanced Brewing Practices.
Applied Brewing Science - $3,600
This advanced brewing course will provide the students with a deeper understanding of the technical, technological and quality aspects of the brewing process. It will cover the entire brewing process from raw materials and brew house technology to fermentation-technology as well as the filtration and packaging process. Students will also gain a deeper understanding of Quality Management systems, as well as cleaning and sanitation practices with the ability to apply these skills within brewing operations.
Advanced Brewing Practices - $2,400
This course will teach detailed knowledge and the skills necessary to effectively lead and manage the daily operations of a production brewery, emphasizing the practical operational side of brewing management and leadership tasks. It will cover advanced scheduling techniques, proper reconciliation and efficiency calculation throughout the production areas, understanding and monitoring of key process indicators as well as process optimizations and Project Management.
21 years or older
Completion of the Journeyman Brewer Certificate (or equivalent) or pass an assessment test
1 year of practical brewing experience
*Classes are self paced. Assignments and Final Exam can be completed prior to last day of class
$6,000 (Includes Applied Brewing Science and Advanced Brewing Practices Courses)
Tuition grant available to those who qualify. Visit www.fafsa.ed.gov