Introduction to Whisky Certificate - Edinburgh Whisky Academy

Introduction to Whisky Certificate

NEW from Edinburgh Whisky Academy; an online learning journey into the fundamentals of whisky. With access to insight and knowledge from leading industry experts - online, in your own time, where and when suits you.


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Course Overview

Awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority, Edinburgh Whisky Academy’s Online Certificate is a totally new way to learn and explore the fundamentals of whisky.  With around ten hours of online study, this is a great way to access excellent materials and expertise to enhance your own knowledge, or those in your team.


The Certificate covers key aspects of whisky education, knowledge and process.  These are:

  • The Story of Whisky
  • Whisky Today
  • What Makes Whisky
  • How Whisky is Made
  • Why Wood and Time Are So Important
  • The Final Product


£280 (plus exam booking fee*) *price advised by assessment centre

Why take this course?

Whether you are looking to sharpen up your knowledge for a new career opportunity; expand your mind and interest in the world further, boost the knowledge of your team of your staff or simply start your own whisky learning journey, the course offers something for everyone.

For those in the hospitality or whisky industry, this is an easily accessible and cost effective way to fine tune staff training and development from a highly credible and reputable provider.