North Island College on Vancouver Island Launching Craft Brewing and Malting Program

COMOX, BCNorth Island College on BC’s Vancouver Island has announced details of a new Craft Brewing and Malting course that will be debuting this fall.

Developed by brewer Adam Chatburn, the continuing education program has the following description:

Prepare for an exciting and rewarding career in the craft brewing and malting industry or start your own craft brewery. You’ll gain hands-on experience working with industry experts developing and mastering brewing recipes, handling and operating commercial brewing equipment and learning the economic fundamentals of operating a successful brewing business.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the three fall semester classes – Beer and Brewing Basics, Recipe Development and Quality Control, and The Business of Craft Brewing – will be taught online.

The remaining hands-on courses – Introduction to Brewing Equipment Operation, The Biology and Chemistry of Brewing, and Malting Fundamentals – will take place in 2021 (dates TBC) at NIC’s Comox Valley Campus.

For more information including tuition and enrollment details, see the course page on the NIC website.

Source: What’s Brewing Magazine

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