Hospitality - Whisky Course College Certificate

What is special about this course?

This course will provide a grounding in the history of whisky making, the production process and marketing of the product. You 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.

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

Entry requirements

  • No formal entry requirements.
  • As whisky samples are an integral part of this course, only persons aged 18 years and above can apply.

How will I study my course?

  • Distance learning
  • Online

You will access all learning via your computer or device. Lectures and other sessions are timetabled and you will attend these remotely via video conferencing and our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), with support from your lecturers.

How long will my course last?

Approximately 20 hours study 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?

    • UHI Moray

Start date

Various.  Please contact UHI Moray 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.


Our Student Finance Advisers can advise you on all aspects of student funding. The support available depends upon your personal circumstances.

Please refer to our Fees and Funding section for more information.

What can I do on completion of my course?

On successful completion of this course you may progress onto further study in hospitality.

Is there more information available online?

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

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Moray. UHI Moray 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.