Qualifications & Careers
Opportunities for Career Development - qualifications and training
The malting industry in the UK is an important link in the food and drink supply chain and its products are used all round the world. Best known in beer and whisky, malt is also used in a wide range of food products such as breakfast cereals, pickles, sauces and confectionery.
Malting's are situated all around the UK, with most down the east coast of England. A map showing the UK malting sites can be viewed here
As with many process industries there are a variety of roles to be maintained. Companies have their own training programmes built around the needs of the company and their employees. The MAGB also runs training courses and examinations and to view what is available click on these links.
The Institute of Brewing and Distilling offers a Master Brewer qualification, as well as a range of Foundation certificates.
Check out opportunties available in the industry on our Career Opportunities page.