Craft Beer and Brewing Essentials

Turn your passion into a career

Ready to get serious about craft beer? Whether you’re a home brewer or aspiring business owner, our craft beer courses can provide you with a solid foundation in the art, science and business of brewing.

  • Take conveniently scheduled evening and weekend courses
  • Experience a blend of in-class training and tours of local breweries
  • Explore all aspects of craft beer from production to sales
  • Learn from brewing industry professionals  

Notice

Thank you for your interest in our Craft Beer and Brewing Essentials program. As part of SFU’s ongoing Quality Assurance commitment, the program is now undergoing a review as part of SFU’s program renewal cycle. We are taking this opportunity to offer all courses within the program one last time as we explore the program’s future and ensure that it meets the evolving needs of our students. 

You are welcome to register for individual courses, but we can no longer accept new applications to the program. Completing these courses will not entitle you to receive the program certificate.  

Please note that these courses will not be available beyond the dates listed. View the final schedule.

Courses

Vancouver,
Surrey

Evenings, weekends

5-7 weeks/course

$875–$1,760/course

Take our craft beer courses one at a time to suit your work schedule.

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September 2019

3 Introduction to Brewing BREW110 BREW110-SU11971

October 2019

15 Craft Beer Business Fundamentals BREW130 BREW130-SU11971

January 2020

14 Quality Assessment of Beer BREW220 BREW220-SU12011

February 2020

26 Brewing Sciences Laboratory BREW410 BREW410-SU12011

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