Level 2: Award in Spirits

A beginner to intermediate level qualification exploring spirits for those working in the industry or enthusiasts.

For individuals wishing to develop their expertise in spirits, you’ll learn about the fundamental production methods and principal raw materials discovering how they are used to make the key styles. You’ll also explore the key practices and principles of serving spirits and the use of spirits in cocktails. Upon successful completion, you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.

What you’ll learn

  • How production methods affect the characteristics of spirits
  • The characteristics of the principal international spirits
  • How to describe spirits using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting ® (SAT)

Course delivery

This qualification has a minimum requirement of 28 hours of study time, including 16 hours of classroom or online delivery time with a WSET course provider. Delivery will vary by course provider; however, this is the minimum requirement that should be met.

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Assessment is by a closed-book exam of 50 multiple-choice questions.

This qualification is regulated by Ofqual

Course Dates

  • 3 Consecutive Saturdays – 2, 9, 16 May 2020 – 10AM to 6PM - Registration Closes 5 May

Location: Barsha Heights, Dubai

Price: 3675 AED

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