​​​​​​​​​Brewery Maintenance Systems Course​​​​​​​​​​

August 15 – September 24, 2021 ​​Online

Course Overview

In this virtual six-week course you will learn from more than 20 experts in the field of brewery maintenance. They will teach you maintenance and engineering technology principles that are the foundation of brewing, utility, and packaging system design and operation, as well as the necessary processes involved.

Read the full course description here.​

Course Outcomes:

  • Learn scientific principles associated with brewery processes and packaging systems.
  • Determine best practice system maintenance to help save time and money in your brewery.
  • Consider appropriate protocols for your brewery to troubleshoot and maintain equipment.
  • Gain an operational understanding, recommended guidelines, and considerations associated with the primary disciplines of brewery systems engineering.

Course Requirements

As an attendee, you will independently access the assigned weekly course content through our online learning platform. You will then have a live virtual class each week where that material will be further reinforced by the subject matter experts. Additional collaborative activities with your peers through community chat rooms and offline work will also be expected.

Assume approximately 14-18 hours combined in-class and independent work per week. We ask that you take time off from your job during the once a week, live class session, to ensure the necessary level of class participation and engagement.

80% or better score on assignments and assessments.

100% attendance in live sessions (unless prior approval from the course director).

2021 Course Schedule

Maintenance Course Schedule


By registering for the Brewery Maintenance Systems Course, you guarantee that you are 21 years of age or older.

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Complete and return the course registration form​​.


Master Brewers Members: $2,499
Course + Membership: $2,648
Nonmember: $2,899

Tuition Includes:

  • Educational materials
  • Virtual Tours
  • Networking Sessions
  • Relationship Building Opportunities

Course Scholarships

Master Brewers Course Scholarships are available. View eligibility requirements and apply online. Deadline to apply is June 30, 2021.

​Cancellation Policy

Only applications accompanied by the registration fee, paid in full (US funds only), will be accepted. Cancellations received by Master Brewers Headquarters on or before July 16, 2021, will be issued a credit equal to the registration fee less $100 processing fee, which will be good for two years toward any Master Brewers continuing education program. Notices of cancellation after July 16, 2021, will not be eligible for a refund or credit. Master Brewers reserves the right to cancel the course if a sufficient number of registrations are not received by July 16, 2021. If Master Brewers cancels this course, your registration fee will be refunded in full. By registering for this course, you agree to the cancellation and refund terms and conditions.

Questions? Contact:

Master Brewers Association of the Americas
3352 Sherman Ct, Suite 202
St. Paul, MN 55121
Telephone: +1.651.454.7250
Fax: +1.651.454.0766

Brewing Resources

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