We are pleased to offer the Online WSET Level 1 Award in Wines qualification on Sunday January 31st, 2021 from 10:00am-5:30pm (including breaks) which will be conducted via the Zoom platform. The exam will be on Sunday February 7th via remote invigilation at 4:00pm (from home). In addition, we will offer a physical exam (date to be determined) in the Cardiff/Swansea areas. This date will be subject to change.
The price is £156.00 per person which is inclusive (includes Study Guide, highlighter, 7 different wine samples in 50ml bottles delivered to a UK mainland address (excluding Highlands and Islands), tuition, mock exam and Remote Invigilation exam however food samples are required in addition. The wines and Study Guide will be posted out within approximately a week before the start of the course. Addresses outside the UK mainland will incur an extra courier charge (please check with us beforehand for cost).
1.Sunday January 31st, 2021 Course – 10:00am-5:30pm
2.Sunday February 7th, 2021 Exam – 4:00pm (please allow 45 minutes to 1 hour of room set-up and administration)
3.Sunday January 24th, 2021 – Quick Zoom call at 4:00pm to ensure features are working
1.Please see the "Candidate Information - Remote Invigilation" document for details and requirements (technology requirements: we recommend that you use a laptop or desktop device and have a reliable internet connection and to sit your examination online you will also need one additional smart device such as a smartphone or tablet).
2.You will need 6 wine glasses, water to drink, a spittoon, pen and paper. Food samples will also be required (details will be emailed after signing up).
3.You will need to have access to the Zoom platform and this will be tested beforehand (see above date) with a brief Zoom call. There will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions and interact on Zoom. A wine & food pairing demonstration is a highlight and usually encourages plenty of questions and comments.
4.SCHEDULE: Sunday January 31st, 2021:
2.BREAK - 15 minutes
4.LUNCH - 45 minutes
6.BREAK - 15 minutes
5.All candidates: please provide your email address as the WSET will contact you directly regarding your remotely invigilated exam.
Prior to the course starting date, you will receive and have access to:
I)WSET Level 1 Award in Wines Study Guide
II)7 different wines (50ml) to sample together on the day of the course
III)Dedicated WSET Certified Educator to provide the course on the day with a tasting of 7 wines (using the WSET systematic approach to tasting), an interactive wine & food pairing demonstration, activities, learning exercises, mock exam and feedback
IV)Upon passing the exam, candidates will receive the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines Certificate and lapel pin
V)The specification for the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines: https://www.wsetglobal.com/media/6201/wset_l1wines_specification_en_mar2018.pdf