The WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits (formerly known as the Foundation Certificate) is intended to establish the basic skills and product knowledge required in the service and retail of spirits; it is ideal for preparing a person for their first job in hospitality or retail.
This course is also a great introductory first course for the spirit enthusiast who wishes to study in a structured way: the qualification will cover skills such as identifying spirit styles, categories of spirits and service.
No previous experience of Spirit Tasting is necessary to register on this course.
Not sure if this is the right level for you? Click on the link hereto view the Course Specification including sample exam questions.
What is covered on the course?
Duration of course: 1 day including examination
Examination: Multiple choice paper of 30 questions to be completed in 45 minutes. A mark of 70% required to pass
Certification: All students who pass will receive a certificate suitable for framing and label pin.
Please Note: bookings for this course must be received no later than Mon 18th April 2021 in order to complete the registration process which will allow students to take the exam on the day of the course. In certain circumstances we may be able to accept a late application for the course, but you should contact us in the first instance to see if we are able to make provisions.
Special Educational Needs: please make the wine school aware at least 4 weeks perior to the exam date if you have a condition which may mean that you will qualify for additional help during the exam such as dyslexia.