The purpose of the Education & Training Directorate is to develop, recognize, and encourage worthwhile continuing education opportunities for the BJCP membership. Participation by BJCP members in appropriate ETD opportunities will allow them to further their knowledge and enhance their judging skills, to an extent beyond the strict scope of the Beer Judge Certification Examination and in a fashion more responsive to the availability of information and the interests of the membership.
The program will establish new education opportunities and programs such as ETD sessions organized by third parties, development of ETD products and programs available directly from the BJCP, development of a Beer Vocabulary reference, and development of a Sensory Tasting Kit.
This site will allow the Education & Training Directorate to offer courses, programs, and virtual workshops directly to the BJCP membership. The site will also allow us to:
Have a course or event that needs to be submitted for approval? Use this online form to submit your request in order to receive education points.
This offering is an overview of the BJCP Malt Sensory Training exercise and provides members with guidance for conducting the training in an individual or group setting.
The Exam and Education & Training Directorates are both very happy to announce the creation of the Grader Training Program. If you are a National, Master, or Grand Master consider becoming an Exam Grader. Additional info can be found on the program page.