IBD

Distilling Qualifications

Designed to support you on your journey through your distilling career; from the very beginning to running a corporate or independent distillery, there is a qualification and training course that is right for you.

Foundation Courses

OPTIONAL STEP

For people starting their careers in production or non-technical staff (marketing, HR, supply chain etc) looking to gain technical knowledge


Our Foundation Courses:

Distilling

FURTHER QUALIFICATIONS

START YOUR CAREER HERE

This covers the basic knowledge required for a senior operator or team leader in a larger distillery or for general distillers from the growing independent sector.


OUR GENERAL COURSES:

Distilling

PROGRESS YOUR CAREER

Attaining the IBD Diploma gives an internationally recognised and comprehensive understanding of distilling science and its application. This qualification is suited for a distillery manager in a larger distillery or head distiller of a smaller, independent distillery.


OUR DIPLOMA COURSES:

Distilling

THE PINNACLE OF PROFESSIONAL DISTILLING QUALIFICATIONS

The highest level of IBD qualification, requiring the diploma or an equivalent qualification (e.g. a BSc or MSc in Distilling Science). Master Distiller is a mixture of theoretical knowledge and practical application and is recommended for candidates with at least five years of operational experience.


OUR MASTERS COURSES:

Distilling