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Wine Sommelier


VCC is excited to partner with the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET), globally recognized for specialized training in wine tasting and excellence. The WSET brings together the resources of the top educators, industry leaders, premier restaurateurs, wine merchants, wineries and writers.




Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
In each term throughout the year WSET Level 1 is 12 hours WSET Level 1 Awarded in Wines Downtown Part-time

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International students must first contact International Education at study@vcc.ca or 604-443-8600 to determine eligibility for this program.

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If you're ready and know the program you want, register now. Download and complete the (PDF) application/registration form and mail it to VCC Registrar's Office Visit the Registration Desk at our Downtown campus, 2nd floor, 250 West Pender Street, Vancouver [map & business hours]

Program Description

Program Description

Upon successful completion of the WSET Wine Sommelier Level 1, Level 2, & Level 3 programs, you will become a world recognized WSET Wine Sommelier . We strive to support the professional development of our members including a referral program for career opportunities and sponsorship of exclusive member tastings and events. You will not only graduate with a certificate that designates you as a leader in wine, you will become a part of a community that strives to help each other grow Some courses in this WSET program require textbooks. Please call or visit the Downtown Bookstore for more information.
Some courses in this program require textbooks. Please call or visit the Downtown Bookstore for more information.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

General

VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.


International students

Please note that not all Continuing Studies programs are available to international students. To determine your eligibility, please contact VCC’s International Education Office at: study@vcc.ca or 604.443.8600.



As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 18 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.


Program Specific

Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.

These courses do not have additional admission requirements and are open to individuals who wish to take one or more courses.

Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

Fees and Other costs


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Contact us:

Program Coordinator: Donna Hawrelko, VCC Sommelier, 604.871.7000, ext. 8694
Program Assistant: Lou Solina, VCC Sommelier, 604.871.7000, ext. 8428

Program Highlights

Program Highlights

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Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

 


Currently Scheduled in Continuing Studies Apr-Aug2018 (201892)

(WSOM 1501) WSET Wine Sommelier Level 1 0 credits    $495.00



The Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) Wine Sommelier Level 1 is designed for individuals new to wine study. This qualification provides a hands-on introduction to the world of wine. You will explore the main types and styles of wine through sight, smell, and taste. You will learn the basic skills to describe wines accurately and to make food and wine pairings. Upon successful completion, you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  20575 DTN Rm. 210
WM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2100
27-Jun-2018
to 25-Jul-2018
TBATo be assigned
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Upcoming schedules for Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2018 Continuing Studies Jan-Mar2019 Continuing Studies Apr-Aug2019 term(s) are in process.
Please check back regularly.

WSET Wine Sommelier Level 1 (WSOM 1501)
course schedule schedule
0 credits $495.00


Fees for Continuing Studies programs and courses are approximate and subject to change without notice. Fees include GST (if applicable) as well as College Initiative and Resource Fees, which vary depending on the individual course. Student Union Fees and UPass Fees will be assessed at time of registration where applicable, and are not included in the fees displayed online. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made.



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