WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits

Level One Award in spirits is designed for people who are new to the subject or who are embarking on a profession in to spirits or who have a very keen interest.

The Wine Shop, Winscombe decided to become an approved programme provider (APP) as these are the qualifications we feel are the leading educational body in the world of wine and spirits. All of our tutors that teach the WSET courses have been through the WSET training. We understand what is involved and what is expected from the teaching aspect as well as learning to ensure you learn the course content and pass the exams.

The world of spirits is ever growing which means there is a vast interest, which is why the spirits element is now a qualification in its own right.

What will I learn?

The basic principles of spirit production

The main types and styles of spirits

How to serve spirits

Factors effecting the flavour of spirits

How to describe spirits using the WSET Level 1 Systematic approach to tasting.

How long is the course?

6.5 hours teaching

Is there an exam

Yes, a 30 multiply choice style of exam at the end of the course. Everything you need to pass the exam will be covered in the course.

Do I have to take the exam?

Yes, to attend the course you have to take the exam.

What will I gain?

Once you have passed your exam you will be awarded with Level One Award in Spirits certificate and a WSET lapel pin. This is a globally recognised qualification.