Professional Distilling Qualifications

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Distilling Qualifications

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

Foundations of Distilling

For people starting their careers in production or non-technical staff (marketing, HR, supply chain, etc.) looking to gain technical knowledge.

General Certificate in Distilling

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

Diploma in Distilling

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

Master Distiller

The highest level of IBD qualification, requiring the diploma or an equivalent qualification (e.g. a BSc or MSc in Distilling Science).