Tutor Guided Learning

Achieve the highest levels of performance in your Diploma exam

The IBD has expanded its learning support programme - Tutor Guided Learning (TGL), to help candidates get ready and achieve the highest levels of performance in their exams.

The programme provides personalised learning to candidates with a more dynamic, agile and flexible solution.

Tutor Guided Learning runs each year from the 3rd week of January to the 3rd week of May. For 2021 this will be week commencing the 18th of January to the week commencing 17th May. Various day of the week / time slots are available for each Module, please check the course information pages for more information.

TGL is now available for the following qualifications:

Tutor Guided Learning Benefits

  • Learn at your own pace while ensuring the completion of the syllabus in good time for the exams
  • Personalise the learning by participating in live online sessions delivered by IBD accredited tutors and in small groups of maximum 20 candidates
  • Access to the dedicated TGL forums where you can clarify your learning questions with your always available tutor
  • Reinforce your learning with access to all the recorded tutoring sessions
  • Reduce travelling time and costs by learning from the comfort of your home
  • Expand your knowledge and network with international tutors and candidates

What Previous Candidates Are Saying?

"The TGL program was fantastic for helping to develop a deeper understanding of concepts through practical examples and facilitated discussions. I also found it important for improving my confidence in answering a variety of problems."
Marie Claire Jarratt
Beverages Technology Manager - Asahi Beverages
“I have studied three different courses with the IBD and Chris Powell was by far the most engaging and his explanations were very helpful in getting to the heart of the concept. Chris deserves a raise!" 😉
Jared Nelson Smith
Head Brewer - Gyppo Ale Mill
“This was my second time taking the exam. TGL enabled me to have a better understanding of the course material than the first time. The fact the sessions were recorded was very helpful”.
Seán Ó Suilleabháin
Assistant Brewer - Brasserie Baribale

What Do You Get?

  • Personalised learning to candidates with a more dynamic, agile and flexible solution.
  • Live online sessions delivered to small study groups by dedicated IBD tutors who are experts in their field, certified in online learning delivery and located around the globe.
  • IBD Tutors will get to know candidates and tailor their tutoring to the areas that will benefit them the most.
  • The programme, that runs for 18 weeks before the exams, has been designed for the candidates to practice past exam questions and get feedback and tips to be fully prepared for the final test.

Why Choose the IBD?

The IBD provides the most widely recognised professional beverage qualifications in the world. We’ve been around since 1886 and have built a reputation for trust in the industry due to the quality of our learning material, support for learners and rigour of our exams.

Since we began professional qualifications in the 1950s, we have qualified over 100,000 brewers and distillers across the globe.