WSET Level 3 Exam Dates

Use the form below to register for your desired WSET Level 3 Exam location and date.  Please be aware that if you are currently enrolled with Napa Valley Wine Academy your examination fee is included and you will not be charged.

If you are re-sitting the exam because you were unsuccessful in passing on the first attempt you will be charged a re-examination fee.

Assessment Method

Unit One

  • Unit One will be assessed by a two-part WSET® Awards-set closed-book examination paper. A candidate will be required to pass each part with a minimum mark of 55%. Part one comprises 50 multiple-choice questions. This part will assess knowledge and understanding across the unit. Part two is a question paper requiring short written answers. This part will consist of four questions of twenty-four marks each and one four mark question and will assess the application of knowledge across the unit. The unit examination paper is to be completed in 1 hour and 45 minutes. All examination questions are based on the published learning outcomes and the recommended study materials contain the information required to answer these questions correctly.

Unit Two

  • Unit Two will be an internally set and assessed blind tasting of two wines. The tasting paper will assess a student’s application of the practical learning outcomes. The assessment brief will be provided by WSET® Awards. The practical tasting examination is to be completed in 30 minutes. The Unit Two examination can only be set and marked by WSET® Approved Level 3 Internal Assessors.