Do you have a passion for making beer? Do you want to become a professional brewer or improve your skills as a brewer and knowledge of beer?
This page provides a list of recognized brewing programs that will start you on your way to fulfilling your dream. From technical to recreational find a course that fits your goals and begin your journey into the brewing world.
American Brewers Guild
Central Washington University: Craft Beer Trade Certificate
International Center for Brewing and Distilling
Edinburgh EH14 4AS, Scotland, U.K.
Phone: 44(0) 131.451.3184
Fax: 44(0) 131.449.7459
Institute of Brewing & Distilling, The*
* BA Members receive a discount rate on world class courses! The examination syllabus: Brewing & Packaging Processes overview, Fundamental Principles of Beer Packaging, Beer Quality & Contamination, Plant Cleaning & Maintenance, Water, Effluent & Utilities.
Successful candidates receive: IBD Certificate and UK City & Guild Certificate.
Cost: Examination (June & November at centers to suit candidates): $295
Learning material/syllabus: $30
Master Brewer's Association of the Americas
Niagara College: Brewmaster & Brewery Operations
135 Taylor Road, S.S. #4
Phone: 905-641-2252 ext. 4403
Niagara College: Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management is a two-year diploma program. Canada's first and only brewmaster program. For more info, please visit: http://www.niagaracollege.ca/content/Programs/WineryViticultureStudiesCFWI/BrewmasterandBreweryOperationsManagement.aspx or email Kevin Somerville, Coordinator of the Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management program at Niagara College.Oregon State University: Continuing Education for Brewing Professionals - Brewing Science courses
The Scandinavian School of Brewing
Siebel Institute of Technology & World Brewing Academy
University of California – Davis
UC Davis: Department of Food Science and Technology
Phone: +49 (30) 45.080.0
Fax: +49 (30) 453.60.69