WSET Online Level 3 Award in Wines
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
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
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 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
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
Exam Date TBC: