About this course
Are you passionate about cider making? Want to learn the science behind making your own signature apple beverage? Or maybe it's your dream to start your very own craft cider business?.
Our Cider Start Up course is Australia’s first cider-making short course combining science and business expertise. Developed in partnership with industry, including FermenTasmania, this course aims to tap into the growing popularity of cider making and help both hobbyists and those already working in the industry refine their product.
This is your opportunity to learn the fascinating science behind cider-making, including production methods, flavours and ingredients, the fermentation process as well as bottling and cleaning methods. In the last module of this course you will also learn how to take your product to market and how to start your own cider business with our step-by-step business basics guide.
Who should do this course?
The course is designed for anyone who wishes to understand more about the science of cider. This course is particularly useful for commercial and recreational cider makers.
This course is fully online and self-paced, allowing you to study when it’s convenient for you. As a general guide, we recommend allocating 2-3 hours of study time per module. The learning will consist of online materials, reading resources and short videos to help guide your knowledge. There are no formal assessments and upon course completion, participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance. You will retain access to the course materials for 6 months, from the date you register.