Olds College

Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management

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Program Information

School:Olds College
Faculty:School of Trades & Skills
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Food Technology and Processing
Description:Brew your way to graduation in the Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management diploma program! Learn the art, science and business of the vibrant and continually evolving brewing industry at the 2,300 square foot brewing facility at Olds College. This two-year program provides you with hands-on training that includes developing recipes, sourcing ingredients and conducting trial brews.


In alignment with the Canadian Food and Wine Institute (CFWI), you will receive a solid grounding in technical, analytical, business, marketing and entrepreneurial skills needed in the brewing industry. During the program, you will have the opportunity to brew your own beer and potentially bring it to market within the Olds College Brewery Store.
URL:Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management at Olds College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $10,040
International: $35,104

This tuition estimate is for the entirety of the program.
Careers:Manufacturing Managers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus  or  Grade12 Applied Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Biology  or  Grade11 Chemistry  or  Grade11 Science 

Requirements: Must be 18 years of age or older, on or before, September 1 of the Program Intake Year; have 50% or better in English Language Arts 30-1 or 30-2, 50% or better in Math 30-1 or 30-2, 50% or better in Biology 20, OR Chemistry 20, OR Science 20

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Applicants are required to submit a letter of intent, a resume, respond to three questions, and must meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement. Please visit the website for more information on requirements.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on March 14, 2022

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