Brewer Apprenticeship.

Wells & Co - Brewpoint Bedford

Join the Brew Crew in one of the newest craft breweries in the UK. This modern, state of the art brewery produces a wide range of beers from cask and keg through to bottle and can for local and export market.

Apprenticeships > Level 4 (Higher) Apprenticeship Brewing

  • GMFJ Reference
  • Wages
    £7.00 p/h
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
  • Employment Type
    Higher Level 4
  • Employer
    Wells & Co - Brewpoint

Description of Opportunity

In this role, you will learn all parts of the brewing process from raw material intake through to packaging and be expected to master all of them, so expect plenty of change and challenge as you learn your trade.

You will be part of a small team responsible for all aspects of the beer production process and day-to-day operations of the brewery. Naturally, you will spend a great deal of time on the production floor but that’s not to say the role won’t involve many different tasks.

Aside from the day to day routine, there will be many other duties to get involved with. Evaluating raw materials to ensure they meet the specific quality and assisting in the packaging operations.

What we are looking for:

  • A passion for the Brewing industry and a love for Beer!
  • You may be studying A-Levels or have a relevant degree in Brewing, Chemistry, Microbiology or Food Science – either way we are after a genuine beer enthusiast
  • Hands-on practical approach - we need grafters!
  • A flexible work ethic! This is a predominantly a shift-based role working 40 hours a week either 06:00-14:00 or 14:00-22:00 Monday to Friday with a limited amount of work at the weekends.
  • Ability to handle pressure environment where deadlines must be met.
  • A confident communication style, as you will be liaising with various stakeholders daily
  • Ability to travel to Bedford daily if not living locally

What’s in it for you?

• Flexible hours
• 25 days annual leave + bank holidays pro rata
• Private medical health care
• Group personal pension plan
• Life assurance
• 25% off dining and retail discounts and 30% off beer!
• Long term opportunity for the right candidiate

Not only do we have a passion for our beer brands, but also for our people. At Wells, you will not be a small cog in a big wheel, but a valued part of the team where you will make a difference every day.

For more information about this vacancy please contact HIT Training on 02382 149390 (Ref ID: 135364)

A high level of physical fitness. This role is on your feet, manual handling and getting your hands dirty!

Min GCSE’s A-C in core subjects inc Maths, English & Science.

During the programme the candidate will learn: raw material intake and milling, brewhouse, cellars, beer processing, packaging and quality control analysis as well as how to work in an integrated, multi-finctional production team.

Through the apprenticeship programme you will come away with a Level 4 in Brewing.

Team Player

Passion for the industry



Strong work ethic


At the end of the course there is a real prospect that a good candidate will gain full-time employment within the brewing team or alternatively leave with a renowned qualification and desirable practical CV which will make finding work elsewhere far more accessible.

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HIT Training is the leading specialist training and apprenticeship provider for the UK’s Catering & Hospitality industry.

At HIT Training we have a positive vision of what apprenticeships can do: improve individual's skills and therefore their life chances; make businesses more efficient; and boost the economy. People are at the centre of everything we do; that goes for our own staff as well as those we serve. We take pride in helping people become the best they can be.

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