Foundation Certificate in Wine

Course Objective This qualification aims to provide the basic product knowledge and skills in the service of wine to prepare a person for their first job in hospitality. The qualification introduces candidates to:
  • the main styles of wine
  • the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting
  • the characteristics of the common grape varieties used to produce wine
  • service of wine
  • health, safety and legal issues
  • he matching of food and wine
Duration of course 1 day course (8 hours) + same day assessment
Assessment Method A multiple choice paper of 30 questions and a portfolio of tasting notes.
Entry Requirements There are no restrictions on entry to the WSET Level 1 Foundation Certificate in Wines. Students who are under legal minimum age for the retail purchase of alcoholic beverages will not be allowed to sample any alcoholic beverage as part of their course, but this is not a barrier to successfully completing the qualification. Similarly, students who choose not to taste alcohol for health, religious or other reasons who will not find this a barrier to successfully completing the qualification.
Certification: Foundation Certificate in Wine
Syllabus
  • Viticulture
  • Wine Making
  • New World Wines
  • Old World Wines
  • Tasting & Handling of wine
  • Fortified / Liquer Wines
  • 12 wines will be tasted during the course
About WSET The WSET was founded in 1969 to promote, provide and develop high-quality education and training in wines and spirit for those in wine and spirits industry. Since then, WSET has grown into the foremost international awarding body in the field of wines and spirit with a suit of sought-after qualifications.

The WSET design courses produce training and learning materials and set examinations, working through a network of Approved Programme Providers (APPs) around the world. These external Providers are rigorously checked to ensure they deliver the high standard of teaching required to enable students to pass their WSET qualification, so you can be sure of consistent level of quality and integrity, which will make your learning experience both rewarding and enjoyable.

The WSET develops and manages vocational qualifications for the wine and spirit and related industries. It is approved by the British government as a national awarding body of vocational qualifications. Its qualifications provide underpinning knowledge which can be applied in a number of different job functions. There are seven core awards but in all five levels of accreditation from Level 1, a foundation certificate in Wine to Level 5, an honours diploma.

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