WSET Level 2 Spirits
Focused specifically in spirits, this course is designed for those pursuing a career in focused in spirits sales, service, and production.
Who Should Attend
This qualification underpins the skills needed in all areas of the spirit trade including customer service, hospitality, retail and wholesale. The course is also appropriate for students who are not employed in the drinks industry and wish to broaden their knowledge of spirits in a structured way.
The spirits market
Brandy | Scotch Whisky | Whiskey | Rum | Vodka | Tequila | Gin
Other flavoured spirits
Liqueurs and fruit spirits
The sale and service of spirits
WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits
NOTE THIS COURSE IS ONLY OFFERED BY WSET TWICE A YEAR. The course is based around a 5-week structured online program with a recommendation of 6 hours study per week to cover the online activities and read the relevant chapters in the textbook. Regular access and participation in the course online activities is essential for this
mode of study. The course follows a weekly structure, but it allows the student to work ahead or catch up on
the activities and forums. There are no set times to log into the course as there are no live chats
The student can contact the educator any time for the duration of the scheduled course, should they have any questions. Each week includes a series of independent and/or group activities to help students understand the key styles of spirits and how they are made.
Students are advised to taste a range of spirits during their studies. A list of recommended tasting samples can be found in the specification. Students can post their tasting notes in the Online Classroom for review by the educator.
Multiple choice question exam
55% or better to achieve a pass
Cost and Dates
$750 classroom and intensive programs
Payment plans available
$550 home study and online learning option
Discounts available for groups of five or more