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WSET Online Level 2 Award in Spirits

The WSET Level 2 

Award in Spirits

The Level 2 course is for those already in their job and wanting to progress in their spirits career, or for the enthusiast already with some knowledge of spirits, and wanting to learn more in a structured approach

What you'll learn in the Level 2 course in Spirits

  • Spirits production methods and how they affect style and quality

  • The characteristics of the main styles of spirits and liqueurs

  • The major global spirits brands

  • How to taste and describe spirits using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits® (SAT)

By the end of the course you’ll be able to identify a how key raw ingredients and production methods influence the style and quality of the key spirits and liqueurs of the world. If you work with spirits, you'll be able to confidently provide guidance on the use and service of spirits and make informed recommendations to customers when selecting spirits and liqueurs to meet their taste and price requirements.


WSET Level 2
Award in Spirits Lapel Pin & Certificate

Course Delivery

The Level 2 Award in Spirits course has a minimum requirement of 30 hours of study time, plus revision time


Assessment is by a closed-book exam of 50 multiple-choice questions within an hour


The basic pass mark is 50%

Special Consideration

If you feel you were at a disadvantage during the exam due to, for example, illness, you can submit a special consideration request to us. We will pass this on to WSET for their assessment. The form (on request) must be sent to Vinum Vitae within 5 working days after your exam date. Please see our APP Policies document for further information.

Exam Re-sit prices:

Level 2 paper-based re-sit $170

Level 2 RI-based re-sit $250


What's Included

- WSET Level 2 Spirits Study Pack:

Physical Course textbook, Workbook &

Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits (SAT) card


eBook version of the WSET Level 2 Study Pack  usable on multiple devices, viewing license valid for up to 1 year (no printing available at present)

- Week Online WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits course including WSET educator support

- WSET Level 2 Spirits Exam Fees


- Online mock exam questions


- Reserved place at the Perth WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits exam

- WSET Level 2 Certificate, Lapel pin & use of WSET logo (after passing the exam)

- Graduation Ceremony in a Perth venue, where you are presented with your WSET Level 2 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


Courses and Dates 

WSET Online Level 2 Award in Spirits

Starting March 2023

Course Code:

Enrolment Closes:

Start Date:

Finish Date:

Exam Date:


Exam Results:




09/03/23 18:00



30/04/23 13:00

   or via RI Exams

takes 4-5 Weeks



Starting July 2023

Course Code:

Enrolment Closes:

Start Date:

Finish Date:

Exam Date:


Exam Results:




29/06/23 18:00



20/08/23 13:00

   or via RI Exams

takes 4-5 Weeks



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