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Under the law of Hong Kong, intoxicating liquor must not be sold or supplied to a minor in the course of business.
根據香港法律,不得在業務過程中,向未成年人售賣或供應令人醺醉的酒類

Under the law of Hong Kong, intoxicating liquor must not be sold or supplied to a minor in the course of business. 根據香港法律,不得在業務過程中,向未成年人售賣或供應令人醺醉的酒類

WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines

WHY STUDY WSET® LEVEL 4 DIPLOMA IN WINES?

The Level 4 Diploma in Wines is WSET®’s flagship qualification, providing in-depth knowledge and understanding of wines and the global industry. It’s divided into six ‘units’, Year 1 will include 5 units and Year 2 will include 1 unit.

• As the springboard to the prestigious Master of Wine (MW) qualification

• Career Prospects and Professional Progression

• Personal Development and Network Building


WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines
WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines

CAREER PROSPECTS AND PROFESSIONAL PROGRESSION

The WSET® Diploma is considered by many as the premier entry ticket for the wine trade and is recognised and respected internationally, with notable alumni such as Jancis Robinson MW OBE, Gérard Basset MS MW OBE, and Serena Sutcliffe MW (to name but a very few!). This valued qualification is highly desirable for those who wish to pursue a serious career at an expert level in the wine and spirit industry. Aldi's BWS Buying Director Global Sourcing Mike James Ph.D., for instance, attests that achieving it has played an "invaluable role" in his professional development. Successful graduates acquire exceptional analytical skills and proficiency in evaluative wine tasting, gaining global recognition as authoritative wine specialists. The WSET® Diploma is universally viewed as the key springboard to the prestigious Master of Wine (MS) qualification.

WHY STUDY DIPLOMA WITH AWSEC?

• AWSEC is the Exclusive WSET® Diploma Provider in Hong Kong.

• AWSEC has educated more than 1,400 WSET® Diploma students. (As of June 2022)

• AWSEC offers 3 Diploma Programme Study Modes and many examination dates to provide flexible learning options for both local and overseas students

• Pay through AWSEC's new easy instalment plan

Numerous supplementary tasting classes to enhance the Diploma Programme study with exclusive discounts for Diploma students

• AWSEC Diploma students and graduates play key roles in the wine, sake, and spirits industry

• AWSEC is the longest-serving WSET® Approved Programme Provider in Hong Kong, China & Asia

• AWSEC has Diploma students from 29 countries and regions

• AWSEC Diploma graduates were awarded The Vintners’ Cup – the world's highest aggregate mark across all units of the WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines in 2013, 2015, 2019 & 2021

Crystal Chan
Mark Tsui

AWSEC DIPLOMA STUDENTS’ ACHIEVEMENTS

Sarah Heller
Timothy Clark
(Photo on the left) Sarah Heller receiving the Vintners' Cup (Left to right: Anthony Sykes, Master of the Vintners' Company; Sarah Heller DipWSET MW, prize winner; Jancis Robinson MW, WSET Honorary President) at WSET's Award and Graduation Ceremony 2013. Retrieved from WSET.

(Photo on the right) Timothy Clark is being presented with the Vinters’ Cup. (Left to right: Ann Hill, Worshipful Company of Vintners; Timothy Clark DipWSET, prize winner; Steven Spurrier, WSET Honorary President) at WSET's Award and Graduation Ceremony 2019. Retrieved from WSET.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?



ENROL INTO THE WSET® LEVEL 4 DIPLOMA

• Candidates must hold either the WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines (or the WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits) to enrol the WSET® Level 4 Diploma and must be over 18 to have passed the Level 3.

• Candidates whose first language is not English are strongly recommended to have an IELTS score of 6.5 or above or be able to demonstrate an equivalent ability level.


Course Programme

Course Programme Booklet

INTRODUCTION DAY ON 1 JULY 2022

WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines
WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines

WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines Programme Introduction Day was successfully held on 1 July 2022, led by Jennie Mack DipWSET, the Co-Founder, Managing Director, and Principal Educator of AWSEC®, who passionately guided the participants with blind tasting practices and an in-depth introduction and insightful sharing of the Programme.

Please feel free to inquire at diploma@awsec.com to obtain the video playback link of the Introduction Day.

2022 SEPTEMBER INTAKE

Year 1 Schedule
Year 2 Schedule - Coming Soon



ENROL NOW


Click on each study mode below to see more details

Part-Time Evening Programme
The Part-Time Evening Programme is suitable for students who live in Hong Kong or can travel to Hong Kong for regular evening lessons. This is by far our most popular format for students living in Hong Kong.
Year 1: HKD$35,880
Year 2: HKD$35,880
Year 1+2 Package: HKD$66,880


Block Release Programme
The Block Release Programme is suitable for students who do not live in Hong Kong and cannot attend the Part-Time Evening Programme. This format requires students to study at home and then travel to Hong Kong for a period of intensive study just prior to exams.
Year 1: HKD$35,880
Year 2: HKD$35,880
Year 1+2 Package: HKD$66,880


Distance Learning Programme
Each student registered for the Distance Learning Programme will be assigned a Hong Kong-based online tutor from AWSEC. The assigned tutor will answer questions from students by e-mail and will give students practice tasting notes and theory questions to complete on a given timetable. Distant Learning requires a higher level of personal study time than the Part-Time or Block Release formats.
Year 1: HKD$28,880
Year 2: HKD$28,880

 


STUDY NOW, PAY LATER

Enjoy the flexibility of an AWSEC 6-month interest-free instalment plan.
Students can pay by HSBC / Standard Chartered Credit Card (Visa/Master) at AWSEC, Hong Kong to enjoy the instalment.
The interest-free instalment is only available for settling payment in person at AWSEC.
Instalment cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotional offers.




APPLICATION DEADLINE


YEAR 1: 26 Aug 2022 (Fri) 5:00 pm or earlier if all vacancies are filled
YEAR 2: TBC

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Under the law of Hong Kong, intoxicating liquor must not be sold or supplied to a minor in the course of business.
根據香港法律,不得在業務過程中,
向未成年人售賣或供應令人醺醉的酒類

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Under the law of Hong Kong, intoxicating liquor must not be sold or supplied to a minor in the course of business.
根據香港法律,不得在業務過程中,
向未成年人售賣或供應令人醺醉的酒類

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