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WSET Level 1 SPIRITS Online (inc. online exam)

WSET Level 1 SPIRITS Online (inc. online exam)

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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...

  • 3 Interactive Live sessions with a WSET Educator via Zoom
  • Access to recorded sessions if you miss one
  • Course Resource Book
  • Online Spirits exam - 30 question multiple choice

The exam is taken online, at a date and time of your choosing. Please be aware we need 15 working days’ notice to book your exam.

Click here to check device requirements to be able to take the exam online, and ask to see certain excluded examination days.

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

We recommend that you purchase up to 8 spirits (available from to support the course learning. This is recommended but not compulsory.

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
  • To view the course specification click here.

Course Dates

Consecutive Tuesdays from 7-9 pm

Session 1 - 8th June

Session 2 - 15th June

Session 3 - 22nd June

To register for this course please book by 31st May.

To book after this date please contact us before booking to ensure we can accommodate you.

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.

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This event is online only.

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