Cellar Management

This course is made in association with Cask Marque and provides users with knowledge on what beer is and how it should be stored, focusing mainly on cask ale and keg beers.

Course details

Duration: 60 mins

Course type: eLearning

Number of candidates: 1 per licence

Learning outcomes

  • Explain the differences between cask and keg
  • Understand hygiene rules, regulations and best practice
  • Understand stock control
  • How to maximise yields and reduce wastage
  • How to dispense gas systems
  • How to line clean
  • List the ingredients of beer and explain the process of production
  • Follow procedures to maintain high environmental standards in the cellar, including cleanliness and correct temperature
  • State procedures for accepting deliveries and storing stock safely
  • Explain the stages of conditioning a cask and connecting the beer for sale, using correct cask terminology
  • Outline the health and safety issues surrounding gas dispense systems, as well as the steps to safely change a keg
  • Observe COSHH regulations to safely use beer line cleaner and other cleaning chemicals

Who needs this qualification?

Any employee who sells and stores beer.

This course is suitable for publicans and cellar workers, and any member of staff involved in ensuring that beer is stored, prepared and dispensed correctly.

Why is this training important?

This course provides information on the required environment for a cellar and the equipment needed to produce good quality draught beer through correct line cleaning.

Assessment type

Learners will be assessed throughout the course, with a total of 40 questions.

70% of the questions will need to be answered correctly in order to pass and receive a certificate.

eLearning is purchased on an individual cost per licence basis and one licence is needed per candidate that you require to be trained. Licences can be pre purchased as part of one of our bundles. To view our bundles visit our Training page.