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|
International students must first contact International Education at email@example.com or 604-443-8600 to determine eligibility for this program.
|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]|
VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
|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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.
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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.
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1800 - 2100
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Upcoming schedules for Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2018 Continuing Studies Jan-Mar2019 Continuing Studies Apr-Aug2019 term(s) are in process.
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|WSET Wine Sommelier Level 1
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.