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Remarks: EWA & SQA exam and certificate fee included; Total 9 hours course time, 10+ Tasting samples

Duo-Certificates in Scotch & Irish Whisk(e)y

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Add-on: The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) Certificate Exam (+$1,200)

課程簡介

 

Qualification Aims

The Certificate in Scotch Whisky consists of eight engaging modules which are designed to give the candidate an independent, in-depth understanding of Scotch Whisky as a category.

The course was written and developed by Scotch whisky experts with decades of experience in the industry. The candidate will explore the history and business of Scotch as well as the laws governing Scotch whisky, before delving into the intricacies of the entire production process -learning all there is to know from raw materials and fermentation to distilling and bottling the final spirit. 

Upon completion, successful candidates will be able to describe key developments of the industry, both past and present, and give information on the key factors influencing style and quality of the final product. Consequently, they will be in a position to answer customer queries authoritatively, and to make informed selections of whiskies in a variety of situations.

 

Learning Outcomes

  • History of Whisky and Distillation
  • The Business of Whisky
  • Raw Materials
  • Production Process
  • Batch Distillation
  • Maturation
  • Bottling
  • Grain Distillation and Blending

 

Qualification Aims:

The Certificate in Irish Whiskey comprises eight modules of engaging content which are designed to give the candidate an enhanced in-depth knowledge and appreciation of the different styles of Irish whiskey.

The course was written and developed by Irish whiskey experts Fionnán O’Connor and Matt Healy. The candidate will explore the history and business of Irish whiskey, before learning the whole production and maturation processes; including the different equipment used dependent on the different mash bills adopted. The candidate will also learn about laws governing Irish whiskey and how to run a sensory analysis of Irish whiskey.

Upon completion, successful candidates will be able to describe key developments of the industry, both past and present, and give information on the key factors influencing style and quality of the final product. Consequently, they will be in a position to answer customer queries authoritatively, and to make informed selections of whiskies in a variety of situations.


Learning Outcomes:

  • Irish Whiskey History
  • The Business of Irish Whiskey
  • Production Process
  • Pot Still Spirit Production
  • Maturation
  • Blended Irish Whiskey
  • Bottling & Labelling
  • Sensory Analysis

Semester

 Semester Time / Venue Tutor 

2 Apr - 23 Apr 2024

4 Sessions (Every Tue)

19:00 - 22:00 

WA503 - Rm 503, 5/F, Mary Building, 71-77 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Louis Lee

*This course will be conducted in Cantonese, with English study materials and Exam.


Exam

EWA:

  • 1 hour
  • 50 multiple-choice questions
  • Pass mark of 60% 

The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA):

  • 1 hour
  • 53 multiple-choice questions
  • Pass mark of 70%

Tuition Discount

 Details Terms

Early Bird Discount
- HK$300

Successful enrollment at least 2 weeks before class commence

Group Discount
9% off

3 or more registered for the same course together (Add 3 quantity of the course and enter discount code: GROUP9%OFF during checkout)

1+1 Discount
- 12%

- Enrol both EWA Certificate in Scotch Whisky Course & EWA Certificate in Gin Course at the same time to enjoy 12% discount
(Enter discount code: EWA_1+1 during check out)
**Group Discount & 1+1 Discount offers may not be used at the same time.

FAQs

Refund Policy

All fee and expenses are not refundable after order confirmation. If you need to refund for a specific reason before course commence, please provide relevant proof and contact us by email at enquiry@hkwineacademy.com

Adverse Weather Policy

If Typhoon Signal No. 8 or Black Rainstorm Warning is in force after 7:00 a.m. - the morning events that starts before 2:00 p.m. will be cancelled 11:00 a.m. - the afternoon event that starts between 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. will be cancelled. 4:00 p.m. - the event that starts from 6:00 p.m. will be cancelled. The academy will re-schedule the event. If participants cannot join the event on the re-scheduled date, event fee will be refunded. When Typhoon Signal No.8 or above is hoisted during the event, the event must be terminated immediately and the Academy will arrange all participants to leave the venue. When Black Rainstorm Warning is in force, all participants of the event are advised to stay where they are until the warning signal is lowered.

Who are your instructors?

All our WSET® course lecturers had undergone the WSET® Educator Training Program, and only Certified WSET® Educators will teach courses above the Foundation level. Guided tasting courses are led by tutors with specific experience.

What is the class size?

Our maximum class size:

Level 1:22 人

Level 2: 14 人

Level 3: 14 人

Absent Arrangement

We will try to arrange you to fit into another class of the same course to make up for the absent class. However according to the class size, wine tasting samples may be allocated at last priority. For better preparation, please let us know your absent arrangement as soon as possible.

Why Hong Kong Wine Academy?

Quality, Independent, and Commitment is our motto.

Hong Kong Wine Academy is independent from wine trade and committed to offer high quality wine courses at reasonable price. All our WSET® course lecturers had undergone the WSET® Educator Training Program, and only Certified WSET® Educators will teach courses above the Foundation level. A single lecturer is assigned to follow the whole course for consistency. Also wine samples are carefully selected to reflect specific requirements of different courses.

What is the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET® )?

WSET® was founded in UK in 1969 to promote, provide and develop high quality education and training in wine and spirit industry. Since then, WSET® has grown into the foremost international awarding body in the field of wines and spirits. Recently, there are increasing number of consumers and enthusiasts attending the WSET® courses with the desire to enhance their knowledge. Hong Kong Wine Academy is a WSET® Approved Program Provider and is authorized to offer WSET® courses.

Are there any prerequisites for taking the WSET® courses?

No. However, we recommend those who intend to take the Intermediate Certificate course should have basic knowledge in wine and spirit, and those who intend to take the Advanced Certificate course should have good knowledge in wine and spirit.

Can the courses be taught in other languages?

Yes. In addition to Cantonese, we also teach courses in English and Mandarin on ad hoc based.

Under the law of Hong Kong, intoxicating liquor must not be sold or supplied to a minor in the course of business.

根據香港法律,不得在業務過程中,向未成年人售賣或供應令人醺醉的酒類。