This course is for
- Individuals starting a career in the industry
- Individuals pursuing an interest in spirits
The WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits is for individuals who have little or no prior knowledge of spirits. The qualification will assist those who need a basic familiarity with the main styles and categories of spirits. You will learn about the main styles and types of spirits through sight, smell, and taste to develop an understanding of the key factors affecting flavours and aromas.
The course content includes:
Module 1: Spirits Production
Module 2: Brandy and Vodka
Module 3: Rum, Tequila, and Whisk(e)y
Module 4: Flavoured Spirits, Storage and Service of Spirits
Module 5: Revision and Resources
At the very end of the course, students will take a 45 minute examination online. Students who successfully complete the course and exam will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.
No, there are no entry requirements to take this course.
Multiple Choice Questions
The examination is taken online and is remotely invigilated.
Remote invigilation allows for students to take their exam on a computer and they will be monitored via webcam, screen sharing technology, and a secondary recording device (e.g. smartphone).
You must get at least 70% on the exam to pass.
Yes, you can retake the exam as many times as you need.