Level 4

| 18 months + EPA

Brewer Apprenticeship

Cultivate diverse skills needed for brewing production


Grow and develop the next generation of talent in your brewery with this comprehensive programme which improves employees’ skills and increases efficiency and productivity.

This course takes a minimum of 18 months to complete.

What is Brewer Apprenticeship?

From design of beer recipes to brewery promotion, apprentices on this unique brewer apprenticeship will gain in-work experience and cover a broad spectrum of activities, from understanding ingredient provenance and the importance of stock control to safe operation of brewing equipment.

The innovative curriculum explores new techniques in brewing and efficiency models which, when brought back into the brewery, impact on improved business performance and secure future growth in your business.


Employers will set their own entry requirements in order to start this apprenticeship, but typically requires five GCSEs at Grade C or higher.


18 months + EPA


Progression from this apprenticeship is expected to be into a Senior Brewer role.

Cost / Funding

Levy Payers - £9,000

Non-Levy Payers - £540


Level 4

Functional skills

To complete the apprenticeship the apprentice must pass level 2 English and maths (or have the appropriate exemption certificate) before undertaking their end point assessment.

End assessment

The End Point Assessment (EPA) for the Brewer Apprenticeship includes:

  • Multiple choice test
  • Practical brewing assessment
  • Professional discussion.

Professional support

HIT Training assigns a designated Vocational Trainer to each apprentice. Alongside the apprentice they will agree on a personal learning and development plan, setting a timetable of learning activities in preparation for the End Point Assessment (EPA).

The HIT Vocational Trainer will meet with the apprentice regularly either online or face to face to complete and review assessments, provide further coaching where required and agree the next steps of learning.

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People we work with

We take great pride in partnering with leading hospitality and retail brands, as well as independent businesses across the UK to support their employees' career pathways.

Brewer Apprenticeship



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