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WSET Online Level 3 Award in Wines

Course delivery

This qualification has a minimum requirement of 84 hours of study time, including 32.5 hours of online delivery time with the WSET course provider (including the 2.5 hour exam) and 51.5 hours of private 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 & a Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting (SAT) wines card


17 tasting samples and tasting notes will be sent to you to calibrate your wine palate


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


WSET Level 3 Exam Fees


Online Mock Exam Questions


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


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

Exam pass in WSET Level 2 Award in Wines / Wines and Spirits


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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