Training Course for WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines

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Title Training Course for WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines
Course code MG119.3-03-2019-C
  • Upon completion of the course, participants would have gained a comprehensive knowledge of wines, including wine tasting techniques, viticulture and vinification, wine laws and other factors impacting the principal wine-producing regions of the world.
  • The wine tasting exercises will have an increased focus on describing the characteristics and evaluating the quality of wines, using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine (SAT)
  • Participants will take the WSET Level 3 Examination (English Edition) at the end of the course and upon satisfactory passing the examination, will attain an internationally recognized WSET Level 3 Award in Wines.
Content Unit 1
  • The key factors in the production of wine: location, grape growing, winemaking, maturation and bottling
  • How these key factors influence the main characteristics of following:
    • the principal types of still wines of the world
    • the principal types of sparkling wines of the world, and
    • fortified wines of the world
  • How to apply your understanding to explain wine style and quality (with one food & beverage practice session)
Unit 2
  • How to taste wines, describe their characteristics and evaluate their quality using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine (SAT)
WSET Level 3 Examination in Wines (English Edition)
Assessment In-class performance, written examination (multiple choice); see “Remarks” for examination date
Target audience
  • Individuals in the business of wine trading and selling
  • Owner-managers in the catering sector
  • Individuals who would like to gain professional knowledge of wine
Prerequisite Applicants are recommended to have already attained WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits Applicants must be:
Class size 14
Instructor WSET® (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) Approved Educator, with over 13 years of management training experience in the catering and hospitality sectors
Courseware Official WSET® Copyright Materials
Instruction language Cantonese
Handout language Handouts in English
  • Saturday: 18 hours in 6 sessions
  • Sunday: 24 hours in 8 sessions
  • Last lesson: 6 hours in 2 sessions
  • Total: 48 hours in 16 sessions
  • Saturday: 11:00-13:00, 14:00-18:00, from Mar 9, 2019 to Mar 23, 2019 every Saturday.
  • Sunday: 09:30-13:00, 14:00-16:30, from Mar 10, 2019 to Mar 31, 2019 every Sunday.
  • Last lesson: 11:00-13:00, 14:00-18:00, from Apr 27, 2019 to Apr 27, 2019 every Saturday.
Fee MOP9,800
Venue CPTTM Head Office (Rua de Xangai 175, Edf. ACM 7 Andar, Macau)
  • Completion certificate issued by CPTTM (for students who have attained at least 80% attendance and passed the all assessment) and
  • Qualification certification awarded by the relevant public examination authority, if applicable.
PDAC code Approved Course under the SAR Government "Continuing Education Development Program", Code: 1810321886-0
  • WSET® (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) is a British charity education institution; its qualifications in the fields of wine and spirits are formally recognized by the UK Government and is one of the qualifications widely recognized by practitioners internationally.
  • CPTTM is a WSET Approved Programme Provider.
  • Enrollment deadline: February 22, 2019
  • Date of WSET Examination: Apr 27, 2019
  • Participants who have passed the WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines Certificate cannot take this exam.
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