Short Courses

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


1 day


Sunday 28 November 2021

9.00am - 5.00pm

(Cut-off for enrolment is strictly 5th November 2021)

What You Learn

Introduction to main syles of wines available to front-line staff

The principles of wine and food compatibility

Sensory appraisal of wine characteristics and quality

What You Get

WSET Level 1 course book

WSET Level 1 accreditation upon passing

Broad understanding of wine and wine production

Materials to Bring

Pen for note taking

Photo Identification (ie. drivers license, passport, etc)

Dress Code

Neat casual dress required

A beginner level introduction to wine suitable for those starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine. For individuals new to wine study, this qualification provides a hands-on introduction to the world of wine. You’ll explore the main types and styles of wine through sight, smell, and taste, while also gaining the basic skills to describe wines accurately, and make food and wine pairings. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

Enjoy the learning experience with tastings of all wines

Programme outline:

  • The main types and styles of wine
  • Common wine grapes and their characteristics
  • How to store and serve wine
  • The principles of food and wine pairing
  • How to describe wine using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)

Participants will recieve WSET Level 1 Award in Wine Certificate and pin

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You must be of legal drinking age in the country where you are attending the course to participate in any alcohol tasting. However, this is not a barrier to successfully completing the qualification.

For further details on the content, and to access the WSET global website, please visit the link below

A light lunch is provided for all class participants

**Please note that cut-off for enrolment is strictly 16 days prior to the commencement of the class**

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