AWSEC - Only WSET HK Educator of the Year award winner offers WSET diploma
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The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) is a UK based awarding body devoted to the development and delivery of qualifications and course in wines and spirits. Founded in 1969, WSET aims to provide best-in-class education and qualifications to inspire and empower the world’s wine and spirits professionals and enthusiasts. Since then, WSET has grown into the foremost global leader in the field of wines and spirits education.


WSET qualifications are globally recognized as the international standard in wine and spirit knowledge, and are now represented in 73 countries. The WSET courses have become almost a requirement to be eligible for the prestigious title of Master of Wine.


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AWSEC is the WINNER of the WSET Educator of the Year 2013 Award!

The award is given for “a significant contribution to WSET courses and qualifications in the past year, with superlative results in WSET programmes, whilst demonstrating commitment and innovation in education.” AWSEC is the winner for 2013 out of 500 providers in 62 countries. AWSEC is the First programme provider in Asia that won this award. 

AWSEC is registered with WSET as the only Approved Programme Provider in Hong Kong for running courses and examinations from levels 1 to 4. 

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Get an Internationally recognised qualification in wine and have fun while studying for it!

This qualification provides a basic introduction to the main types and styles of wine available to front-line staff involved in the service or sale of wine. It provides the basic product knowledge and skills in the storage and service of wine required to prepare a person for their first job in wine hospitality or retail.


The best supplementary course for students who have studied WSET qualifications focusing only on wine but looking for a complete understanding of the wine & spirits industry or before they pursue for the WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines & Spirits. Suitable for people with their first job related to the spirits industry.

Understanding of the main styles / types / key factors affecting flavours & aromas of Sake. Following WSET’s renowned Systematic Approach To Tasting to explore these characters in a systematic way. An internationally recognised qualification with certificate & lapel pin will be awarded upon passing the exam.

An introduction to the wine service profession, this course includes instruction in the art of wine service and includes the development of practical skills in a restaurant setting.

A comprehensive qualification covers the major grape varieties, the important wine regions where they are grown as well the styles of wines made. Understand quality of wine, the key classifications and labeling terminology. An overview of spirit is included. It caters to professionals & enthusiasts.

This course is intended to provide a thorough knowledge of spirits and liqueurs to underpin job skills and competencies, for example, in customer service and sales in the hospitality, retail, wholesale and spirits sectors of the industry.

For professionals and enthusiasts looking for in-depth knowledge of wine. A completely revamped qualification focusing entirely on wine with no more spirits coverage. Students will gain comprehensive knowledge on grape growing, wine making and their influences on the final wine style, quality and price. Professional tasting skills will be developed by a series of comparative tasting grouped by wine style.


Systematic way to learn about Sake – the Japanese alcoholic beverage which is now on the rise in the international drinks market.

This fascinating and diverse beverage category is as interesting and complex to study as any wine or spirit and will enhance knowledge of the world of alcoholic beverages available to consumers. Students attending this course will learn about the various production methods and their impact on style, quality and price of Sake. Students will also taste a wide range of styles, many of which are rarely available outside of Japan to reinforce their learning, build their tasting skills and ability to assess Sake.

This is a specialist qualification open to those who has completed Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits where detailed knowledge is combined with commercial factors and a thorough system for the professional evaluation of wines and spirits. The Diploma is recommended by the Institute of Masters of Wine for candidates wishing to pursue membership. Courses and examinations are offered by AWSEC Hong Kong.