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Level 2: Intermediate
• Level 3: Advanced
[NSW] Certificate III in Hospitality
Level 3: Advanced
The Wine & Spirit Trust (WSET) was established in the UK in 1969, offering internationally recognised courses primarily for the trade but also for enthusiasts.
The Level 3 Advanced Certificate gives comprehensive coverage of wines and spirits, with an increased focus on tasting technique and on the application of the knowledge gained.
This qualification is accredited at Level 3 and it is a prerequisite for those wishing to study at the WSET Level 4 Diploma level.
Provide a core knowledge of the wide range of wines and spirits around the world to equip those in a supervisory capacity with the authority and confidence to make informed decisions in a wide variety of trade situations.
Who it is aimed at:
People employed in the drinks and hospitality industries in a supervisory capacity, needing core information to advise management and customers with authority and make informed selections of wines and spirits
Wine connoisseurs who wish to learn about wines and spirits in a rigorous and structured manner and gain an internationally recognised wine and spirit qualification.
How to gain the qualification:
You must successfully complete:
a multiple choice paper of 50 questions
a question paper requiring short written answers
an internally set and assessed blind tasting of one wine.
The syllabus, defined by WSET Awards, shows the structure of the qualification.
Unit 1: Wines and Spirits of the World
Viticulture and Vinification
Maturation and Bottling
EU Labelling Regulations
Bordeaux and South West France
Burgundy, Loire and Alsace
Rhône and Southern France
Spain and Portugal
Germany, Central and South Eastern Europe
South Africa, Australia and New Zealand
The Americas and Other Wine Producing Countries
Sparkling Wines of the World
Fortified (Liqueur) Wines of the World
Spirits and Liqueurs of the World
Information and Advice for Customers and Staff
Unit 2: Wine Tasting.
WSET courses available in Australia:
Prince Wine Store
177 Bank Street
Ph: 0400 653 569 (Alex Wilcox)
WINE HOUSE • OLD & RARE WINES
133 Queensbridge Street
Southbank, Victoria 3006 Australia
tel: 61 3 9698 8000 | fax: 61 3 9698 8099
direct: 61 3 9698 8001
McWilliam's Wine Academy
PO Box 80
Ph: (02) 9722 1200 (Karen Macalister)
Northern Sydney Institute - Sydney Wine Academy
250 Blaxland Road
Ph: (02) 9448 6249 (Clive Hartley)
Globe In a Glass
8/ 335 Barrenjoey Road
Ph: (02) 9999 4433 (Luke Collard)
Ordre Australien des Chevaliers du Cep Ltd
3/34 Duke Street
Ph: (07) 3868 1489 (Martin O'Dee)
Fall From Grace
150a Main Road
Ph: (08) 8323 8089 (Gillian Gordon-Smith)
P.O. Box 744
Ph: (08) 8565 7008 (Stuart Barrie)
GPO Box 683
Ph: 0414 562 859 (Alexandra Prichard)
Curtin University of Technology
Lot 272 Bussell Highway
Ph: (08) 9780 5829 (Verna Westwood)
Full Bottle Wine Education and Events
PO Box 1488
Ph: 0433 957 183
Paul (Ed) Edwards
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