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What can the Institute offer?

Internationally recognised examinations

are as follows.


Fundamentals of Brewing and Packaging
General Certificate in Brewing (GCB)*
General Certificate in Packaging (GCP)*
General Certificate in Distilling (GCDi)*
Diploma in Brewing (Dipl.Brew)*
Diploma in Beverage Packaging
Diploma in Distilling (Dipl.Distil)*
Master Brewer (M.Brew)


*Externally Accredited by City & Guilds


There is the John S Ford Award for outstanding candidates in the Associate examinations; winners are encouraged to spend their prize money on the study of brewing methods and developments overseas.

Contact Details

Institute of Brewing and Distilling – Africa Section

P.O. Box 899



Secretary: Alastair Kennedy for all enquiries


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