An intermediate level qualification exploring spirits and liqueurs for those working in the ‘spirits industry’. Covers the main categories of spirits and liqueurs and examines the influences of production methods on the different styles available in each category.
By the end of the course you’ll be able to identify how a key raw ingredients and production methods influence the style and quality of the key spirits and liqueurs of the world. Throughout the course, you’ll also develop analytical tasting skills.
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.
Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years old.
Please see below for the specification for the Level 2 Award in Spirits and WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits® sheet:
Class room delivery: 2-day course – 14 hours of classroom time with a WSET course provider (+ minimum 12 hours self-study time);
Online delivery: 5 Zoom online sessions and tasting sample pack.
The course is delivered in English (with Polish commentary if needed).
All course materials are provided before the start of the course.
Assessment is by a closed-book exam of 50 multiple-choice questions in English to be completed in 1 hour. A candidate is required to pass with a minimum mark of 55 per cent.
In order to give candidates an idea of the sort of questions that might be asked, this section includes 12 sample questions. The examination consists of 50 questions similar to these in the Revision Quiz below:
All students who pass the examination will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.
The price includes all study materials, examination fee and postage charges for the delivery of the study pack. Installments payment possible.
Resit fee – 500 PLN.
* The reduced price applies to all courses pre-paid till the end of January 2021.
Online course: 5 Zoom online sessions; first session: 09.03.2021 (Tue); then: 12.03 (Fri), 16.03 (Tue), 19.03 (Fri), 22.03 (Mon), times: 10:00-13:00.
Exam: 23.03.2021 (Tue), Hotel Gdańsk Boutique, ul. Szafarnia 9; 14:00.
Due to the dynamic epidemic situation, the stationary form of the exam may be changed to a remote invigilation, which might cause postponement of the exam term.
Please note that Barschool.pl reserves the right to change a course date or cancels a course if enrolments do not reach the required minimum number of 6 for each course. Notification will be made in the 10 working days prior to the planned start date of the course. Course fees will be refunded in full or where possible bookings will be transferred to the next available date.
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