Yavapai College Brewing Technology Program

Brewing Technology Certificate

The Brewing Technology Certificate provides students with the knowledge and skills to enter into the brewing industry in entry-level positions. These courses include brewing equipment and maintenance, beer production, styles, and food safety principles.

Credit Hours Required: 16

Brewing Technology Certificate Suggested Course Sequence

Program Requirements


Program Outcomes

  1. Explain the four-essential brewing raw materials; malt, hops, water, and yeast. (BRW100, BRW 130)
  2. Explain the basic technologies and manufacturing processes required to transform the four essential raw materials into forms suitable for brewing. (BRW100, BRW 110, BRW 130, BRW 140, BRW 192, BRW 195, CUL 100)
  3. Demonstrate an ability to measure, report, and interpret the basic process analytics required in a brewing context (e.g., brewhouse performance, bitterness, recovery, etc.)
  4. (BRW100, BRW 110, BRW 130, BRW 140, BRW 192, BRW 195)
  5. Identify the composition and processing regimes required to produce various traditional styles of beers. (BRW100, BRW 130, BRW 140, BRW 195)
  6. Explain the unit processes leading from raw materials to packaged beer. (BRW 110, BRW 130, BRW 140, BRW 192, BRW 195, CUL 100)
  7. Demonstrate the ability to design and brew a beer that meets generally accepted standards. (BRW 110, BRW 130, BRW 140, BRW 195, CUL 100)

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