Level 3 Award in Spirits: Online

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WSET Level 3 Award in Spirits: Online

This advanced course has been carefully developed by and for professionals working closely with spirits. It also represents the pinnacle of structured spirits education for the serious enthusiast.

The course will open your eyes to new categories and offer you the opportunity to taste an exceptional range of spirits from across the globe, produced by some of the most well-respected names in distillation. You'll take a deep dive into the raw materials and production processes behind the different categories, and our expert educators will work with you to develop your analytic tasting abilities through a carefully selected series of spirits samples. Find out more.

Enhanced online course | £845

10th January – 13th March 2022

A nine-week online study programme that works around your existing commitments. You’ll learn through WSET’s Online Classroom, which allows you to study alongside your peers under the guidance of a dedicated educator.

As part of your fee, you will be invited to attend tailored sessions in order to enhance your knowledge, meet your peers and prepare for your examination.

Selected spirits samples for use in the scheduled Zoom tasting tutorials will be made available via your local hub city.

Please discuss examination conditions with your WSET Business Development Manager, Charlie McCarthy who will be making arrangements for you to sit the exam. cmccarthy@wsetglobal.com

The course fee includes your study pack, a year of access to WSET's Online Classroom, tasting tutorials, a dedicated online tutor and your examination. Other spirits samples and tasting glasses are not included. Delivery charges may apply.

Course ID: O3SP2202SP

Location: online with educator-supported sessions

Format: nine weeks of online guided study


Online Classroom from 10th January – 13th March 2022

Tutorials (four hours each on Zoom):

  • Orientation + theory tutorial 1: 10 January 2022 09:00-13:00
  • Theory tutorial 2: 14 January 2022 09:00-13:00
  • Tasting tutorial 1: 21 January 2022 09:00-13:00
  • Tasting tutorial 2: 28 January 2022 09:00-13:00
  • Exam prep tutorial: 03 March 2022 09:00-13:00

All times in GMT (UK). Attendance at the live tutorials is recommended, but they will also be recorded and made available to students who cannot attend live.

Revision day and examination: There will be a tasting and revision day followed by an exam date TBC in March / April in your local hub city: Madrid, Spain.

Students will also have the option to travel to London for the tasting day on March 17th and the exam on March 18th.

If your local revision and exam dates are postponed beyond April due to travel restrictions, a supplementary refresher Zoom session will also be arranged.