WSET Level 1 Award in Wines - Online Self-Study

The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines is perfect for anyone wanting to discover the basics about wine. In this course option, you study online at your own pace, at a time you choose. That means the course can fit in to your own busy lifestyle. Study online over four weeks at your own pace. You just follow the modules and spend at least six hours on the course.  Take the exam online or in a classroom (Liverpool only). Please read the terms and conditions before booking.

£146.00£165.00

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines – online self-study

You will self-study for the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines in your own time via the online WSET global classroom.

You’ll join other students in an online classroom, logging on when you want to,  at a pace and a time to suit you.

 What to expect: Here’s a link to a demo version of the global classroom.

You will have the support of an online educator and OFITG.

At the end of the four-week course you will:

  • Understand the key stages in grape growing and winemaking
  • Know the types, characteristics and styles of wines made from the principal grape varieties and other examples of wines.
  • Know the key principles and practices involved in the storage and service of wine.
  • Here is the full qualification specification

When will the course start?

There are fortnightly start dates via the WSET global portal.

Click on the “additional information” tab at the top of this page, or the basket options, to see the next available dates.
One Foot in the Grapes would be your main contact, arranging exams and your bookings, plus additional support.

Contact us here for more details

How long does it take?

This qualification has a minimum requirement of six hours’ study time in total across four weeks. Classes are delivered in English.

How much does it cost?

The online version of the WSET Level 1 Award  in Wines course, with an online exam, is £165.  If a paper exam is chosen (Liverpool only) the fee is £146.
You source your own wines and OFITG will give guidance.

How will it work?

You’ll follow five online modules.  You work at a pace and a time to suit you. One Foot in the Grapes will offer extra support if you need it.

The five modules: 

  • What is wine and how is it made?
  • Types and styles of wine
  • Grape varieties and wines
  • Storage and service of wines
  • Revision

Tasting wine

You’ll learn to taste and describe wine using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT). To fully enjoy and understand the modules, One Foot in the Grapes advises that you should try at least six wines. You will buy these for the online course and we can offer recommendations.
As an option This samples provider has the approval of the WSET.

How do you pass?

You would sit a 45 minute closed-book exam of 30 multiple-choice questions. To pass, you need to achieve 70% or more.

The exam date for each self-study online course is confirmed individually with a student and One Foot in the Grapes.

Ofqual regulate this qualification.

There are certain technical requirements for online exams (check here).

Here’s a short video explaining how online exams work.

Do you need any qualifications?

There are no entry requirements. You must be 18 to take part in the winetasting; but if you are underage that does not stop you taking part in the theory sessions and sitting the examination. Our classes are delivered in English.

Terms and conditions

Please read the terms and conditions before booking the course.

Contact

Please contact Jane Clare of One Foot in the Grapes if you have any questions.

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4-week course start dates

Mon July 11 2022 online exam, Mon July 11 2022 Liverpool paper exam, Mon July 25 online exam, Mon July 25 2022 Liverpool paper exam, Mon Aug 8 online exam, Mon Aug 8 2022 Liverpool paper exam, Mon Aug 22 online exam, Mon Aug 22 2022 Liverpool paper exam, Mon Sept 5 online exam, Mon Sept 5 2022 Liverpool paper exam, Mon Sept 19 online exam, Mon Sept 19 2022 Liverpool paper exam, Mon Oct 3 online exam, Mon Oct 3 2022 Liverpool paper exam, Mon Oct 17 online exam, Mon Oct 17 2022 Liverpool paper exam, Mon Oct 31 online exam, Mon Ot 31 2022 Liverpool paper exam, Mon Nov 14 online exam, Mon Nov 14 2022 Liverpool paper exam, Mon Nov 28 online exam, Mon Nov 28 2022 Liverpool paper exam