Course Description

Online Component of the Assistant Brewer Training Program (BRW200):

  • Introduction to the craft beer industry and its components
  • Brewing ingredients and their effects on flavors
  • Safety and chemical use in the brewery
  • Overview of the brewing process from grain to glass
  • Brewery equipment and parts
  • Instruction and video resources of common brewery procedures
  • Provide a solid foundation for a successful internship in the Assistant Brewer Internship Program.

Internship Component of the Assistant Brewer Training Program (BRW200):

  • Introduces participants to the brewing environment through hands-on participation
  • Brewery safety, chemical handling, cleaning, and maintenance
  • Keg cleaning and operation of commercial keg washer
  • Packaging beer into kegs and bottles
  • Milling grain and preparation of brewing ingredients
  • Assisting brewers with wort production
  • Fermentation and quality control procedures
  • Cleaning and sanitization of fermentation and brite tanks
  • Transferring and handling of finished beer
  • Draft line cleaning and maintenance

Future Offering
Spring 2024


Online Asynchronous & In-Person at IBW

Asynchronous session is a self-study session, you do not have to log in during these sessions. The instructor will provide more details of the expectation for the Activity/asynchronous session.


Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Assistant Brewer Training
Online, self paced
Jan 21, 2024 to Feb 04, 2024
T, Th
9:30AM to 3:30PM
Feb 06, 2024 to Mar 21, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Cal Poly Pomona Campus
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $2,400.00
Drop Request Deadline
Sep 22, 2023 to Mar 19, 2024
Enrollment Deadline
Jan 19, 2024
  • Eric Bassett
Section Notes
A full refund will only be issued prior to the 1st session Click here to review our refund policies. Contact us at (909) 869 - 2288 or cpgereg@cpp.edu if you have questions about making any changes to your enrollments.
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