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Dates For 2017 Courses Released:

You can see the dates for Level 1 and Level 2 here:

We Are Proud Approved Programme Providers for WSET

We Are Proud Approved Programme Providers for WSET

Origins & Aims of The Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET)

First started in 1969, with the financial backing of the Vintners’ Company. Its aim is to educate the people working in the UK wine and spirit trade.

The Wine and Spirit Education Trust is a UK based charity. It works closely with the drinks industry. WSET helps teach students all over the world about wines and spirits. For many jobs WSET courses are needed to get on.

WSET Wine and Spirit Education Trust Courses

WSET Wine and Spirit Education Trust Courses are essential for anyone wanting to make the most of their career prospects in the wine and spirit industry. For most jobs in the industry they are essential.

Its influence has grown a lot over the years. Its education and qualifications are highly valued by employers and workers in the trade everywhere. A good number of course entrants are members of the public wishing to learn more about wine and spirits.

Today WSET Qualifications are Taught & Recognised Worldwide

Wine and Spirit Education Trust qualifications are now sought after all over the world. Including Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, North & South America and Australia & New Zealand.

WSET Major Wine Related Qualifications:

Read about WSET Wine and Spirit Education Trust Courses here:

  • LEVEL 1
  • LEVEL 2
  • LEVEL 3
  • DIPLOMA

Level 1 Award in Wines

From its origins as a qualification for front of house staff in restaurants and other on-site premises, the WSET Level One award in wines and spirits has grown to be a global attainment for new employees in the wine industry. It is increasingly being undertaken by consumers interested in wine. 

The aim of the course is to give a basic introduction to wine followed by some basic food & wine pairing. Successful students get a certificate and a Level 1 Award in wine lapel pin.

Level 1 Award in Spirits

Designed for people in their first job. Provides a basic introduction to the skills needed to serve spirits.

More Advice on Course Choices in our Blog Here:

We have written a Blog post in which we have outlined the different course details. You will find helpful advice and short clear details of what is involved at each level.

Why WSET Courses Are Important.