|Duration:||Classroom: 6 hours 45minutes. Online ZOOM: 6 hours 45minutes.|
|Includes:||Classroom: 12 Cheese Samples, 12 Wine Samples, Digital Book, Online Exam, Certificate, 12-month’s access to the Academy of Cheese online Learning Road and Cheese Library with over 150 cheeses, Cheese and beverage pairings & Postage.
Online: Online Zoom Platform, Digital Book, Online Exam, Certificate, 12-month’s access to the Academy of Cheese online Learning Road and Cheese Library with over 150 cheeses, Cheese and beverage pairings & Postage.
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For all lovers of cheese, increase your knowledge to share with family & friends or to enhance your career. This course is an introduction to all types of cheese and learning to taste the cheese.
Want to know your Le Gruyère from your Gorgonzola? Then Level One is for you! Becoming an Associate of the Academy of Cheese is the first step to developing a greater understanding and appreciation of cheese.
During the fun and engaging tutoring, you’ll discover a structured approach to tasting and be introduced to a range of tools to help you communicate more effectively about cheese. You’ll learn how cheese is made, how to assess quality, develop an understanding of the provenance and range of cheese available. This will be backed up with a home study (and even more cheese tasting!) before completing our online certification.
Expand your knowledge with The Academy of Cheese Level 1 course.
For all lovers of cheese, increase your knowledge to share with family & friends or to enhance your career. This course is an introduction to all types of cheese, cheese making and learning to taste cheese the Academy way.
Join Academy of Cheese® Training Partner Christian Esser as he takes you through the basics of how cheese is made, how to make a great cheese board selection, and the flavours and profiles of the level one syllabus of 25 cheeses.
The course is completed within one day (10am – 5pm), you will learn all about the world’s classic cheeses, how they are made, their history and what they taste like. We use specialist training materials from the Academy of Cheese, taste 12 classic cheeses and learn about cheese in a fun and friendly atmosphere.
Anybody with an interest in Cheese! Level 1 is for anyone who wants to understand the basics of cheese and cheesemaking whether out of their own passion or as a stepping-stone in their career.
Students may elect to sit the Academy of Cheese® Level 1 Associate exam after completing the course – this exam can be taken online, at home and at the convenience of the student. Anyone who successfully completes this exam will receive a certificate and badge – as well as the right to say they are qualified in cheese!
A tasting of 12 wines is included in the course fee – we are a wine school after all! While the focus of the day is very much on cheese, students will also have the opportunity to taste 6 wines during the day chosen specifically to help demonstrate cheese and wine pairing principles.
Accreditation is awarded to delegates that achieve 24 marks and above (from a possible 30 questions) in our Multiple Choice Exam Paper. The online examination will be undertaken after you have completed 6-8 hours of classroom study and 12-24 hours of home study.
The multiple-choice questions are taken from the nine elements of learning outlined above. The current pass rate is 91%.