WSET Level 3 Award in Wines
After acquiring the WSET Level 2 certificate extend your knowledge to a professional level with the WSET Level 3 Award in Wines course. Through this course you will be qualified to make professional evaluations of wines regarding their style, quality and price. This qualification will provide you with in-depth product knowledge required for job skills and competencies in the wines business.
You will be able to apply your knowledge to advise management, to answer customer enquiries competently, to make an informed choice of wines and to make authoritative recommendations in various settings. Bring your ability to taste, describe and evaluate wine to an expert level using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting® (SAT). This course will intensify the key factors in the production of wine, which are location, grape growing, winemaking, maturation and bottling and how these influence the key characteristics of different wines.
Upon successful completion, you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pinand will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo. It is considered a prerequisite for candidates planning to study for the WSET Level 4 Diploma.
Who it is aimed at
Professionals in the wine and hospitality business needing core information to advise management and customers with authority and make informed selections of wines in a variety of situation.
Versed wine enthusiasts who wish to learn about wine in a rigorous and structured manner and gain an internationally-recognised wine qualification.
What you'll learn
The key factors in the production of wine: location, grape growing, winemaking, 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)
Recommended previous preparation
Before starting the course, candidates should have read the textbook and the coursebook. This course is challenging, therefore we recommend at least 55 hours of self-study.
The assessment takes place at the end of the course.
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. A mark of 55% is required on both the tasting and theory papers to pass.
This course is NOT suitable for beginners. It is recommended that you hold the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits or can demonstrate the equivalent level of knowledge.
Candidate should be over 18 years of age.
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For more information and full details on the course requirements, please download the specification below.
The course fee includes:
The WSET Level 3 Study Pack, course handouts, tuition, examination and postage
Tasting of approximately 70 wines
A set of 6 INAO glasses
WSET certificate and a lapel pin upon successful completion
05.03. - 07.03.2021 & 12.03. - 14.03.2021 from 09:30 to 17:30
Exam: 14.03.2021 at 14:00
Registration deadline: 21.02.2021
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