It's good if you can get work experience of course, but the wealth of info those guys had at Brewlab, it was like google for brewing. But you also got the chance to chat things over with 19 other individuals in a similar position, over the many cups of tea. Remarkably little actual drinking done, it must be said!
General Certificate in Brewing & Packaging Skills - We have been requested to run the General Certificate in Brewing & Packaging Skills earlier in the year, and the approved trainer (who comes from the UK) has been booked for the following dates: Feb 25, 26, 27, 28 and Mar 1 2013
It will be run in either Cork or Dublin
Free to those on Social Welfare and a scale from 1250->500 euro depending on how many do the course.