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WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

EN_Wines, Level 1 Award

The WSET® Level 1 Award in Wines prepares students for a career in hospitality or retail. The program delivers the essential product knowledge and skills required in the service and retail of wine. 

The program is an excellent introduction for the wine novice, non-wine drinkers and those encountering wine for the first time.

If you already have a basic understanding of wine then the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines is the best starting point for you.

What you will learn:

  • The main types and styles of wine
  • Common wine grapes and their characteristics
  • How to make food and wine pairings
  • How to store and serve wine
  • How to describe wine using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)
  • Social responsibility surrounding wine consumption

Note: The WSET Level 1 Award in Wines is not a pre-requisite for studying the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines Course. 

It is a requirement that the WSET specification document is read before you pay. You can find this document under 'More info'.

As part of your enrolment, you receive a Study Pack. Once you have received your ‘Course Confirmation’ email, the Study Pack will be available for collection from TAFE NSW, Ryde Campus. Instructions regarding the collection of your Study Pack will be included in the course confirmation. 

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. Students are required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). More information regarding the USI can be found in our FAQs.

Choose your date and location


Saturday, 17 August 2024





Attendance dates

17 August 2024


7 hours


TAFE NSW, Ultimo Building E, Harris Street, Ultimo