Online Brewing Courses: Learn to Brew Like a Pro

The Hibernian Brewing School offers brewing courses , certified training programmes, and craft brewing courses, for beer enthusiasts & aspiring home brewers

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.

Free Course: Learn the basics of brewing

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Learn some brewing basics from Master Brewers with a century of experience

– 2 knowledge units & 1 quiz

– Takes approx. 2 learning hours

– Learn the fundementals of brewing

‘A short and nice course to introduce the student to the beer universe.’
Thaís Pugliessa

‘Great Course’
Igor Matic

‘Basic intro to brewing and different beer taste . Unit 6 felt too much like a Guinness Storehouse tour.”
Mark Bruns

Our Qualifications include

Our Online Brewing Courses

Brewing Basics

For Beer enthusiasts & aspiring Home Brewers

– Learn more about beer and how it is brewed.
– Includes 15 units and 1 on-line assessment.
– 15 learning hours to complete
– Fully online course
– Cost €80

“Really clear, direct and full of the information I needed!”

– Brian Chellar, Santa Barbara

Associate Brewer

For Small Batch Craft Brewers

– A solid foundation to help you brew great beers
– Over 60 knowledge units & 4 on-line assessments
– Approx 100 learning hours to complete
– Fully online course
– 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!”

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– Victor Hugo Cardoso, Feb 26, 2019

Master Brewer

Professional Brewing Qualification

– For Small Batch Craft Brewers
– Develop all the knowledge and skills to brew professionally
– Consists of research and practical elements
– Approx 100 hours to complete (as well as evidence of brewing capability)
– Recognised on the European and Irish Qualifications Framework
–  Blended learning
– Cost €740

“I’ve only just started this course, a week in and I’m very happy with my tutor Ger and his support. I’ve long way to go yet, but great so far! Thanks!
Beer brewing rating
– Glen Murphy, March 26, 2019

More than an online Brewing School

Brewing Courses Online food and drink qualifications, retail service


We are an accredited school for City & Guilds and FDQ and many of our programmes are on the European Qualifications Framework. The same degree of quality control rigour is applied to our own Hibernian Brewing School programmes.

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Qualified Staff

Our staff are master brewers, qualified instructors, and third level lecturers with over 100 years technical brewing experience between us. Most importantly we love beer.


We run 6 month traineeships and 18 month apprenticeships in Ireland.
These are government funded schemes for Brewers and Draught Beer Technicians.

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

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