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WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits - ONLINE

About The Online Course

Learn about spirits and liqueurs through a 5 week online study programme 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 Online Classroom which allows you to study alongside your peers under the guidance of a dedicated educator. Please note* that the exam is completed in person, in Wine Way Center and NOT online.

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 product knowledge gained on this course will give a significant advantage to those working with spirits in both on- and off-trade alcohol.

As you work through the course you will be asked to share your learning experience with the rest of the course group, looking at the key spirit types and sharing tasting notes. Tasting is an essential part of studying for this course, and you will need to taste a minimum of 8 spirits (not provided, but you will be given guidance on the styles to taste).

Successful students will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

Select Your Date

Start and Finish Date


28 Sep 2020 – 1 Nov 2020    (Sign Up Deadline: 18 Sep 2020)

16 Nov 2020 – 20 Dec 2020  (Sign Up Deadline: 6 Nov 2020)

11 Jan 2021 – 14 Feb 2021   (Sign Up Deadline: 1 Jan 2021)

 

Exam Date

To be confirmed. Please contact us.

What’s covered?

  • How spirits are made
  • The characteristics of the main styles of spirits and liqueurs
  • How production methods affect style and quality
  • The major global spirits brands
  • How to taste and describe spirits using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits® (SAT)
  • Online tastings on 8 general styles of spirits with educator feedback (students to provide their own samples)

Do I need any prior knowledge?

No prior knowledge is required. The course is delivered online and in English therefore basic computer literacy, internet navigation skills and a good level of English are required.

What study options are available?

The course is delivered online over 5 weeks with a minimum of 6 hours study per week recommended to successfully complete the course. Regular access and participation is essential.

The course includes an attended examination at Wine Way Centre. The date and time for the exam is to be confirmed. 

How much does it cost?

24.500 mkd (for Mkd Students)                           430 euro (for International students)

The cost includes:

  • Access to our Online Classroom,
  • Study materials,
  • Online tuition,
  • Examination and postage.

Assessment

Note that the exam is NOT online. It is completed in person, in Wine Way Center. The date and time of the exam is to be confirmed.

The exam consists of 50 multiple choice questions to be completed in one hour. To pass you must correctly answer 55% of the questions.

About The Online Course

Full 5-week Online Course

Module 1 – Introducing Spirits 
Module 2 – Fruit and Sugar Cane Spirits 
Module 3 – Whisk(e)y, Tequila and Mezcal 
Module 4 – Vodka; Flavoured Spirits; Liqueurs and Aromatised Wines 
Module 5 – Bar Essentials and Cocktails 
Module 6 – Revision and Resources 

Includes 1 year of course access

Interactive guided tasting sessions

You are advised to taste a range of spirits during the 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.

Access top highly trained and qualified expert instructors

You will work through the online modules under the watchful eye of our expert instructors that are available to answer your questions.

All course materials along with exam fees, frameable certificate and lapel pin (for those that pass the exam) are included in the enrollment fee.

Because your success is our priority, our students are welcomed to contact, call or e-mail our educator Petar – any time should they have any questions.

How It Works

1

STEP #1 

Choose the course date from the list above.

Please read the terms and conditions before making a booking.

2

STEP #2

Contact Us!

e-mail Ana:  ana@wineway.org  

talk to Petar:  +389 70 29 22 19

…or simply click on the Contact Us button below

3

STEP #3

We will book your course and send you log in details for the On-line platform 

Please Note* You will be expected to have read the provided textbook prior to commencing the course – this will be sent to you upon booking.

4

STEP #4

The exam must be taken IN PERSON in Wine Way Center.

The exam dates (TBC) to be confirmed.

Additional information

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