WSET: Level 3
September 17, 2021 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
One event on August 13, 2021 at 10:00 am
One event on August 20, 2021 at 10:00 am
One event on August 27, 2021 at 10:00 am
One event on September 10, 2021 at 10:00 am
One event on September 17, 2021 at 10:00 am
One event on October 1, 2021 at 9:00 am
Who it’s for:
For individuals seeking to delve deeper into the world of wines, this qualification provides a detailed understanding of grape growing and wine making. Upon completion you will be able to assess wines accurately, and use your understanding to confidently explain wine style and quality. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.
What you’ll learn:
- The key factors in the production of wine: location, grape growing, winemaking, maturation and bottling
- How these key factors influence the key characteristics of the principal
- still wines of the world
- sparkling wines of the world
- fortified wines of the world
- How to apply your understanding to explain wine style and quality
- How to taste wines, describe their characteristics and evaluate their quality, using the WSET Level 3 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)
This qualification has a minimum requirement of 84 hours of study time, including AT LEAST 30 hours of classroom with a WSET course provider.*
37.5 hours of class time and a 2.5 hour exam.
The exam has two units: a practical tasting paper of two blinded wines; and a written exam composed of 50 multiple-choice questions and four short-answer questions.
The format is 6 semi-consecutive Fridays beginning August 6th (skipping September 3rd for Labor Day weekend)
October 1 – Exam
At least 21 years of age AND
A passing grade in the WSET® Level 2 Intermediate Course in Wines & OR
Successful completion of the Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) course of the Society of Wine Educators; OR
Successful completion of a WSET-sanctioned entrance exam.
Registration is required by: July 12th, 2021
What You’ll Achieve:
The ability to describe the characteristics of the principal wines of the world and explain the key factors influencing their style, quality and value.
The skills to advise management, answer customer queries authoritatively, and to make informed selections of wines in a variety of situations.
Candidates who successfully complete both units of the exam will receive the WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines. The WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines is a prerequisite for the WSET® Level 4 (Diploma) course.
Upon completed registration, there is no paid refund policy for WSET classes and examinations. NYK cancellation policy does not apply.
It is WSET policy that all students must present valid photo identification prior to the start of their exam.
Any student may file a complaint with the APP regarding dissatisfaction with any aspect of the WSET Award offerings. There is no discrimination against any student who wishes to file a complaint. All complaints will be handled in a confidential matter unless the student chooses to waive that right. Complaints should be first submitted to the Program Manager, or to the Educator if the complaint is filed during a class. If they cannot resolve the issue, it will be passed to the General Manager for resolution. Should a resolution not be reached, the student may submit their complaint directly to the Quality Assurance team at WSET.
Conflict of Interest:
NY Kitchen will take every step to ensure there are no conflicts of interest that would adversely affect any student in a WSET Award course offering. Educators and Main Contact shall not be enrolled in any course that would grant them access to course information. NY Kitchen shall appoint a temporary Main Contact should the current wish to enroll in a WSET Course.`
Privacy and Data Collection:
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Diversity and Equality:
NY Kitchen assures equality of opportunity regardless of actual or perceived: race; color; sex; age; disability; religion; creed; citizenship; national origin; ancestry; military status or veteran status; marital status; familial status; gender identity and expression; sexual orientation; status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking, or sex offenses; predisposing genetic characteristics; genetic information; relationship or association and any other status protected by law.
NY Kitchen offers reasonable adjustments to candidates to apply to ensure the are assessed at no disadvantage or advantage over other candidates. Adjustments may include adapting materials to include large format or languages other than English, removing excessive stimuli from the exam room for autistic candidates, providing facilitators such as sign language interpreters or readers. To apply for a reasonable adjustment, you must submit your request for a reasonable adjustment no less than 5 weeks prior to the examination and include supporting documentation. The APP will then submit the application to WSET for approval. Reasonable adjustments will not be granted unless approved by WSET. A record will be kept of all reasonable adjustments.
NY Kitchen will make special considerations for any student who has experienced temporary illness, injury or adverse circumstance at the time of assessment. WSET does not offer aegrotat awards. Students must contact the APP with supporting documentation no less than 10 days prior to the examination date. Special Consideration will not be granted without WSET approval.
Malpractice and Maladministration:
This policy is in place to protect the integrity of the WSET qualifications and best interests of the students. Maladministration is unintentional non-compliance; malpractice is intentional or the result of negligence. Where a situation falls is determined pending an investigation by WSET Awards. NY Kitchen takes these matters very seriously, and it is our duty to report any issues to WSET Awards immediately. We take every care to ensure we are in compliance with the APP guidelines, however if you believe malpractice or maladministration has been committed, please report it directly to your instructor or the Program Manager and they will notify WSET Awards and resolve the situation.
The standard New York Kitchen Class Cancellation Policy DOES NOT apply to WSET Award courses. WSET Award courses are non-refundable or exchangeable for any reason. However, your registration is fully transferable to another person for the same course and session, subject to qualification.
Fees will only be refunded in full if New York Kitchen cancels or changes the date of a course.
WSET Make-Up Examination Policy:
If you are not able to take your examination on the scheduled date, you may participate in the next scheduled exam. Unless you give us 14 business days notice that you will not sit the exam on your original date, exam change fees apply. If you want to arrange for a private make-up exam at another time, an additional private exam fee will be charged. Please contact us for more information. You can refer to the exam date listed in the program schedule.