SHORT COURSE

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

Description

The WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines provides in-depth knowledge of a wide range of old and new-world wine styles. This is an Advanced level qualification suitable for professionals working in the wine industry as well as experienced consumers. This qualification provides a detailed understanding of grape growing and wine making. Upon completion you will be able to assess wines accurately, and use your understanding to confidently explain wine style and quality. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.

Participation in a WSET two hour and fifteen minutes theory and tasting examination is required in the final session.

What you will learn:
- Key factors in the production of wine: location, grape growing, winemaking, maturation and bottling
- Still wines of the world
- Sparkling wines of the world
- Fortified wines of the world
- How to apply your understanding to explain wine style and quality
- How to taste wines using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)

This course is open to students who have passed the Level 2 Award in Wines. If you do not hold the Level 2 Award in Wines, but have obtained the relevant knowledge and experience, you are eligible to gain entry through successful completion of an entry assessment. Please contact wineandspirits@tafesa.edu.au for direct entry applications.

It is a requirement that the WSET specification document is read before you pay.

Further specifications for this course can be accessed by clicking on the WSET® logo.

ONLINE DELIVERY

Online study offers students the flexibility to complete their study at a time and place that suits them. Blended and custom options are available for Regional or in house and require a minimum number of students.

While WSET online courses are a great option for many, it is important to be aware of the following requirements:

- WSET examinations are not online, students will be required to attend the examination in
person. The exam date will be specified at the time of enrolment. The exam date will be specified at the time of enrolment and is subject to change according to the COVID-19 situation.
- For qualifications at level 3 and above students will need to attend a tasting technique workshop to support their online learning.
- Samples are not included in the cost of an online course.
- Travel for examination and workshop is the responsibility of the student.

How does the WSET Online Classroom work?

- Each course has a set start and finish date, with clear guidelines on progression, however there are no fixed times to log-on as there is no "live" delivery of content. Students can complete their learning at times that suit them.
- Students will learn through a range of independent and/or group activities supported by videos and quizzes, designed to achieve the required learning outcomes to prepare for the examination.
- Throughout the course students will have access to a subject-specialist educator who’ll provide feedback on any assigned exercises and respond to course related queries.
- Students will retain access to the course materials for a year after the course concludes.

You will need access to a computer and/or HTML 5 compatible mobile or tablet with the following minimum requirements: Internet explorer 10, Firefox 25.0, Safari 6. Chrome 30.0 or other HTML compatible web browser with JavaScript and cookies enabled; Adobe Reader X1 or equivalent; internet access (broadband recommended).

Further specifications for this course can be accessed by clicking on the WSET® logo.

  • This course assumes a basic level of starting knowledge. Applicants must hold the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits or demonstrate the equivalent level of knowledge via an entry assessment. Participants must be 18 years or over.

Short Course Delivery Locations Some short courses can provide accreditation for industry-specific registration, while others merely provide skills and knowledge in the subject area. Concession prices are available for some courses.

Start Date

Thu 23 Feb 23

End Date

Thu 29 Jun 23

Class Times
Class Runs: 23rd February - 13th April 2023 6:00pm-9:00pm
2 weeks break
4th May - 15th June 2023 6:00pm-9:00pm
1 week break
Exam 29th June 2023 6:00pm-9:00pm
Duration
16 weeks x 3 hours
Address or Room
Room: B/B04
Student Visa (500)

Current VISA holders eligible

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Cost

$1690.00 GST inc

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Start Date

Mon 8 May 23

End Date

Mon 24 Jul 23

Class Times
Class Runs: 8th of May - 5th of June 2023 9:30am-3:30pm
1 week break
19th of June - 3rd of July 2023 9:30am-3:30pm
2 weeks break
Exam 24th July 2023
Duration
9 weeks x 6 hours
Address or Room
Room: B/B04
Student Visa (500)

Current VISA holders eligible

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Cost

$1690.00 GST inc

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Start Date

Tue 23 May 23

End Date

Tue 26 Sep 23

Class Times
Class Runs: 23rd May - 4th July 2023 6:00pm-9:00pm
2 weeks break
25th July - 12th September 2023 6:00pm-9:00pm
1 week break
Exam 26th September 2023 6:00pm-9:00pm
Duration
16 weeks x 3 hours
Address or Room
Room: B/B04
Student Visa (500)

Current VISA holders eligible

Contact

Cost

$1690.00 GST inc

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Location

Online

Start Date

Mon 20 Feb 23

End Date

Mon 24 Apr 23

Class Times
Online - 20th February - 24th April 2023
On campus workshop at TAFESA Adelaide City Thursday 23rd February 2023 6:00pm
On Campus exam at TAFESA Adelaide City campus Thursday 29th June 2023 6:00pm
Student Visa (500)

Current VISA holders eligible

Note

Student is required to purchase wine samples for tasting purposes

Contact

Cost

$1300.00 GST inc

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Location

Online

Start Date

Mon 15 May 23

End Date

Mon 17 Jul 23

Class Times
Online - 15th May - 17th July 2023
On campus workshop at TAFESA Adelaide City Tuesday 23rd May 2023 6:00pm-9:00pm
On Campus exam at TAFESA Adelaide City campus Monday 24th July 2023 9:30am
Student Visa (500)

Current VISA holders eligible

Note

Student is required to purchase wine samples for tasting purposes

Contact

Cost

$1300.00 GST inc

Add to Cart

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