WSET Online Level 1 Award in Spirits

Coronavirus restrictions update

Please note during these difficult times all exam dates are TBCyou will be notified near the end of your course of the next exam day when you can take your exam.

During Coronavirus restrictions WSET Remote Invigilator exams are now available for Level 1 & Level 2 online courses.

This means you can sit your WSET exam at home at a date & time that suites you (special conditions apply).  You will need access to a modern computer (with a webcam), a smartphone & APP and an extra $50

Contact us if you are interested


WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits Online

The Level 1 course is for those preparing for, or employees starting their first job involving spirits, or for the enthusiast wanting a structured learning approach to spirit. The course will introduce topics at a basic level

What you'll learn in the Level 1 course

  • The basic principles of spirit production

  • The main types and styles of spirits

  • How to serve spirits

  • Factors affecting the flavour of spirits

  • How to describe spirits using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits® (SAT)


WSET Level 1

Lapel Pin & Certificate

Course delivery

The Level 1 Award in Spirits has a minimum requirement of 6 hours of online delivery time, plus time for revision and the exam


The level 1 assessment is by a closed-book exam of 30 multiple-choice questions within 45-minutes. The pass mark is 70%


What's included

4-Week Online WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits including support from the UK

WSET Level 1 Exam Fees


Mock Exam Questions


Reserved place at the Perth WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits exam

WSET Level 1 Certificate & Lapel pin (after passing the exam)

A Vinum Vitae Certificate that you can post online (on request)


Graduation Ceremony in a Perth venue, where you are presented with your WSET Level 1 Certificate & Lapel Pin

Comprehensive, Organised and Efficient Service from the Vinum Vitae WSET Approved Programme Provider

Entry requirements

There is no pre-requisite spirits knowledge

required for this qualification


However, you must be over 18 years of age at the time of booking


Online Level 1 Award in Spirits Course Information

For more information please download the documents below.

Recommended Progression Routes: 

The WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits is recommended for entry to the WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits.


Courses and Dates 

WSET Online Level 1 Award in Spirits

Starting June 2020

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Starting January 2021

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Contact Us about Level 1 Spirits



Adrian Pereira

0413 389 209

65 Palmerston Street

Perth 6000

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