What the course covers:
The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines has full accreditation from OfQual as part of the UK Government’s Qualifications & Credits Framework as a Level 1 Vocational Qualification.
We recommend you read the course specification document before you sign up for the course. You can read this document by clicking here.
This course is an online weekend course format, delivered over 3 consecutive Sundays.
Please note a reliable broadband connection is essential for the completion of this online course as are basic computer skills.
To obtain the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines Qualification, you will need to successfully pass the exam. The exam is made up of 30 multiple-choice questions to be completed in 45 minutes. You must answer at least 70% correctly to pass the exam.
The exam may be taken at Birmingham Wine School in class. Dates to be agreed. We can offer an online exam for an additional £30.
The course fee of £120 Includes:
It is recommended that 6 wines are tasted as part of this course, although this is optional and not essential to complete the course. Please note that the cost of wines is not included in the course fee above.
Our wine experts have specially selected wine styles for this course aligned to demonstrate specific learning outcomes. They will recommend the styles you should buy when you book your course – they are all available from high street wine retailers. If you wish to taste the wines you will be required to purchase the wines and to have them available for your online sessions.
The price of the 6 bottle case is £60 including delivery to mainland UK. Details of how to order your case of wines will be provided 10 days prior to the start of your course.
Special Educational Needs:
Please make the school aware if you have a condition which may mean that you will qualify for additional help during the exam such as dyslexia.
This event is online only.