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WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits

WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits

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The WSET L1 Spirits qualification aims to provide entry-level product knowledge about the world of spirits, suitable for those working in the hospitality industry or anyone who enjoys spirits and wants to learn more! 

The Course Price Includes...

  • In-person interactive full day session with a WSET Educator
  • Tutored Tasting of 10 different spirits.
  • Course Resource Book
  • 30 question multiple-choice exam


Successful students will receive a WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits certificate and lapel pin.

You will need photo ID in order to register for the examination. 

Outline of the course

  • All the main categories of spirits
  • Learn about Whisky, Gin, Rum, Cognac, Tequila, Vodka and Liqueurs! How are they made? Why are some so much more expensive than others?
  • Process of distillation
  • Factors affecting the flavour of spirit
  • The WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits
  • Service and sales of spirits
  • To gain the knowledge students need to successfully pass a multiple choice paper of 30 questions
  • Full details regarding the examination format and course content can be viewed in the course specification, click here.

Course Dates - one full day from 10 am - 5.30 pm on Monday 2nd October

Special Educational Needs:

Please make us aware if you have a condition which may mean that you will qualify for additional help during the exam such as dyslexia.

How to get there

Fox & Chance
45 Pinfold St
B2 4AY

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