How to become a microbrewer
You can get into this job through:
- an apprenticeship
- specialist training courses
- setting up your own business
You could start by doing a brewer higher apprenticeship with a brewing company.
There are no set entry requirements but it may help you to get in if you have:
- 4 or 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) and A levels, or equivalent, for a higher or degree apprenticeship
You could take professional qualifications. These are offered by the Institute of Brewing & Distilling, either online or at a training centre. You can also train with private companies who offer specialist courses in brewing.