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 MG119.3-10-2022-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 Paper) 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 Paper)
Assessment In-class performance, wine-tasting examination and written examination (multiple choice and short answer questions, to be written in English); 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. Applicants must be:
Class size 20
Instructor WSET® (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) Approved Educator.
Handout Official WSET® Copyright Materials
Instruction language Cantonese
Handout language English
  • Lesson 1: 5 hours in 1 sessions
  • Lesson 2-8: 35 hours in 7 sessions
  • Lesson 9: 3 hours in 1 sessions
  • Lesson 10: 2 hours in 1 sessions
  • Exam: 3 hours in 1 sessions
  • Total: 48 hours in 11 sessions
  • Lesson 1: 15:00-20:00, Oct 15, 2022 (Saturday).
  • Lesson 2-8: 15:00-20:00, from Nov 5, 2022 to Dec 17, 2022 every Saturday.
  • Lesson 9: 15:00-18:00, Jan 7, 2023 (Saturday).
  • Lesson 10: 14:30-16:30, Feb 11, 2023 (Saturday).
  • Exam: 17:30-20:30, Feb 11, 2023 (Saturday).
Fee MOP11,750
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 types of assessment stated above) and
  • Qualification certification awarded by the relevant public examination authority, if applicable.
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