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Certificate in Professional Wine Knowledge (Sommelier)

  • Full Time
  • NZQA Credits

Complete WSET® Award in Wine Levels 1 - 3 in a single qualification. Develop your palate as well as your theoretical knowledge with extensive wine tasting and discussion throughout the course. Complete modules during the week, evenings or weekends.

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We are currently developing a new qualification for 2020.

Short course recommendations:

Certificate in New Zealand Wine and WSET Level 1: Available over evenings and two weeks in from September 2nd.

WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits

WSET Level 2  Award in Wines

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

French Wine Scholar

Have a look at these WSET Education Week Programmes as well.

They are part of the WSET 50th Anniversary from Sept 9 2019.




WSET® is the qualification awarding division of the London Wine & Spirit Education Trust and accredited by the British qualifications authority. These qualifications are essential for students wishing to study for the Masters of Wine. You will earn four WSET® Awards in this programme.

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Former NZSFW Certificate in Professional Wine Student Benji talks about his career and why he chose to study wine  

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We are currently developing an exciting new programme which will be available for 2020.


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Page Updated: 13 Jul 2020

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