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 wines and spirits. 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 and Spirits. If you do not hold the Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits, but have obtained the relevant knowledge and experience, you are eligible to gain entry through successful completion of an entry assessment. Please contact wset@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.

Other dates and regions coming soon! Please register your interest at wset@tafesa.edu.au for Coonawarra, Clare and Riverland.

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.

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Location

Online

Start Date

Mon 14 Sep 20

End Date

Sun 11 Oct 20

Class Times
On campus worksop (Urrbrae Campus): Mon 7 Sep 6:00-9:00pm
On campus exam: date TBA
Duration
9 weeks
Student Visa (500)

Current VISA holders eligible

Note

All students must be registered and paid minimum ten days before course commences to allow for registration and study packs to be delivered. Study pack will be posted once enrolment is received.

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Cost

$1300.00 GST inc

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Location
Date

Dates to be advised

Class Times
Thursdays 6:00-9:00pm (plus exam)
Duration
16 weeks x 3 hours
Student Visa (500)

Current VISA holders eligible

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Cost

$1690.00 GST inc

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Location
Start Date

Mon 12 Oct 20

End Date

Mon 14 Dec 20

Class Times
Mondays 9:30am-2:30pm (exam on 14 Dec 9:30am)
Duration
8 days x 5 hours
Address or Room
Room: A44
Student Visa (500)

Current VISA holders eligible

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Cost

$1690.00 GST inc

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