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Cellar Management

Our course covers the essential skills needed in maintaining correct cellar health and safety procedures as well as providing customers with excellent beer quality. We cover the law surrounding cellar management and the importance of maintaining high standards of hygiene and health and safety. Gain the skills and knowledge necessary to manage and maintain a safe bar or pub, with quality pints and a safe work environment.

The course is flexible and easy to access online, so you can learn at your own pace and fit it into your busy schedule. It's perfect for all staff members, from entry-level employees to managers and supervisors. After completing the course, you'll receive a certification that's widely recognized throughout the UK. This certification can be a valuable addition to business to demonstrate your commitment to proper cellar management and your dedication to keeping yourself and your colleagues safe.

  • Fully accredited organisation
  • Compatible with PC, Mac, iOS, and Android devices
  • Printable PDF e-certificate upon completion
  • Online course with no time limits
  • Estimated duration: 4 hours
  • Free for up to five users

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Course Content

Why is Cellar Management Important?

Cellar Management; Types and Styles of Beer; The Perfect Pint; Employer and Employee; Responsibilities; Risk Assessments; RIDDOR.

Delivery and Storage

Cellar Management; Delivery and Storage; Cellar Drops; Checking Deliveries; Storing Beer; Containers; Temperature Control; Preparing Cask Ales; Conditioning Cask Ales; Putting a Cask Ale on Sale; Tilting Casks; Using Ale Extractors; Preparing Kegs; Changing Kegs; Keg Couplers.

Health and Safety

Health and Safety; Working with Gas Cylinders; Identifying Gas Cylinders; Checking Gas Cylinders Before Use; Gas Safety; Storing Gas Cylinders; Cellar Safety; Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); Gas Leak Safety; Fire Safety; Manual Handling.

Cleaning and COSHH

Cellar Management and Hygiene; Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH); Cleaning Beer Lines; Cask Ale Line Cleaning Procedure; Keg Beer Line Cleaning Procedure; Guidelines and Prohibitions for Cleaning Lines; Cleaning Schedules.

Bar Hygiene and Pouring Drinks

Cellar Management; Bar Hygiene; Glass Hygiene; Choosing the Correct Beer Glass; Cleaning Glass Washers; Renovator Treatment; Personal Hygiene; Health and Safety; Controlling Wastage; Pulling the Perfect Pint.

Recognising Issues

Identifying Problems in Dispensing Beer; Dealing with Off-Tasting Beer; Addressing Flat Beer; Dealing with Hazy Beer; Addressing Fobbing Beer.

How it Works

Our Cellar Management e-learning course is delivered online through our Tayl platform. This means you can complete this course on any device that can access the internet, and you can take a break at any time and save your progress. You can also add more users to your account, access more compliance training courses, and track who has done what.

Your Certificate

To complete your course and download your Cellar Management certificate, you need to have correctly answered enough questions in the quizzes throughout the course. You’re able to retake these quizzes as many times as you want. The certificate is printable and will be accessible at any time when you log into our platform. The certificate is saved on our system so you can use it to prove a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.

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Frequently asked questions

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Do I get a certificate?
When you complete a course you're issued with a Cellar Management printable completion certificate at no extra cost.
Can I retake courses?
We understand that it can take a bit of time to understand the material. That's why you can have as many retries of a course as you need at no extra charge.
Why is the course free?
It's not a trick, you really get this course, certificates, and all our library for up to five users. You simply need a work email address. It's free because we believe in our product. And we think that once you try it, you'll come back to us again and recommend our system to your friends. So, what are you waiting for, get your course today.
What devices do the courses work on?
The courses work on any modern internet browser on any device. Whether you're using Chrome, Firefox, Safari or Edge on an iPhone, Android, Laptop or PC everything will work just fine.
Why should I take a Cellar Management course?
Taking a cellar management course can enhance your skills, improve beverage quality, ensure compliance, reduce wastage, and open up career opportunities in the food and beverage industry.
How does the money back guarantee work?
Really easily. Just let us know you'd like a refund and we'll make it happen. No questions asked.