Beer Certification Online Level 1
Level 1 - Prud'homme Beer Enthusiast
This e-learning introductory course in beer education is designed for participants interested in furthering their knowledge and interest in beer.
The course is completely self-directed and includes 8 separate modules and knowledge checks. It will take approximately 6 - 8 hours to complete and fully understand all of the materials. Once complete, you will have access to the online exam. Upon receiving your login information, you will have 30 days to complete the course.
You decide the start date!
When you are ready, complete the application form with your start date and login information and details will be sent to you.
- Brewing Processes
- Sensory Evaluation
- Beer History
- Draught Beer
- Beer & Food Pairings
- Serving Standards
The exam will consist of 80 questions to be completed within 60 minutes.
There is no prerequisite. Note, Level 1 is a prequisite before enrolling in Level 2.
How to Gain the Qualification
You must successfully complete a multiple choice and fill-in-the-blank exam with a passing grade of 70%. Successful participants will be issued a Prud’homme Beer Certification®.
$200* + HST ($26) = $226
*Includes: Learning platform, support and exam. Beer samples are not included, this is optional and will not hinder learning outcome if not purchased.
A 5% discount will apply to U of G students/staff/faculty/alumni ($190 + HST $24.70 = $214.70)
How to Apply & Make Payment
Register on-line at this link.
Once you complete the on-line application form, an email will be sent to you to arrange payment. Payment must be made by VISA or M/C. A debit credit card is not accepted.
HST Registration Number - R108161829 A University of Guelph receipt can be issued upon request.
You must be 19 years of age by course start date. Students who choose not to taste alcohol for health, religious or other reasons will not find this a barrier to successfully completing the Level 1 certification.
There will be no refunds once login information/access has been provided.
School of Hospitality & Tourism Management
Macdonald Stewart Hall
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
(519) 824-4120, ext. 56116
Watch for Level 2 Online - Coming Soon! Email us to be placed on a mailing list for future Level 2 certification offerings.
Cheers and hope to see you soon!