Brewery Operations

The certificate program is designed in seven one-day classes. The executive training will be held from 8:00am-5:00pm on class days. The total certificate is 56 hours of class training. Anyone over the age of 21 years of age may participate.

Class 1: World Beer Styles and Sensory Analysis

This course serves as an introduction to all major beer styles and provides a history of world beer and brewing. Course learning will include:

Class 2: US Beer & Craft Beer Styles, Trends and History

This course serves as an introduction to United States beer styles and provides a history of the US craft beer market. Course learning will include:

Class 3: Beer Ingredients and Their Impact on Brewing

This course provides an in-depth understanding of brewing ingredients and their impact on the brewing process.  Additionally, brewing water chemistry and adjustments will be discussed. Course learning will include:

Class 4: Brewhouse Equipment and Operations

This course will provide a comprehensive understanding of various types of brewhouse equipment and operational procedures. The instructor will also address critical safety and sanitation issues to operate a brewhouse. Course learning will include:

Safety equipment is required for brewery visit (steel toe shoes, eye and ear protection). The second half of the day will be held at Sun King Brewery observe brewing processes first hand and demonstrate equipment.

Class 5: Fermentation and Cellaring Operations

This course will explore of the various types of fermentation and cellaring equipment. Focus will continue on safety, maintenance and sanitation issues with equipment. Course learning will include:

Safety equipment is required for brewery visit (steel toe shoes, eye and ear protection). The second half of the day will be held at Sun King Brewery observe brewing processes first hand and demonstrate equipment.

Class 6: Packaging and Quality Control

This course addresses the various types of packaging equipment and procedures. Quality control measure and cleaning, sanitation, and safety considerations are discussed.  Course learning will include:

Safety equipment is required for brewery visit (steel toe shoes, eye and ear protection). The second half of the day will be held at Sun King Brewery observe brewing processes first hand and demonstrate equipment.

Class 7: Brewery, Tap House & Bar Operations and Legal Issues

This course focuses on the laws and regulations of the brewing, tap house and bar industry.

 

Courses

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Spring 2019 Dates:

Class 1 - Wed, Jan 16
Class 2 - Wed, Jan 30
Class 3 - Wed, Feb 13
Class 4 - Wed, Feb 27
Class 5 - Wed, Mar 13
Class 6 - Wed, Mar 20
Class 7 - Wed, Apr 10