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Online WSET® Level 2 Award in Spirits
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Online WSET® Level 2 Award in Spirits

Master spirits and liqueurs categories and their market positioning to the last drop.

Ideal for those with busy schedules, the Online WSET® Level 2 Award in Spirits allows you to learn, at your own pace, about all categories of spirits and liqueurs, their origins, production methods, and the regional influences on each style.

The WSET® Level 2 Award in Spirits qualification provides a comprehensive level of focused product knowledge high-valued for bar service, retail and wholesale careers. Successful candidates will be ableto make informed recommendations to customers and serve them professionally and expertly.

 

Available in English only,the Online WSET® Level 2 Award in Spirits is dividedinto six thematic modules taught over five weeks. Six hours of study per week are recommended to cover the online activities and the WSET® textbooks provided at registration. Regular access to and active participation in online activities are essential for this learning mode. There is no limited time for the theory part of the course;you can complete the modules at your own pace.

Accessibility of training to people with disabilities. Contact our disability advisor on 05 57 71 75 61 or by email contact@wisp-campus.com in order to study together the necessary arrangements.

Who can benefit from the Online WSET® Level 2 Award in Spirits?

WSET® Level 1 Award in Spirits holders looking to build on their acquired knowledge.

Spirits enthusiasts who wish to know everything there is to know.

Sommeliers

Entrepreneurs, wine merchants and professionals of the international spirits trade who wish to obtain highly-valued skills and a recognised qualification.

Stakeholders in wine and spirits tourism.

Individuals in professional transition and pursuing a spirits career.

How to describe spirits using the WSET® Systematic Approach to Tasting® (SAT).

How to taste and assess spirits.

An overview of the beverage alcohol industry.

The various world's spirit types: fruit spirits, whiskey, rum and cachaça, tequila and mezcal, and vodka.

The flavouring and colouring techniques for spirits and liqueurs.

How to display spirits on the shelf.

How to serve spirits and liqueurs in a bar or cocktail bar professionally and expertly.

How to describe spirits using the WSET® Systematic Approach to Tasting® (SAT).

Online WSET® Level 2 Award in Spirits: Course Syllabus

WSET issue 2, 2022

  • Taste and describe spirits using the WSET® Systematic Approach to Tasting® (SAT).
  • Understand spirits production processes and the different styles they produce.

  • Learn about the raw materials and production stages to elaborate spirits from them.
  • Learn the main characteristics of these spirits and their specific labelling terms.

  • Learn about the raw materials and production stages of the main styles of whiskey, tequila and mezcal.
  • Learn the main characteristics of these spirits and their specific labelling terms.

  • Know the raw materials and production steps of vodka, liqueurs, flavoured wines and spirits
  • Learn the main characteristics of these spirits and their specific labelling terms.

  • Learn the equipment and glassware used for serving spirits and cocktails.
  • Learn the basic ingredients of cocktails and the factors to consider for a perfectly balanced cocktail Learn the main cocktail families and examples of each.

  • Prepare for your exam by practising with a mock multiple-choice feedback examination, which can be attempted as often as needed.

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Upon registration to the Online WSET® Level 2 Award in Spirits, you will receive the following:

HOW WILL MY TRAINING TAKE PLACE?

Here are the different stages of the Online WSET® level 2 Award in spirits, from course registration to certificate validation.

I validate my registration with the support of the WiSP team.

I receive my access codes to connect to the e-learning platform.

I have unlimited access to the online study modules and progress at my own pace. I have unlimited access to the e-learning platform and can manage my progress at my own pace over the 5-week course duration (recommended study time: 6 hours/week).

This qualification is delivered as a group training session. As such, an educator monitors my progress and facilitates the group session. I ask all my questions in the forum to fully understand all the concepts covered in the modules.

Fifteen days before the exam date, I will receive an invitation. The 60-minute exam (50 MCQs) can be in person (FR / EN) or online (EN only).

Six weeks after the exam, I will receive my results by e-mail. If I successfully pass my exam, I will receive my WSET® certificate and lapel pin by post.

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WISP CAMPUS ASSETS

Individualised support throughout your course duration.

A course that combines theory and tasting sensory training.

An innovative and inclusive pedagogical approach.

Certified educators and spirits experts.

100% success rate in the Online WSET® Level 2 Award in Spirits.

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