VCC is excited to partner with Statera Wine Academy to offer the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) qualifications. The Wine & Spirit Education Trust is the world’s leading provider of qualifications in wines and spirits. Established in the UK in 1969, WSET’s qualifications are now recognized as the international standard by both the industry and enthusiasts. Since 1969 over half a million students have chosen to take a WSET qualification.
|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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 CS Registration Desk at our Downtown campus, 2nd floor, 250 West Pender Street, Vancouver [business hours]|
Upon successful completion of the WSET Wine Sommelier Level 1, Level 2, & Level 3 programs, you will become a world recognized as The Wine & Spirit Education Trust is the world’s leading provider of qualifications in wines and spirits. Established in the UK in 1969, WSET’s qualifications are now recognized as the international standard by both the industry and enthusiasts. We, at VCC, strive to support the professional development of our students 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.
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: email@example.com or 604.443.8600.
As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 16 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.
Candidates must understand that there will be tasting of wine during the program and all candidates must be 19 years of age or older and must provide proper photo identification to attend the class.
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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.
Students are required to purchase their textbook prior to the first class. The textbook is available at the VCC Downtown Bookstore
Instructor: Keith Nicholson
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1800 - 2100
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Upcoming schedules for Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2019 Continuing Studies Jan-Mar20 Continuing Studies Apr-Aug2020 term(s) are in process.
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|WSET Level 1 Award In Wine (WSOM 1501)
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.