Hospitality - Whisky Course Certificate

What is special about this course?

The course will provide a grounding in the history of whisky making, the production process and marketing of the product and will develop skills in nosing and tasting.

In particular, it will focus on developing an appreciation of the general characteristics of the different styles and types of Scotch whisky.

The course is especially relevant to those who work in the Scotch whisky, hospitality, leisure & tourism and retail industries, but it is available to anyone of appropriate age (18 or above) with an interest in whisky. At the end of this course
you will receive a Moray College UHI Certificate.

Entry requirements

Please note that, because whisky samples are an integral part of this course, it is available only to persons of 18 years and above.

How will I study my course?

  • Distance learning

This coure is available online.

How long will my course last?


Approximately 20 hours study, delivered online.

The cost of the course is £275 including delivery within the UK. For any other country, please contact us to confirm availability (subject to licensing & custom laws of your country) and the cost including delivery, along with details of how to pay.

Where can I study my course?

    • Moray College UHI

Start date

Various.  Please contact Moray College UHI for more details on start dates.


Unfortunately there is no funding available for Leisure Courses. Participants will therefore by liable for the full cost of this course.

What can I do on completion of my course?

You could move on to further study in Hospitality. Your tutor will be able to advise.

Is there more information available online?

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To apply for this course, please download and complete our Whisky Course application form:

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Moray College UHI. Moray College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.