AWSEC - Courses - WSET – Our most popular course for wine lovers & people in the trade Details
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT, click to see the details
Dear AWSEC students,
Please be informed that the AWSEC office and reception will be closed for renovation from July 1st to August 10th.

During this period our classes and classrooms will operate as normal and some temporary arrangements have been made to minimise disruption, as per the following :
- A temporary reception desk where you can enrol, make payments, and make enquiries is available on Room 1501, Riesling (Mon to Fri 10:00 – 17:00) or Room 1609, 16th Floor (Mon to Fri 17:00 – 21:00, Sat & Sun 10:00-18:00)
- The AWSEC hotline will remain unchanged at 2837-9100.
- Client Services staff will be on duty as normal, but will be stationed on 16th Floor. You will be able to contact them for assistance by calling 2837-9100.

Following services will be suspended:
- Certificate pick-up service
- Aroma kit purchase
- Textbook collection before courses start (Your textbook will be distributed on the first session)
- Library service
- Zoom service

Please do not hesitate to call us with any queries or concerns you may have. Thank you in advance for your help and understanding.

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WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits


An internationally recognised qualification provides a basic introduction to the main types and styles of spirits and the key factors affecting aromas and flavours.  It offers basic product knowledge to prepare a person for a role in the spirits industry. 

The best supplementary course for students who have studied WSET Award in Wines qualifications but looking for a complete understanding of the wine & spirits industry.
Suitable for people with their first job related to the spirits industry.

Learn more about spirits within a structured framework.

  • An Overview of Spirits Production
  • Main Types & Styles of Spirits of the World
  • Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits
  • How to Serve Spirits
  • Revision and Examination
Examination: A closed-book examination that consists of 30 multiple-choice questions worth one mark each
Exam Duration: 45 Minutes
Passing Grade: 70%


Enrol "ZERO TO MIDDLE - SPIRITS" Package (WSET L1 + L2 Spirits) for just HK$ 8,080 (Price for group: HK$ 7,880), save up to $1,120!


Address: Room 1501 & 1503-08, 15/F, Kai Tak Commercial Building, 317-319 Des Voeux Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong (Entrance on Morrison Street)

$2,200 $4,200
2 Persons Discount
Early Bird
2 Persons Early Bird
(Paid 1 month before course starts)
Code Date Time Language Fee Examination Date Registration
(Consecutive Course)
Sep 19
10:00am - 5:30pm English HKD 2,100 Sep 19 04:30pm-05:30pm Enrol
(Consecutive Course)
Oct 3
10:00am - 5:30pm Cantonese HKD 2,100 Oct 03 04:30pm-05:30pm Enrol