Level 1 Award in Spirits

WSET Level 1 Award in SpiritsThe WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits is a beginning course for those with no previous spirits knowledge.  This course is best for consumers or those new to the spirits trade.

This is a classroom only course where students learn the main styles of spirits, an introduction to storage & service, and how to taste spirits.

The class consists of two 3-hour sessions and concludes with a short multiple-choice exam of 30 questions.  There is no pre-quesite for this course.


Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the basic principles of spirit production
  • Spirits product knowledge
  • Understand the main types and styles of spirits available
  • Know how to serve spirits to customers
  • Understand the basic principles of marketing used for the sale of spirits
  • Understand the issues relating to the safe consumption of spirits


In Person

  •  Study Kit
  •  Exam Fee
  •  Instructor-led 
  •  Interactive Discussions 
  •  Group Tasting Activities 

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