WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits 2.5 Day Course – £440

Getting stuck into a Mini whisky blending session at Dewar's Aberfeldy Distillery - Highland home of Aberfeldy single malt Scotch whisky and Dewar's blended Scotch whisky

WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits

For individuals wishing to develop their expertise in spirits and liqueurs, you’ll discover how production methods and principal raw materials are used to make the key spirit styles. This qualification also explores the key practices and principles of serving spirits and making cocktails.

Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.


About Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery Spirits School

At Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery we are delighted to offer this WSET Spirits Level 2 course, delivered in our atmospheric Blending Room by Jonathan Wilson DipWSET, a qualified Spirits Educator with 14 years’ experience in the industry. By studying with us, you can learn about the whole spirits industry in an atmospheric setting, spend time at our distillery and gain a qualification regulated by the UK Government, Ofqual.

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) is the world’s leading provider of qualifications in wines, spirits and sake. Established in 1969 for the UK wine trade, WSET has since grown to become the global industry leader and international standard in wine and spirit education.

With the global boom in spirits, professionals are looking to gain a deeper understanding of this fascinating world of distilled beverages. WSET spirits qualifications equip students to look beyond the brand to understand the base material and production choices that define a spirit’s category, flavour and aroma profile.


Delivery and Assessment

This qualification has a minimum requirement of 26 hours of study time, including 14 hours of classroom or online delivery time.

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

You can read the full course specification here.



15th and 16th November 2022 (Booking Deadline: 31st October 2022)

24th and 25th January 2023 (Booking Deadline: 9th January 2023)

7th and 8th March 2023 (Booking Deadline: 20th February 2023)

*Please note our Level 2 courses are 2 days long.

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