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Level 1 Award in Spirits
  • Classroom Cost: $299.00
  • Online Cost: $299.00

Course Details

Duration: 6 hours or online
Includes: WSET Course book, exam fee, more than 12 spirits, Course fee.
Course Time: 09:00 AM To 04:00 PM
Course Date(s): Classroom Date(s)
05 Jan, 2019 to 01 Feb, 2019,
02 Feb, 2019 to 01 Mar, 2019,
02 Mar, 2019 to 29 Mar, 2019,
06 Apr, 2019 to 03 May, 2019,
04 May, 2019 to 31 May, 2019,
08 Jun, 2019 to 05 Jul, 2019,
29 Jun, 2019 to 26 Jul, 2019
Exam Date: Exam date to be 2 weeks after course completion.

This hands-on course will guide you, using sight, smell and taste, through the world’s key spirit categories and production methods.

The course is designed to introduce spirits in an interactive, structured and concise manner. You'll learn how to taste spirits using a systematic approach. Successful students will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

What's Covered

  • The basic principles of spirit production
  • The main types and styles of spirits
  • Factors affecting the flavour of spirits
  • Tutored tastings of 10 spirits
  • How to serve spirits
  • How to describe spirits using the WSET Level 1

Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits® (SAT)


The exam takes place in the last session of the course. The exam consists of 30 multiple choice questions to be completed in 45 minutes. To pass you must correctly answer 70% of the questions. This qualification is Ofqual regulated.

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