Canada’s first Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management program offers extensive hands on training in an on-site, state-of-the-art Teaching Brewery to prepare graduates for employment in the expanding brewery, microbrewery and brewpub industries. This unique program includes specialized instruction in brewing technology, sensory evaluation, quality control, brewery operations, sales management, and advanced business applications specific to beer-related sectors; teaching students to be leaders in the craft beer industry.

Students learn from world-class, award-winning Brewmaster faculty and have access to our on-site hop yard and local farm products to brew a full range of beer styles. The program has an outstanding employment rate and helps to fill a gap in the industry.

Visit Niagara College’s How to Apply page to learn more about the process of applying to the Brewmaster program.


The Rick Mercer Report visits the Teaching Brewery.

Watch special guest Rick Mercer and Brewmaster Jon Downing at the Teaching Brewery.