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WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits (1-Day Weekend Course)

[Special Note: We're running the next in-person WSET Level 1 Spirits course on Sunday 14 July 2024 from 09:30 to ca. 17:30, including the exam. Alternatively, you may consider the ONLINE version of this programme]

 

The "WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits" course is a great starting point for those interested in exploring (and tasting) different styles of spirits in a single day. By completing a short multiple-choice question paper, you will even gain a recognised qualification in spirits to impress your friends and (future) employers!

 

  • Around 10 spirits will be tasted as part of the course
  • Small class size (typically 6-8 persons in a class)
  • You'll also enjoy an exclusive discount on the spirits used in class
  • Ideal for those pursuing an interest in spirits
  • No previous experience of spirits tasting is necessary to register on this course
  • The course duration is 20% longer than the WSET's official recommendation
  • The price includes WSET's official study materials, tuition, examination and postage
  • The course includes a one-hour revision session
  • Course fee: £188 only (£178 per person for two or more persons booking together)

 

IMPORTANT: You must be of legal drinking age (18+ years old) to attend this course.

 

An exam comprising 30 multiple-choice questions to be completed in 45 minutes will be held at the end of the course. The course and the examination will be conducted in English.

 

1-Day Course (09:30-ca.17:30, including the exam)

  • 14 July 2024 (Sunday)

    Location: London Zone 1 or 2 (TBC)

     

    You may consider taking the ONLINE version of this course, which has exactly the same syllabus.


    What's Covered?

    • The basic principles of spirit production
    • The main types and styles of spirits
    • Factors affecting the flavour of spirits
    • Online tasting of six spirits with educator feedback (students to provide their own samples)
    • How to serve spirits
    • How to describe spirits using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits® (SAT)

     

    Course Materials: All study materials will be provided on the day of the course and hence will not be sent by post in advance.

     

    International Shipping: The course fee includes FREE shipping of your certificate and lapel pin (if you pass) to a UK address. If you are living abroad, we'll send you a separate payment link via PayPal for overseas postage (£10). 

     

    Special Package:

    From Zero to Hero (WSET Levels 1 + 2 Award in Spirits): £587 only (save £40; original price: £627) for one person, or £557 per person only for 2 or more persons booking together (save £40 per person; original price: £597 per person). Please choose the date for your Level 1 course during registration. You may take Level 2 within 12 months (open-dated) after completion of your Level 1 course.

     

    Sign up now, pay later? Please discuss with us if you would like to pay in installments.

     

    We also offer this course in the online "e-Learning" format. Please check out "VSF School" > "Spirits Courses" for details and registration.

    WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits (1-Day Weekend Course)

    PriceFrom £178.00
      • We're happy to send the WSET certificate and lapel pin (if you pass the exam) to you for free to a UK address. If you are living abroad, we'll send you a separate payment link via PayPal for overseas postage (£10). All study materials will be provided on the day of the course and hence will not be sent by post in advance. Please choose "Click & Collect" to avoid the addition of any shipping fee during the check-out process.

       

      VSF Wine Education is proud to run the following courses:

      • WSET Level 1 Award in Wines
      • WSET Level 2 Award in Wines
      • WSET Level 3 Award in Wines
      • WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits
      • WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits
      • WSET Level 3 Award in Spirits
      • WSET Level 1 Award in Sake
      • WSET Level 2 Award in Sake
      • WSET Level 3 Award in Sake

       

      For enquiries, please send us an email: info@vsf.wine

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