AWSEC - Courses - Whisky Ambassador - understanding Scotch Whisky 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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Whisky Ambassador


  • 6 different Whiskies from different distilleries giving a comprehensive understanding of Scotch Whisky

  • A bonus 21 year old Scotch Whisky to taste

  • Comparative tasting of Speyside and Islay single malt whiskies

  • Success in the straight-forward exam will make you a Whisky Ambassador with a certificate and pin

The Whisky Ambassador programme is the world’s first accredited Scotch Whisky Training course. Students will have the chance to taste and compare 6 different styles of Scotch Whisky from different distilleries giving them a comprehensive understanding of Scotch Whisky.


  • Blind tasting of 4 Whiskies
  • 30 multiple-choice questions
Exam Duration:
  • 10 minutes + 35 minutes
Passing Grade:
  • 2 out of 4 whiskies 
  • 21 out of 30 multiple-choice questions


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)

$5,800 $10,560
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)
Aug 22
10:00am - 5:30pm Cantonese HKD 5800 Aug 22 04:30pm-05:30pm Enrol
(Consecutive Course)
Oct 10
10:00am - 5:30pm English HKD 5,280 Oct 10 04:30pm-05:30pm Enrol