This is a four-week course with a fixed start date and includes 12 months of access to the online learning material.

A perfect beginner level introduction to spirits for those starting a career in the industry or pursuing an interest in spirits.

For individuals new to the subject, this qualification offers a hands-on introduction to the world of spirits. You’ll explore the main styles and types of spirits through sight, smell, and taste to develop an understanding of the key factors affecting flavors and aromas. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

Learn about spirits and liqueurs through a 5-week online study program that is flexible to work around your existing commitments.

The Level 2 Award in Spirits Online covers the same syllabus as the classroom course in a supported and interactive Online Classroom which allows you to study alongside your peers under the guidance of a dedicated educator.

The course covers the main categories of spirits and liqueurs as well as the influences of production methods on the different styles available in each category. Students will be introduced to our Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits while also exploring the use of spirits in cocktails. 

The Certified Scotch Professional (CSP) certification program is the first level of certification within the Master of Whiskey program, and there are no prerequisites to enrolling in the program.

Having passed either the CBP exam or the CSP exam constitutes Level 1 certification in the Master of Whiskey program. Level 1 certification is the only prerequisite to proceed to Level 2, the Certified Whiskey Specialist (CWS) certification.

The Certified Bourbon Professional (CBP) certification program is the first level of certification within the Master of Whiskey program, and there are no prerequisites to enrolling in this program.

A parallel Certified Scotch Professional (CSP) certification program is also available. Having passed either the CBP exam or the CSP exam constitutes Level 1 certification in the Master of Whiskey program.