Fundamentals of Distilling
This qualifications is suitable for all non-technical personnel employed in the distilling industry who would benefit from background knowledge in spirit production and for those who have just commenced their technical or production careers.
General Certificate in Distilling
The General Certificate in Distilling gives international recognition of the basic, under-pinning scientific knowledge and understanding in the principles of distilling operations.
Diploma in Distilling
The Diploma in Distilling examination is a measure of the candidate's theoretical knowledge of distilling science and technology. The objective of the Diploma in Distilling is to give international recognition of comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the principles of distilling science and technology.
The Master Distiller is the highest level of distilling qualification offered by the IBD. It is a measure of the level of a candidate's competence in the technical management of the distilling processes. Although they are competence-based assessments, it is essential that the candidate has a background which includes a detailed technical knowledge of the scientific theory and principles that underpins the process.