Professional Brewing Qualifications

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Brewing Qualifications

Designed to support you on your journey through your brewing career. From the very beginning to running a single independent or multiple corporate breweries, there is a qualification and training course that is right for you.

Foundation in Brewing

Foundation in Brewing is for future brewing professionals with little or no prior brewing knowledge or early stages in the industry.  It is an excellent introduction to how beer is made and packaged. 


Foundation in Brewing will also benefit those supplying raw materials or technical services to the brewing industry.

General Certificate in Brewing

This covers the basic knowledge required for a senior operator or team leader in a larger brewery or for general brewers from the growing independent sector.

Diploma in Brewing

Attaining the IBD Diploma gives an internationally recognised and comprehensive understanding of brewing science and its application.

Master Brewer

The highest level of IBD qualification, requiring you to have the diploma or an equivalent qualification.