Brewing courses, and craft brewing courses

For beer enthusiasts, home brewers and professionals

The Hibernian Brewing School was founded in 2015, By Ger Galvin a highly skilled brewer, with many years experience starting out in the Guinness Brewery, at St James Gate in Dublin. He now provides technical support for a range of breweries, distilleries and brewpubs. We are the first brewing school to offer Digital Credential qualifications with support from Taste4Success Skillnet – for more on this, go to our ABOUT / FAQ section.

Choose a Brewing Course to suit you

Beer Aficianado

Our Beer & Brewing 101:
Learn about flavour and brewing.

– Fully online course
– Includes 15 units
– 1 on-line assessment
– 15 learning hours to complete
– Cost €80

“Really clear, direct and full of the information I needed!”
– Brian Chellar, Santa Barbara

Developing Brewer

The essential knowledge 
for artisan & home brewing. 

– Fully online course
– 52 knowledge units
– Online assessments
– Approx 100 learning hours
– Cost €280

I’ve done a number of brewing courses in my life, and this is one of the best ever. I learned a lot, can’t wait to put my new knowledge in practice! Really really good!”
– Victor Hugo Cardoso

Professional Brewer

Develop in-depth brewing knowledge and capability.

– Follow-on from the Developing Brewer course
– Face-to-face online support
– Practical brewing skills
– Technical discussions
– Brewing demonstrations
– Cost €480

I’ve only just started this course, a week in and I’m very happy with my tutor and his support. I’ve long way to go yet, but great so far! Thanks!
– Glen Murphy

Master Brewer

Gain broad practical experience and problem solving capabilities.

–  Develop a brewing business plan
– Design an artisan brewery
–  European Qualifications  Framework Approved
– Course Launch Mid 2021

Recognised & Used by Professionals

online brewing courses

We train and certify brewers in many top brewing companies & microbreweries.


We are an accredited school for City & Guilds and FDQand many of our programmes are on the European Qualifications Framework.

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