This course is for
- Individuals starting a career in sake
- Individuals pursuing an interest in sake
The WSET Level 1 Award in Sake is a foundational course for individuals with little or no prior knowledge of sake. This qualification will provide students with a basic familiarity with the main styles and categories of sake. By the end of the course, students will be able to list the principal categories of sake, state their defining characteristics, and know the key principles involved in the storage and service of sake. This will allow for individuals to have the knowledge to answer customer queries and provide recommendations for the service of sake.
This will allow for individuals to have the knowledge to answer customer queries and provide recommendations for the service of sake.
The course content includes:
Module 1: What is Sake and How is it Made?
Module 2: Categories and Grades of Sake
Module 3: An Introduction to Tasting Sake
Module 4: Sake Production
Module 5: Japanese Labelling Terms and Speciality Styles of Sake
Module 6: Storage and Service of sake
Module 7: Revision and Resources
At the very end of the course, students will take a 45 minute examination online. Students who successfully complete the course and exam will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.
No, there are no entry requirements to take this course.
Multiple Choice Questions
The examination is taken online and is remotely invigilated.
Remote invigilation allows for students to take their exam on a computer and they will be monitored via webcam, screen sharing technology, and a secondary recording device (e.g. smartphone).
You must get at least 70% on the exam to pass.
Yes, you can retake the exam as many times as you need.