Please, before booking any training, consult the downloadable Specifications for each training (see below);
this will give you a better understanding of the course content and objectives.
This will help you to choose the appropriate level to start with, as 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
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
How to taste wines, describe their characteristics and evaluate their quality, using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)
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.
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.
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.
For more information and full details on the course requirements, please download the Specification below.
Specification: Consult / Download
WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine®: Consult / Download