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Certificate in Scotch Whisky Online

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Enrollment is open at any time.


The Certificate in Scotch Whisky from the Edinburgh Whisky Academy comprises of six online modules of interactive exercises, videos and pop quizzes to enhance your knowledge and appreciation of all things aqua vitae.

Discover more about the history and business of Scotch before covering the entire production process, from raw materials to distillation, maturation and bottling. You’ll come away knowing so much more about the golden liquor in your glass.

This beginner to intermediate course is for professionals looking to break into the industry or who are new to the industry, as well as to enthusiasts looking to improve their knowledge.

The flexible, self-paced format allows you to learn in your own time and, with quizzes at the end of each module, you can measure all the knowledge you’re distilling as you go.

We estimate 8-10 hours of study time to complete the course.

Successful candidates will receive a digital certificate of completion.

There are no prerequisites. There is no tasting requirement nor is there a tasting assessment in this course.

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Enrollment is open at any time.