WSET Online Level 3 Award in Wines

Course delivery

This qualification has a minimum requirement of 90 hours of study time.


Please note this is an intensive course requiring dedicated personal study


Unit 1 is assessed by a closed-book exam of 50 multiple-choice questions and a short-written answer paper consisting of 4 questions. Unit 1 exam time is 2 hours.


Unit 2 is assessed by a blind tasting of two wines. Unit 2 exam time is 30 minutes.

In order to secure a pass for the WSET Level 3 Award in Wines, a candidate will be required to attain a minimum mark of 55% in both units.


The WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

An advanced level qualification for professionals working in the wine industry and for wine enthusiasts.

For individuals seeking to delve deeper into the world of wines, this qualification provides a detailed understanding of grape growing and wine making.

Upon successful completion you will be able to assess wines accurately, and use your understanding to confidently explain wine style and quality.

You will receive a WSET Level 3 certificate and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET Level 3 Certified logo.

What you'll learn in the WSET Level 3 Wines course

Unit 1

  • 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

Unit 2

  • How to taste wines, describe their characteristics and evaluate their quality, using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)


WSET Level 3

Lapel Pin, Certificate & use of Logo


What's included

WSET Level 3 Study Pack: course Textbook, Workbook, Specification & laminated Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting (SAT) card


A one-day tasting Workshop on the 6th of February, where we will taste a variety of quality wine samples to calibrate your palate


9-Week Online WSET Level 3 Award in Wines including both local and remote educator support

Vineyard visit in the Swan Valley (a Saturday afternoon at end of February date TBC)


WSET Level 3 Exam Fees


Online Mock Exam Questions


Reserved place at the Perth WSET Level 3 Award in Wines exam in April


WSET Level 3 Certificate, Lapel pin & use of WSET logo (after passing the exam)


Graduation Ceremony in a Perth venue, where you are presented with your WSET Level 3 Certificate & Lapel Pin


Comprehensive, Organised and Efficient Service from the Vinum Vitae WSET Approved Programme Provider

Entry requirements

An Exam pass in WSET Level 2 Award in Wines / Wines and Spirits is required to enrol in this course

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You must be over 18 years of age at the time of booking


Online Level 3 Award in Wines Course Information

For more information please download the documents below

Recommended Progression Routes: 

The WSET Level 3 Award in Wines is required for entry to the WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines.


WSET Online Level 3

Award in Wines

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Final Payment Date: 06/01/2021

Installment option available

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Please note this course requires a minimum number of participants, so please register your interest by sending us a message

This is an Advanced Wine Course


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Adrian Pereira

0413 389 209

65 Palmerston Street

Perth 6000

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