WSET Qualifications

Please, before booking any trainingconsult the downloadable Specifications for each training (see below);

this will give yoa better understanding of the course content and objectives
This will help yoto choose the appropriate level to start withas it is not mandatory to start with level 1. 

We currently offer the following degree courses:

 

 

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

What you'll learn

Unit 1
  • The key factors in the production of wine: location, grape growing, wine making, maturation and bottling

  • How these key factors influence the key characteristics of the principal

    • still wines of the world

    • sparkling wines of the world

    • fortified wines of the world

  • How to apply your understanding to explain wine style and quality

Unit 2
  • How to taste wines, describe their characteristics and evaluate their quality, using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)

 

Course delivery

This qualification has a minimum requirement of 84 hours of study time, including 30 hours of classroom delivery time with PathsToWines, your WSET course provider.

Available to study in these languages: French and English.

 

Assessment

Unit 1 is assessed by a closed-book exam of 50 multiple-choice questions and a short-written answer paper. Unit 2 is assessed by a blind tasting of two wines.

This qualification is regulated by Ofqual.

 

Entry requirements

It is recommended that you hold the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits or can demonstrate the equivalent level of knowledge. You must be of legal drinking age in the country where you are attending the course and exam to participate in any alcohol tasting. However, this is not a barrier to successfully completing Unit 1.

Course Information

For more information and full details on the course requirements, please download the Specification below.

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