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Brewer

Making beer.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

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
Qualifications

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.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email apprentice.assessment@education.gov.uk if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

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