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WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

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The WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines provides in-depth knowledge of a wide range of international wines and spirits.

This course is suitable for those employed in the liquor industry seeking to broaden their knowledge of international wines.

Participation in a WSET two hour and thirty minutes theory and tasting examination is required in the final session.

What you will learn:

  • Key factors in the production of wine: location, grape growing, winemaking, maturation and bottling
  • Still wines of the world
  • Sparkling wines of the world
  • Fortified wines of the world
  • How to make appropriate wine recommendations 
  • How to taste wines using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT).

WSET Level 3 (or an equivalent qualification) is the required stepping-stone/entry requirement to the WSET Level 4 Diploma.

Note: All applicants are asked to complete the Sydney Wine Academy Application form below which will be reviewed by the course director. 

Completed forms should be returned, by email sydneywineacademy@tafensw.edu.au when you enrol for the course. 

It is a requirement that the WSET specification document is read before you pay.

Entry Requirements

It is recommended that you hold the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines or can demonstrate the equivalent level of knowledge via an entry assessment at the Sydney Wine Academy.

Choose your date and location

Course Full


Saturday, 19 October 2019





Attendance dates

19 October - 14 December 2019


1 day (Saturday) per week for 9 weeks


TAFE NSW, Ryde 250 Blaxland Road Ryde