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WSET Level 3 Award in Wines


COURSE INFORMATION
  • Entirely new course design and structure with in-class tasting grouped by wine style rather than by country
  • Focus on grape growing and wine making as well as their influences on the final wine style, quality and price
  • UPGRADED course materials
  • Taste over 100 wines from every corner of the world
  • 18 sessions (45 hours in total)
  • 2.5 hours closed-book exam consists of both theory and practical units
  • Conducted in English or Cantonese (with English materials)

This is a completely revamped qualification focusing entirely on wine with no more spirits coverage.

The course is intended to provide in-depth knowledge of grape growing and wine making as well as their influences on the final wine style, quality and price. The in-class tasting will be grouped by wine style rather than by country to strengthen students’ understanding of the important concepts of style and quality. On top of a brand new course design and structure, the course textbook, study guide and complementary teaching materials are completely upgraded to enhance students’ learning experience.

Throughout the 18-lesson (2.5 hours per lesson) course, individuals will be tasting more than 100 wines. At the end of the course, students will be able to make accurate wine assessments and explain wine style and quality with confidence. We strongly recommend that students should have completed the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits course or other equivalent courses though there is no prerequisite to attend the WSET Level 3 Award in Wines. This course is suitable for wine trade professionals and for wine enthusiasts wishing to build thorough wine knowledge.

Once you obtain the Level 3 Award in Wines qualification, you can apply to use the WSET Certified logo.

Sessions       Areas Covered Sessions      Areas Covered
1 Course Induction and Tasting Technique 10 Reds and Whites – Northern Spain & Northern Italy
2 Natural Factors and Human Influences in the Vineyard 11 Reds and Whites – Central and Southern Italy, Portugal & Greece
3 Human Influences in the Winery 12 Revision 2
4 Whites – Alsace, Germany & Austria 13 Premium Reds – Australia, New Zealand & USA
5 Whites – Loire, Bordeaux & Hungary 14 Premium Whites – New Zealand, South Africa, Australia, USA & Canada
6 Whites – Burgundy 
Revision 1
15

Regional Specialities – Australia, South Africa & USA
Premium Reds & Whites – Argentina & Chile

7 Reds and Rosés – Bordeaux, South West France & Loire Valley 16 Fortified Wines
8 Reds – Burgundy & Beaujolais
Reds and Whites – Northern Rhône
17 Sparkling Wines
9 Reds, Whites and Rosés – Southern Rhône & Southern France
Reds – Spain Part 1
18 Revision 3

Candidates will be required to pass a closed-book examination, comprising two units.

Examination:

       Unit One: A written assessment of two parts comprises:

  • Part 1: 50 multiple-choice questions
  • Part 2: Four short written answers of 25 marks each

       Unit Two: A practical tasting paper in the form of a blind tasting of two wines.

Exam Duration:

       Unit One: 2 Hour

       Unit Two: 30 Minutes

Passing Grade:        In order to be awarded the WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines, candidates
       must achieve a pass (55%) in all papers and both units of the examination.
$13,800 $26,800
2 Persons Discount
$13,400
Early Bird
$26,600
2 Persons Early Bird
(Paid 1 month before course starts)
Code Date Time Language Fee Examination Date Registration
A2005 May 20, 27
Jun 3, 10, 17, 24
Jul 8, 15, 22, 29
Aug 5, 12, 19, 26
Sep 2, 9, 16, 23
(Wed)
7:30pm - 10:00pm English HKD 13800 Oct 31 09:00am-11:45am Course Expired
AC2006 Jun 8, 15, 22, 29
Jul 6, 13, 20, 27
Aug 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Sep 7, 14, 21, 28
Oct 5
(Mon)
7:30pm - 10:00pm Cantonese HKD 13800 Nov 14 09:00am-11:45am Course Expired
AC2006SA
(Weekend Intensive)
Jun 20, 27
Jul 4, 11, 18, 25
Aug 1, 8, 15
(Sat)
1:00pm - 6:15pm Cantonese HKD 13800 Oct 10 09:00am-11:45am Course Expired
A2007 Jul 23, 30
Aug 6, 13, 20, 27
Sep 3, 10, 17, 24
Oct 8, 15, 22, 29
Nov 5, 12, 19, 26
(Thu)
7:30pm - 10:00pm English HKD 13800 Jan 09 09:00am-08:00am Course Expired
A2007SA
(Weekend Intensive)
Jul 25
Aug 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Sep 5, 12, 19
(Sat)
1:00pm - 6:15pm English HKD 13800 Oct 31 09:00am-11:45am Course Expired
A2008BSA
(Weekend Intensive)
Aug 8, 15, 22, 29
Sep 5, 12, 19, 26
Oct 10
(Sat)
1:00pm - 6:15pm English HKD 13800 Nov 14 09:00am-11:45am Course Expired
AC2008 Aug 18, 25
Sep 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Oct 6, 13, 20, 27
Nov 3, 10, 17, 24
Dec 1, 8, 15
(Tue)
7:30pm - 10:00pm Cantonese HKD 13800 Jan 09 09:00am-11:45am Course Expired
AC2008SA
(Weekend Intensive)
Aug 22, 29
Sep 5, 12, 19, 26
Oct 10, 17, 24
(Sat)
1:00pm - 6:15pm Cantonese HKD 13800 Dec 12 09:00am-11:45am Course Expired
A2008SA
(Weekend Intensive)
Aug 30
Sep 6, 13, 20, 27
Oct 11, 18, 25
Nov 1
(Sun)
1:00pm - 6:15pm English HKD 13800 Jan 09 09:00am-11:45am Course Expired
A2009 Sep 14, 21, 28
Oct 5, 12, 19
Nov 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Dec 7, 14, 28
Jan 4, 11, 18, 25
(Mon)
7:30pm - 10:00pm English HKD 13800 Feb 27 09:00am-11:45am Course Expired
A2009R
(Consecutive Course)
Sep 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
(Mon,Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
8:30am - 6:30pm English HKD 13800 Sep 26 09:00am-11:45am Enrol
AC2010 Oct 7, 14, 21, 28
Nov 4, 11, 18, 25
Dec 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Jan 6, 13, 20, 27
Feb 3
(Wed)
7:30pm - 10:00pm Cantonese HKD 13800 TBC Enrol
A2010SA
(Weekend Intensive)
Oct 17, 24, 31
Nov 7, 14, 21, 28
Dec 5, 12
(Sat)
1:00pm - 6:15pm English HKD 13800 TBC Enrol
A2011R
(Consecutive Course)
Nov 23, 24, 25, 26, 27
(Mon,Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
8:30am - 6:30pm English HKD 13,400 Nov 28 09:00am-11:45am Enrol