WSET Level 1 Online - Saturday Afternoons

WSET Level 1 Online - Saturday Afternoons

The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines is the ideal starting point for anybody new to wine or those beginning a career in wine or hospitality.

Why choose to study online with us?

  • Our online courses offer a near classroom experience - you will be tutored through your course by a professionally qualified wine tutor, they are not 'self-study' or 'distance learning' courses
  • You will be able to interact LIVE with your tutor and other students and ask questions during the sessions
  • We offer a different course formats including evening, weekend and condensed courses so you can choose the format that suits your schedule
  • The price of your online course includes an online exam that you can schedule at a time that is convenient to you
  • Free access to mock multiple choice questions so that you are perfectly prepared for the exam


What the course covers:

  • The basic skills and product knowledge required for the service and retail of wine
  • The main types and styles of wine
  • Common wine grapes and their characteristics
  • How to make food and wine pairings
  • How to store and serve wine
  • How to taste wine using the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting. SAT


The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines has full accreditation from OfQual as part of the UK Government’s Qualifications & Credits Framework as a Level 1 Vocational Qualification.

We recommend you read the course specification document before you sign up for the course. You can read this document by clicking here.

Course format:

This course is an online weekend course format, delivered over 3 consecutive Saturday afternoons


Course delivery

  • The Level 1 Award in Wines online course covers the same syllabus as the classroom course and is delivered in LIVE virtual lessons by one of our certified wine educators
  • The course includes 6 hours online tuition in 3 x 2 hr sessions. 11am - 1pm
  • Your tutor will provide a guided tasting of 6 wines with you on this course (for details of how to order the wines for your course see below)
  • You will receive access to practice multiple-choice revision questions specific to this course
  • You will be sent details of how to join your LIVE sessions when you book
  • Please note a reliable broadband connection is essential for the completion of this online course as are basic computer skills.
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Examination

To obtain the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines Qualification, you will need to successfully pass the exam. The exam is made up of 30 multiple-choice questions to be completed in 45 minutes. You must answer at least 70% correctly to pass the exam.

The exam will be taken online with the WSET

Course Schedule & Important Dates:

  • Saturday 8th May, 2pm - 4pm, 1st online session
  • Saturday 15th May, 2pm - 4pm 2nd online session
  • Saturday 22nd May, 2pm - 4pm 3rd online session


PLEASE NOTE - The WSET require 15 working days notice to organise the remote invigilation for the exam.

The course fee of £140 Includes:

  • Course study guide, posted to you at no extra charge
  • LIVE virtual, interactive sessions taught by a Local Wine School WSET Certified Tutor
  • Exclusive access to practice multiple choice questions
  • Internationally recognised WSET qualification certificate and pin for those who pass the exam
  • The exam fee
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PLEASE NOTE - The WSET require 15 working days notice to organise the remote invigilation for the exam.


Course Wines:

It is recommended that 6 wines are tasted as part of this course, although this is optional and not essential to complete the course. Please note that the cost of wines is not included in the course fee above.

Our wine experts have specially selected wine styles for this course aligned to demonstrate specific learning outcomes. They will recommend the styles you should buy when you book your course – they are all available from high street wine retailers. If you wish to taste the wines you will be required to purchase the wines and to have them available for your online sessions.

Details of how to order your case of wines will be provided when you book your place.

Special Educational Needs:

Please make the school aware if you have a condition which may mean that you will qualify for additional help during the exam such as dyslexia.

Places remaining: 10

Course Date/Time: Sat 8th May 2021 at 2pm - 4pm

Duration: 3 hours x 2 days

Venue: ONLINE

Event Price: £140.00

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