Through market leading graphics and interactions, as well as up-to-the-minute content, you will:
- understand how cask ale is produced
- know how to receive and store cask ales
- know how to pour the perfect pint
- be able to pair cask ale with food.
The course will enable employers to demonstrate that appropriate training has been conducted, and will provide a valuable support for employment opportunities in this area of work.
You can learn at your own pace and you'll have 6 months to complete your training. Your access to the course finishes once it has been fully completed.
The course covers the following topics:
Section 1 - Defining Cask Ale
History of Beer - Beer timeline
The essential ingredients cask ale...a definition
Producing Cask Ale
Styles of Cask Ale
Section 2 - Storing Cask Ale
Storing Cask Ale
The cask and the beer engine
Cellar Hygiene Beer line cleaning
Beer line cleaning procedures
Section 3 - Preparing Cask Ale
Six steps to preparing a cask
Section 4 - Serving Cask Ale
Pouring Cask Ale
The Perfect Pint
Beer and Food Pairing - Classic combinations
Accreditations and Awards
This course has been endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality [IOH], the Scottish Qualifications Authority [SQA] and Quality Marked by the Hospitality Guild.
The certificate can be downloaded from within the course once the learning has been completed. A learndirect completion certificate will also be sent by email.