(+80 hours IBD)
November 11 2022
*Payment to be requested via invoice after registration, prior to course commencement.
Places for this pilot course have now been filled for 2022. If you are interested in future intakes for this course, please contact us via the Enquire button below to register your interest. We will contact you when future dates for this course are available.
About this course
Are you a Tasmanian brewer that has never studied brewing science before? Our Science of Brewing Operations short course is the ideal way to improve your craft and take your skills to the next level.
We’ve partnered with FermenTasmania and the Institute of Brewing and Distilling (IBD) to pilot this tailored short course, designed for individuals to further develop their skills, knowledge, and connections in the Tasmanian brewing sector.
This offering includes access to our 60-hour short course, as well as full access to IBD’s 80-hour General Certificate of Brewing Course, with the opportunity to attain certification upon completion of the IBD exam (inclusive of price).
This is your opportunity to unpack the brewing process and underlying brewery operations, and upskill in industry relevant topics, including: health and safety, hygiene, engineering, and environmental management. This course will also provide you with an engaging introduction to the science behind craft brewing, to help ensure you achieve quality and consistency in your product.
- Full access to Science of Brewing Operations Short Course, University of Tasmania
- Full access to General Certificate of Brewing Course, Institute of Brewing and Distilling
- 'Set for Success' program, Institute of Brewing and Distilling
- 12 months membership with the Institute of Brewing and Distilling.
Who should do this course?
If you would like to know more about the science, technology, best practice of brewing, and other areas vital to successful brewing operations, then this is the right course for you.
This course is designed for those currently working in the Tasmanian brewing industry. If you would like to know more about the science, technology best practice of brewing, and other areas vital to successful brewing operations, then this is the right course for you. You will have the opportunity to learn with peers and secure a globally and industry recognised learning with IBD.
November - 9 December 2022 (5 weeks)
Note: Weekly virtual workshops likely to be held Mondays 3:00 to 5:00 pm but will be confirmed with participants..
|Break||12 December 2022 – 15 January 2023|
16-January – 3 March 2023 (7 weeks)
|Exam Date||7 March 2023|
Over this period, you will complete:
- Three self-paced, fully online science-based modules (30 hours in total)
- The IBD online content (approximately 80 hours)
- Online weekly workshops (each workshop will be a maximum of two hours)
- A two-day face-to-face industry workshop in Hobart (February 2023)
What you will learn
In addition to the IBD General Certificate of Brewing content (and certification), you will be able to:
- Explain the beer making and associated processes within commercial breweries and the underpinning science
- Describe operational decision making in terms of production quality, reliability, safety and environmental management throughout the brewing line
- Apply key brewing concepts and techniques in a simulated work environment
- Reflect on brewing practices and processes and their impact on your personal and professional development