2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jun 16, 2024  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

Brewing Technology Certificate

Progression Plan - 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: 17

Program Outcomes

  1. Explain the four-essential brewing raw materials; malt, hops, water, and yeast.
  2. Explain the basic technologies and manufacturing processes required to transform the four essential raw materials into forms suitable for brewing.
  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. Identify the composition and processing regimes required to produce various traditional styles of beer.
  5. Explain the unit processes leading from raw materials to packaged beer.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to design and brew a beer that meets generally accepted standards.
  7. Analyze the chemical and physical properties of beer for quality control.