Short Courses

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

Melbourne Polytechnic's Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 1 Award in Wines is a basic introduction to wine, including tips for food and wine matching.

Course Code: SPI001

WSET level 1 Award in Wines - Wine Tasting Course Melbourne Polytechnic

Enrol now in the internationally recognised WSET Awards in Wines

The course was developed by the UK-based Wine Spirit Education Trust (WSET), and is recognised internationally. Melbourne Polytechnic is an Approved Program Provider for WSET courses.

Code

SPI001

Campuses

EPPING

Department

Agriculture and Animal Studies
03 9269 8615

Duration

1 day
Total Hours: 8

Course Outline

  • 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
  • the matching of food and wine

Course Outcomes

  • Upon successful completion, participants will be issued a Level 1 Award Certificate and lapel pin from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET)

Related Courses

WSET LEVEL 2 AWARD IN WINES AND SPIRITS, WSET LEVEL 3 AWARD IN WINES

Recognising Organisations

Wine and Spirit Education Trust

Suitable For

  • It appeals to people entering the wine industry and to the general (and enthusiastic) wine consumer.

Fees

Fees:$280.00

This course is GST Free

No government funding or concession applies.

Payment Options:

  • Cash - paid in person at any campus or a Skills and Jobs Centre
  • Credit Card
  • Invoice - paid by the company or job agencies

Assessment Methods

Participants complete a portfolio of tasting notes in class A multiple-choice exam paper of 30 questions.

Materials

Pen and paper A text/study guide is provided

Prerequisites

Candidates need to be over 18 years old. Photo identification is to be provide prior to sitting the exam

Pathways to further study

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits WSET Level 3 Award in wines

Workplace Training

Consultancy - Training can be offered on-site or off-site

Available Sessions

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.