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WSET Level 1 in Wines (including exam)

WSET Level 1 in Wines (including exam)

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The WSET Level 1 in Wines Award is an entry level qualification providing a straightforward introduction to wine. It is the ideal starting point for anybody new to wine or those beginning a career in wine or hospitality.

The course is completed in a single day and includes a 45 minute 30 question multiple choice exam. Please bring a photo ID with you on the day (this is a requirement for sitting the exam). A passport or driving licence is best. 

All our course tutors are qualified to deliver courses on behalf of the Wine & Spirit Education Trust.

What the course covers:
• The main types and styles of wine
• Common wine grapes and their characteristics
• Food and wine pairings
• Storage and service of wine
• How to taste wine using the WSET ‘Systematic approach to Tasting’

For more detail on the course structure & content, as well as assessment criteria and sample exam questions view the WSET Level 1 Specification

Included in the fee: 

• study book (provided on the day)
• 9 wines to taste
• practical food and wine pairing
• professional WSET tuition by WSET-Certified Tutors
• examination fees
• internationally recognised WSET qualification certificate and pin upon passing the exam

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.

Deadline for booking: 6 February 2022 in order to allow sufficient time to register you for the exam.  

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.


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Thompson St Albans
2 - 8 Hatfield Road

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