Short Courses

Learn with the specialist centre for foods, tourism, hospitality and events.

Duration

28 hours, plus 1.5 hour exam

Prerequisites

WSET Level 2

This qualification is open to students who hold the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits or can demonstrate the equivalent level of knowledge.

It is recommended that students complete the Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits before progressing to the Level 3 Award.

It is a prerequisite for candidates planning to study for the WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines and Spirits qualification.

What You Learn

How to identify product style and quality of wine

Detailed analysis of the principal wines and spirits of the world

How to taste wines and evaluate the quality, style and price

What You Get

In depth knowledge of wines and spirits of the world

WSET course book

WSET Level 3 global accreditation

Materials to Bring

Pen for note taking

Dress Code

Neat casual dress required

This qualification is open to students who hold the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits or can demonstrate the equivalent level of knowledge.It is recommended that students complete the Level 2 Award in Wines & Spirits before progressing to the Level 3 Award.

It is a prerequisite for candidates planning to study for the WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines and Spirits qualification.

The aim of this course is to provide detailed analysis of the principal wines and spirits of the world. Students will also benefit from in-depth tastings where they will learn to identify product style and quality.

PROGRAMME OUTLINE

Unit 1 – Wines and Spirits of the World

•Production of Wine (location, viticulture, vinification, maturation and bottling, labelling regulations)

•France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Central and South Eastern Europe, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, North America, South and Central America

•Sparkling Wines

•Fortified (Liqueur) Wines

•Spirits and Liqueurs

•Information and Advice for Customers and Staf

This unit is evaluated by a multiple choice paper of 50 questions and a question paper requiring short written answers

Unit 2 – Tasting and Evaluating Wines of the World

•WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting – how to taste wines and evaluate the quality, style and price

This unit is assessed by a blind tasting paper of two wines

WSET Level 3 course book will be available for pick up at William Angliss Institute three weeks prior to class commencement; it is recommended that students familiarise themselves with the course content before embarking upon the program.

Visit www.wsetglobal.com for further details on the content

This comprehensive course runs over 28 hours  (please refer to schedule) plus a one and a half hour exam to conclude.

Successful students will receive a certificate and WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits lapel pin

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