Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WEST) Level 1 Award in Wine
Campus Granton Campus
Qualification SCQF Level 4
Study mode Part time
Course enquiry form
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.
- All course materials produced by WSET
- All tasting wines (6 wines tasted)
- All tuition and hand-outs
- Examination paper, marking by WSET and a certificate and lapel pin for passing
- All study materials
More information can be found on the WSET website.
The course will run from Monday 22 January 2024 - from 9 am to 5.30 pm (including the final exam), the deadline for applications and payment is Friday 5 January 2024, to allow time for materials to be ordered.
What you will learn
- 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)
How the course is assessed
- There is a 30 question multiple-choice paper at the end of the course (on the same day) with a 70% and above pass mark.
Number of days per week
- This is a one day course based at our Granton Campus
- There are no formal 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.
English Proficiency RequirementsStudents must have a good understanding of the English Language
Progression and Articulation Routes
- Students who successfully pass the level 1 award in wine can apply for the WSET level 2 award in wine
- Candidates can progress with other levels of WSET to assist you with a career in the Hospitality or Wine Retail Industry
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