17 Hours Over 2.5 Days

100% Theory

Certificated: WSET 2

Internationally Recognised

About WSET Spirits Level Two

Please note: For all WSET exams booking, confirmation and payment must be complete at least 10 working days before the course start date, in order for us to arrange delivery of the exam papers. Please contact us if the course you want to book is due to start sooner.

Throughout the course you’ll become a more confident spirits taster under the guidance of our expert educators, learning how to use a globally-recognised approach to tasting to analyse the appearance, nose, palate and quality level of a range of styles. For individuals wishing to develop their expertise in spirits, you’ll discover how the combination of raw materials and production choices come together to create the wide range of spirit styles available today. This qualification also explores the principles used to create a balanced cocktail and the core cocktail families.

Syllabus includes:

  • the spirits market
  • production
  • Brandy, Scotch whisky, Whiskey, Rum, Vodka, Tequila, Gin and other flavoured spirits
  • liqueurs and fruit spirits
  • the WSET Level 2 systematic approach to tasting spirits

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to identify a how raw ingredients and production methods influence the style and quality of the key spirits and liqueurs of the world. If you work with spirits, you’ll be able to confidently provide guidance on the use and service of spirits and make informed recommendations to customers when selecting spirits and liqueurs to meet their taste and price requirements.

The Level 2 Award in Spirits examination consists of 50 multiple-choice questions to be completed in 60 minutes/one hour.

Pass marks

  • Pass: 55% – 69%
  • Pass with Merit: 70% – 84%
  • Pass with Distinction: 85% and above

All students who pass the examination will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

This qualification is Ofqual regulated.

No prior knowledge is required and you don’t need to complete any other qualification to enrol. If you are completely new to the world of spirits, you may wish to study the Level 1 Award in Spirits first, but this is not essential.

All our classes are delivered in English, therefore a good level of English is beneficial.

You must be at least 18 years old to enrol yourself on any of our bartending courses. In certain circumstances, 17-year-olds can apply with their parent’s permission, please contact us to discuss.

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Jordan Botes
Jordan Botes
2021-05-14
This course was most informative, both theoretically and practically. Charmaine is an excellent educator. I had loads of fun!
Andrew Kiloh
Andrew Kiloh
2021-05-14
kevin van Schalkwyk
kevin van Schalkwyk
2020-02-10
Great foundation to have!
Siyabonga Ndlovu
Siyabonga Ndlovu
2019-07-20
Mxolisi Mayisa
Mxolisi Mayisa
2019-07-20
KVE Productions
KVE Productions
2019-07-18
Arthur Samende
Arthur Samende
2019-07-16
Taurai Blessing Saruchera
Taurai Blessing Saruchera
2019-07-16
blessing phiri
blessing phiri
2019-07-15
Jayden Oosthuizen
Jayden Oosthuizen
2019-07-15

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