Certified Specialist of Spirits Training Program

Certified Specialist of Spirits Training Program
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Certified Specialist of Spirits Training Program 

This product is not available for discount. Registration Deadline is midnight on Monday, January 16, 2017.

 

This is a 3-Session Course.  
Next course dates are:

January 22, 29, and February 5, 2017 from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm


The Exam must be taken within two months of completion of your course at any 
Pearson Testing Center.

 

 

Summary:


 

Founded in 1977, the Society of Wine Educators is one of the leading professional certification organizations in the field of wine and spirits. The Certified Specialist of Spirits (CSS) is a certification denoting the holder has mastered a wide base of knowledge on all topics in the world of spirits. The CSS is widely recognized and regarded by the international wine and spirits industry.

This 3-session program consists of lectures, educational exercises and activities followed by a practice exam. The material is comprehensive, and the course is delivered at a fast pace, requiring a commitment to learning on the part of the student. Successful candidates earn the CSS credential, along with a certificate and pin.

This program is recommended for industry personnel and consumers who are passionate about spirits and would like to expand their knowledge. The CSS is also a perfect first step to gain on solid ground regarding spirits before tackling high-level general credentials (e.g., Advanced Sommelier, CSE, WSET Diploma, etc.).

 

About the Exam:
 


The rigorous CSS exam tests a candidate's spirits knowledge and mastery of key elements within the world of distillation and spirits production. The exam consists of 100 multiple-choice questions which must be completed within the one (1) hour allotted time. There are no prerequisites required to take the CSS Exam. Successful candidates who achieve a score of 75% or better are entitled to use the CSS post-nominal as part of their professional signature. 

 

Benefits of Professional Development and Certification Programs:


Increased knowledge and self confidence.

Enhanced credibility on the job.

Satisfaction in attaining a personal goal.

Specialized knowledge to help attendees stay competitive.

 

Program Includes:


  • Three (3) professionally conducted 8-hour sessions 
     
  • Projected Lectures, learning activities/games
     
  • Copy of all Lecture Slides
     
  • Review session and practice final exam
     
  • The NEW 2016 Edition SWE CSS Study Guide (200 pages) including color photographs and colorful distillation maps
     
  • The exam registration fee
     
  • Certificate and pin upon succesful completion of the exam
     

*Trade discounts will not be offered on this program.


This class will be held at Vino Venue, home of Atlanta Wine School, located at:

4478 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Dunwoody, GA 30338
770-668-0435

View a map of our location.