Focus Areas Examinations – Cost-effective training for candidates Convention – Complete preparations – Define success criteria – African Beer awards East and West Africa sub-committees External development – Clarify ISOE status and FoodBev SETA partnership – Intervarsity Beer Competition – Warthog / Micro Brewers Continuous Professional Development – Meetings – Chartered Scientist
Chartered Scientist Awarded to scientists who meet the high standards required and demands a commitment to continuing professional development. Aimed at those practicing science at the full professional level and at those for whom scientific knowledge or practice at that level form an essential element in the fulfilment of their role. Provides valuable professional recognition among fellow scientists across all disciplines and the wider community.
IBD Link The Institute of Brewing and Distilling is licensed by the Science Council to award Chartered Scientist (CSci) to appropriately qualified members.
How to Apply a) Be a member of the IBD (i.e. a Member or Fellow). b) Be able to demonstrate several skills through a combination of knowledge and experience; c) Education: The IBD will accredit masters programmes for the purposes of CSci. Where a candidate does not hold an accredited masters degree, they may still show equivalence of M-Level learning. This may include, but is not limited to: - Academic qualifications (including those at Degree Level), - Accredited prior learning, such as the IBD Master Brewer qualification. - Portfolios, and - Assessed scientific and technical reports (including published peer-reviewed papers) - Which individually, or in combination, are to M Level
d) Normally have at least 4 years post-masters experience (of which 2 should be at an appropriate post graduation level). e) Have at least 2 years Continuing Professional Development (CPD) prior to application Qualification Years of Professional Experience PhD in Brewing / Distilling Science or Technology2 MSc in Brewing / Distilling Science or Technology4 BSc in Brewing / Distilling Science or Technology or closely related disciplines 6 Other science/technology degrees7 The length of professional experience required to attain Chartered Scientist will depend upon your qualification and is likely to be in the order of:
Portfolio of Evidence for Chartered Scientist You must provide a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate that you have gained sufficient experience and shown the necessary competence to be awarded the designation Chartered Scientist. Components of supporting evidence: 1. CPD Report 2. CV 3. Technical Report 4. Two references
Registrants must: 1. Maintain a continuous, up-to-date and accurate record of their CPD activities; 2. Demonstrate that their CPD activities are a mixture of learning activities relevant to current or future practice (see learning activities below); 3. Seek to ensure that their CPD has benefited the quality of their practice; 4. Seek to ensure that their CPD has benefited the users of their work (employee, customer, student etc); 5. Present a written profile containing evidence of their CPD on request.