IBD

Foundation of Brewing & Packaging

Gain a solid grounding in the science and technology of brewing

Foundation of Brewing & Packaging

Level:

Beginner

Hours of Study:

60-80

Availability:

Book now for November 2019 exam

Included:

Exam and self-directed learning materials

Optional Support:

Revision Course

Price:

from £305

Pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Course Component Options:

Please choose Chilled & Filtered Beer OR Cask Beer.
The training course is optional and can be purchased alongside your examination or on its own at a later date.

If no exam centres are suitable, please contact us at customer.support@ibd.org.uk

Course Components
Study at your own pace with our Online Learning resource containing bite sized modules and over 200 practice exam questions

What will I learn?

This qualification will give the non-technical learner a solid understanding of the whole production process. From the basics of beer’s raw ingredients and how these are combined to produce wort, to fermentation and maturation through to packaging of the final product.

Download the full syllabus to find out exactly what you will learn and how the examination works. 

What will I achieve?

IBD qualifications are the most widely recognised brewing qualifications in the world.

The Foundation in Brewing and Packaging gives you an essential overview and understanding of the whole production process in non-technical terms. For those working within the industry in supply and support roles, this vital understanding of the needs of your clients will let you provide the best possible customer service.

Further Support:

Revision Course Available

This course is presented as a series of lectures, held in the first quarter of each year, and for 4 days. During the course you will have lectures from specialist IBD accredited trainers, work in groups and work over previous exam questions. Great opportunity to network with counterparts from all over the UK and the rest of the world.

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Introductory Membership Offer

Join the IBD family with a specially reduced rate while you study. This allows you to attend events designed to support your learning and encourage networking. You also gain access to our journal and our monthly members magazine which contain additional resources for exam candidates.

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What can I go on to study?

The Foundation of Brewing and Packaging of Beer is a standalone course designed for those in non-technical roles who need to understand more about beer production. It also provides a solid base on which to build your knowledge of alcoholic beverage production. You may wish to learn more about the production of spirits with our Foundations of Distilling course or about tasting and appreciation in our Beer and Cider Academy.

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