To my knowledge there is simply no better brand-agnostic qualification available in spirits.
This qualification has a minimum requirement of 26 hours of study time, including 14 hours of classroom or online delivery time with a WSET course provider.*
*Delivery will vary by course provider; however, this is the minimum requirement that should be met.
Assessment is by a closed-book exam of 50 multiple-choice questions.
This qualification is regulated by Ofqual.