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 WSET Level 1 Award in Wines - classroom course

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines - classroom course

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Course Description

The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines is the ideal starting point for anybody new to wine or those beginning a career in wine or hospitality.

What the course covers:

  • The basic skills and product knowledge required for the service and retail of wine
  • The main types and styles of wine 
  • Common wine grapes and their characteristics 
  • How to make food and wine pairings 
  • How to store and serve wine 
  • How to taste and describe wine using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine (SAT)

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 

Course format:
This course is delivered in a day with the exam at the end of the session and includes a tasting of 9 different wines.


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. 

Course Schedule & Important Dates: 

  • Sunday 7th Novermber 9am to 5.30pm

Registration Deadline: Friday 29th October

The course fee of £185 includes: 

  • Course study guide, posted to you at no extra charge
  • Full day's tuition with a fully certified WSET course educator
  • Examination preparation session inc mock exam questions
  • In class examination
  • Internationally recognised WSET qualification including certificate and pin for those who pass 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. 


Sun 07
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WSET Level 1 Award in Wines classroom course
No 8 Thorpe Road
Wed 01
- 2025 -
WSET Level 1 Award in Wine course classroom exam

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No 8 Thorpe Road
8 Thorpe Road

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