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Making beer.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)

Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • handling and storage of ingredients
  • ingredient characteristics and their contribution to beer style
  • principles of brewing, including fermentation, yeast management and quality control
  • beer production compliance
  • heritage of beer production and current market trends

Apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C) before taking their end-point assessment.

Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to apply for associate grade membership of the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) when they complete their apprenticeship.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
FDQ Ltd 0113 3970321
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.