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WSET Level 3 in Wines Distance Learning (Online) Course

  • Course Cost: £525.00 including Exam Fee, Course Materials and Guided Tasting Session 

  • Current Exam Schedule

The WSET Level 3 Award in Wines qualification is designed to develop wine knowledge and analytical skills in both theory and tasting ability.  It is an advanced level qualification aimed at industry professionals and wine enthusiasts and is the gateway to the flagship WSET Diploma qualification. 

Our exclusive online course contains practice written and multiple choice questions, tutorials, fact sheets and recommended wines to samples.  This is backed up with the opportunity to attend a tasting tutorial during your course and tutor support via email or telephone when required.  This is an ideal course for anyone preferring a more flexible approach to studying for this qualification.

How Does It Work?

The process is simple.  Upon booking the course, you will receive access to the online course which provides many different resources to help you work through the syllabus.  You will also be sent the WSET studypack which accompanies the course.  You then go at your own pace and follow the course modules, making use of the extensive practice questions in each module and in the Mock Assessment section.

Our web based courses contain all the information you need to study in order to pass the exams at the end of the course and you have full access to the materials for 24 months from the date you register. 

You are also invited to attend a Guided Tasting Tutorial to help calibrate your palate and gain further information on the tasting aspect of the qualification.  These are held in Sutton Coldfield and dates can be found on the Tasting and Exam Schedule.

Once you feel ready to take the exam, get in touch with us to arrange a time and date to sit the exam.  Exams must be sat in person at one of our Exam Centres.  Please check the Exam Schedule for upcoming exams or if these are not suitable, it may be possible to arrange an alternative time and date at our Sutton Coldfield centre to suit your needs.  

Results are issued via email 8-10 weeks after sitting the exam, with certificates following shortly afterwards.

For group bookings it is possible to arrange for examinations to be held at alternative venues.

Exam Process

The exam consists of 2 parts

1) A blind Tasting Exam of 2 Wines - 1 red and 1 white. You are required to write a tasting note on these wines. (30 mins)

2) A Theory Exam - 50 multiple choice questions and 4 short written answer questions. (2 hours).

Results are issued 8-9 weeks after the exam date.

Exams must be sat in person at one of our Exam Centres. 

The exam centres are located in :-

  • Sutton Coldfield
  • Watford
  • Bristol
  • Sheffield
  • Liverpool
  • Exeter

 Click here to see our Current Exam Schedule.

Our successful and comprehensive Level 3 in Wines online course includes:

  • Online Video Wine Tasting Tutorials and Recommended Wine to sample

  • Wine Wise Fact Sheets

  • Wine Wise Practice Multiple Choice Questions

  • Wine Wise Practice Written Questions

  • Tasting and Theory Exam Technique Module

  • WSET Studypack

  • Full Wine Wise Mock exams with feedback option

  • Invitation to a Guided Tasting Session

  • Telephone and Email support

Course Modules

The Online Course comprises of 8 modules (stages) as follows:

  • S1 -  Vineyard 

  • S2 –Winery & Wine Consumption

  • S3 – France       

  • S4 – Spain/Italy

  • S5 – Rest of Europe

  • S6 – New World

  • S7 – Sparkling & Fortified

  • S8 – Exam Technique and Tasting Guidance

How to Book

This qualification is open to holders of the WSET Level 2 Award.  You may be asked to provide evidence of your exam outcome.

Please contact to request a booking form and ask any questions you have about the course.  We endeavour to answer your enquiry within 24 hours.

For more information, please contact

·       Tel: 07804 494083

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·       Or use our Contact Us Form

WSET Level 3 in Wines Course Specification

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