Course Overview

Mastering Beer Brewing - Short Course

Course code: LE022

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Develop your skills in beer brewing, from home with this online training course!

This course will enable you to:

  • Develop your skills in instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations
  • Improve your learning through online quizzes and educational games
  • Learn at your own pace around your other commitments

Study at your own time and pace. You will have a full 12 months to complete the course.

Enrol today with a flexible study option to suit you and your busy lifestyle with deadlines and timetabling a thing of the past!

Discounts on selected courses - Until 27th August
Course Content
Unit 1: Introduction to extract brewing: Blonde Ale with dry yeast
  • Sanitation
  • Equipment
  • Ingredients
  • Brewing demonstration
  • Explanation of the entire process (extract, malt, hops, water, chemistry, styles)
  • Discussion of the overlying process of wort production, malt extract, hops and the varieties, water, SRM, IBU, BJCP guidelines
  • The overall history of beer and impact on the world
Unit 2: Partial mash Brewing: IPA with liquid yeast
  • Grain conversion
  • Yeast types
  • Hop varieties
  • History of IPA’s, hops used traditionally and currently to date
  • Discussion on malt, malting and kilning process and varieties
  • Grain conversion
  • Yeast propagation
  • Hop utilization
Unit 3: All-grain brewing: Imperial Stout with combo liquid and dry yeast
  • Setting up equipment
  • Mashing/sparge/vorlauft
  • History
  • Recipe formulation
  • Basic water chemistry
  • Packaging options, ageing, barrels, corni kegs
  • Lagering options, temperature control
Unit 4: Equipment and Packaging 
  • Equipment
  • Legality
  • Packaging
  • Demonstration of bottling and kegging
Other Information
Course Duration

With this flexible home learning course you can fast-forward, rewind or repeat all the online classes so you can go at your own pace with no strict deadlines. You will have a full 12 months to complete the course.

Study Method

This blended learning solution offers a highly interactive and engaging learning environment with video demonstrations, multimedia presentations and educational games to assist with your study. Fun quizzes and exam simulations after each module reinforce your confidence and aid progression to the next stage. This course also includes the use of social networking forums so you chat and gain friendly advice and support from other students. 

Course Outcome

Upon completion of your training course, you will receive a certificate of completion in Beer Brewing.


Your Questions Answered

What skills do I need to enrol onto this course?

No previous knowledge is required to enrol onto this course. However we recommend you have a basic knowledge of IT. 

Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the course.

What if I still have questions?

That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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  • Be over 18 years old
  • Be employed for at least 16 hours a week or retired and in receipt of a private or company pension. Certain state benefit schemes may also be considered.
  • Be a permanent UK resident with a 3 year address history
  • Have a good credit history with no late payments, debt relief orders or bankruptcies
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Please note that meeting the above criteria does not guarantee finance acceptance.

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