If it is more convenient for to train your staff on your premises then our team of experienced business development managers can tailor a programme to fit your needs. Courses leading to international recognized qualifications can be run on a full- day or half-day basis, either weekly or over consecutive days. You can also choose to use wines from your own stock, giving staff the advantage of gaining specific product knowledge.
Level 2 Award in Wines & SpiritsThe WSET Level 2 certificate is the best starting point for people who have an understanding of the basics of wine. The Level 2 course is appropriate for anyone who works in wine, wants a career in the industry, or has a serious interest and wants to deepen their wine knowledge and become a more confident taster.
WHAT'S COVEREDThe Level 2 course focuses on how to systematically taste wine, as well as the factors that influence style, quality, and price. We'll also go into depth on the world’s major grape varieties and types of wine, including white and black grape varieties, sparkling wines, sweet wines, spirits, and liqueurs.
CLASSROOM COURSESDuration: 21 hours or available online Included: WSET course book, exam fee, more than 46 wines, 6 Spirits, Course fee Cost: $750
Level 2 Award in SpiritsThe Level 2 professional certificate in Spirits a 5-week study program. It's a great way for trained wine professionals, bar tenders, and others in the industry to deepen their knowledge of spirits and liqueurs, and also provides added depth for spirits lovers and mixologists.
WHAT'S COVEREDThe Spirits course covers the production, sales, and range of types of spirits, including whiskeys (Scotch, Bourbon, and others), brandies, and other spirits such as vodka, rum, tequila, gin, flavored spirits, and liqueurs. Students are given timed practice exams and assignments to prepare them for the final evaluation.
Level 3 Award in Wines & SpiritsThe WSET Level 3 course is one of the most globally-recognized achievements in the wine industry. The Level 3 Certificate is geared towards wine professionals or people interested in entering the wine industry, especially those looking for increased responsibility, leadership, and decision-making. Wine enthusiasts with a serious commitment and passion will also enjoy this course, as it is interactive and customized class dynamics.
WHAT'S COVEREDIn this newly-revised program, we’ll embark on an in-depth examination—and systematic tasting program—of every major world wine region, including France, Italy, Spain, and other regions in Europe, North and South America, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. For each region we examine the soil, climate, viticulture and winemaking factors that impact wine style, quality, and price. We’ll also cover additional types of wine, including fortified and sparkling wines, as well as spirits and liqueurs.
CLASSROOM COURSESDuration: 32 hours or available online Included: WSET course book, exam fee, More than 90 wines, 12 Spirits, Course fee Cost: $1400
A beginner level introduction to Sake for those starting a career in the beverage industry or just an interest to learn more about Sake
This qualification offers a hands-on introduction to the world of sake. You'll explore the main styles and types of sake through sight, smell and taste to develop an understanding of the key factors affecting flavors and aromas. Upon successful completion of a short exam you will receive a WSET certificate & pin.
The basic principles of sake production
The main types and styles of sake
How to serve sake
Factors affecting the flavour of sake
How to describe spirits using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Sake® (SAT)
CLASSROOM COURSESDuration: 12 hours Included: WSET course book, exam fee, More than 16 sake’s, Course fee Cost: $450
Level 3 Award in SakeGreat new Sake course developed by the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) in conjunction with Japan’s National Institute of Brewing. This fascinating and diverse beverage category is as interesting and complex to study as any wine or spirit and will enhance knowledge of the world of alcoholic beverages available to consumers.
WHAT'S COVEREDStudents attending this course will learn about the various production methods and their impact on style, quality, and price. Students will also taste a wide range of styles to reinforce their learning, build their tasting skills, and ability to assess Sake. There is no prior learning in the subject required to enter the program, however, students will be required to complete a monitored online study program which will begin two weeks before attending the classroom based element of the course. The examination duration is 2 hours and 15 minutes.