Hospitality & Tourism
From baking to bartending, culinary and restaurant certifications to operating your own food truck, Wake Tech has a short-term training program to get you the skills you need for in-demand jobs in the Triangle region. Learn the science, techniques and trends that will give you the foundational knowledge to be prepared for the challenges face by professionals in the hospitality industry.
Course details and registration information
This course is designed for students who have completed the Commercial Craft Brewing course and/or are currently employed in a brewery.
- Students will be prepared for entry level employment as a Laboratory Technician, Quality Assurance Specialist, Brewer or Cellar/Packaging Technician. Students already employed in the brewing industry will further their knowledge of QA/QC and will be equipped to improve existing SOPs in the brewery and/or transition into new roles.
-Review of basic brewing procedures
-History of brewing science
-Basic lab equipment
Quality Control & Quality Assurance
-Critical Control Points
-Assess brewing procedures
-Perform qualitative checks
-Biology of beer and brewing
-Plating and slanting
-History and science of yeast in beer
-Yeast counting, methodology & equipment
-Vitality & Viability
-Plating and cultures
-Ethanol production and measurement
-Wort extract measurement
-Forced wort test
*Must be 21 years of age or older*
"Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation" by Chris White with Jamil Zainasheff ISBN: 9780937381960
- Attendance 90% or above
Completion of Commercial Craft Brewing course and/or currently employed in a production role in a brewery.
- Lab Technician
- Lab Manager
- QA/QC Technician
- Commercial Craft Brewing - ISC-3600C2
- Craft Brewing Internship: Work-Based Learning - WBL-3100G3
- Sensory Analysis Training for the Brewing Industry - ISC-3600A2