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WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

Non-accredited Short Course

Obtain a globally recognised certification from WSET by completing this beginner level introduction to wine short course.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: South Bank Start date: 16 May 2023 Duration: 1 day
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
Full Fee

Course overview

For individuals new to wine study, this qualification provides a hands-on introduction to the world of wine. You’ll explore the main types and styles of wine through sight, smell, and taste, while also gaining the basic skills to describe wines accurately, and make food and wine pairings. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

Course Content Includes:

  • The main styles of wine
  • The WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting
  • The Characteristics of the common grape varieties used to produce wine
  • Service of wine
  • Health, safety and legal issues
  • The matching of food and wine

Course outcome:

Statement of Participation

WSET - Wines & Spirits Education Trust

The WSET® Level 1 Award in Wines is a globally recognised certification designed to provide an easy to understand introduction to the main types and styles of wine, as well as an introduction to tasting principles and the basics of food and wine pairing. Learn more

Ways to study
South Bank
16 May 2023
1 day
Part time
  • Full fee: $310

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WSET Level 1 Award in Wines (NONAC05008)

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WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Participants need to be 18 years or older to comply with the liquor service requirements of the Queensland Liquor Act. Proof of Age will be required.

Resources required
  • closed-in shoes
  • personal stationery (pen and paper)

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

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Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.