Since 2015, our innovative approach has helped candidates to enjoy whisky, indulge their passion and land incredible jobs in the industry. Our courses are intensive, immersive and industry relevant but most of all they are fun and engaging.

Trust our quality. We are the only centre for Scotch whisky education approved by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). While externally verified on an annual basis for quality assurance, we can teach, assess and certify our courses internally, always exceeding the rigorous and robust standards.

Learn from experts. Our teachers are passionate, experienced industry professionals with great stories to share. A talented and friendly bunch, they thrive on guiding you through the intricacies of Scotch with the goal of enhancing your appreciation and enjoyment.

Explore your passion. Studying whisky should be fun, right? This isn’t school. And you don’t need any experience, only a desire to learn more about whisky and the commitment to dedicate time and energy to your chosen course.

Kickstart your career. Many candidates are attracted to Edinburgh Whisky Academy because of the opportunity to upskill with a view to changing careers. Give yourself the chance to go after those new and exciting job opportunities. When you do more of what you love, you’ll love what you do.

Join our network. Whatever you go on to achieve, you’ll be in good company with our strong industry reputation and network of likeminded #EWAalumni across the globe.