Love brewing beer and want to make it your career?

We have developed an exciting new suite of brewing qualifications which will be introduced from 2019. With a new purpose-built brewing facility at our campus in Cromwell, Central Otago, these programmes are truly unique.

Our brewing qualifications have been designed to meet industry needs as well as offering a learning experience that fits with your lifestyle.

  • Level 4 has been designed for those with a passion for brewing who want to get into the industry, or who simply want to build on their knowledge and skills. 
  • Level 5 and 6 will suit those in industry and involve hands-on sessions in the brewery coupled with online learning. 

Fill out our form to stay up-to-date with the full development of these programmes and our new brewing facility.

More info coming soon about Level 5 and 6! 

These programmes will be delivered via Capable NZ – our Centre for Assessment of Prior Learning. 

Find a high level summary of these programmes here > 

To make an enquiry

Email raewyn.paviour@op.ac.nz (Raewyn Paviour, Capable NZ Facilitator)

Phone 021735856 (or Capable NZ 0800 765 9276)

 

New Zealand Certificate in Brewing (Level 4)

  • Central Otago or based in industry
  • 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
  • Level 4
  • Starts February 2019
  • Apply now

Whether you are new to the industry or a long-time home brewer, graduates of this hands-on programme will have the skills and knowledge required to work as a brewer in a commercial brewing operation under broad supervision. Work experience is a core part of this programme and will not only add to your practical learning but will help you make important connections in industry.

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