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Course description

The WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits covers the main categories of spirits and liqueurs and examines the influences of production methods on the different styles available in each category. Throughout the course, you’ll develop analytical tasting skills while exploring the use of spirits in cocktails.

The knowledge gained on this course will be a significant advantage to anyone working with spirits in both the on- and off-trade, and the course is also perfect for spirits enthusiasts wanting to learn more about the product behind the brand. 

Venue Glengarry Wines, Victoria Park Market
Day 1 Monday 10th June
Day 2 Tuesday 11th June
Exam Tuesday 25th June (online exam* available if student is based out of Auckland)

NOTE : students must attend both days.

The course will be taught by Ben Leggett. Ben is the owner of Elemental Distillers and was awarded the World's Best London Dry Gin at the 2023 World Gin Awards. He is the only New Zealander to hold the WSET Certified Spirits Educator qualification.

The completed exams are sent back to WSET in London for marking and grading. * In an Online exam students sit the exam using their own computer ( not tablet) at a venue of their choice.

It is recommended that students put in at least 12 hours of their own private study prior to sitting the exam. 

2024 Course Fee : $1395.00 inc gst

includes WSET course study materials, spirits, and exam fee
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