WSET Level 1 in Award in Sake | Online Course

Sharpen Your Sake Knowledge & Tasting Skills

An interactive online course designed to help anyone start talking about sake with confidence–even if you’re not a “sake person”.

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WSET Level 1 in Award in Sake | Online Course

This is a four-week course with a fixed start date and includes 12 months of access to the online learning material.

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WSET Level 1 in Award in Sake | Online Course

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4 WEEKS

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28 HRS OF STUDY

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WSET Level 1 Sake CERTIFICATION

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Highly trained and qualified expert online instructors. You will be guided through the 5-week course under the guidance of expert instructors. All course books and materials along with exam fees, framable certificate and lapel pin (for those that pass the exam) are included.


Available every weekday for chat, phone, email questions.

 

Also available: Private tutoring in your areas of need.

Then It's Time To

Level Up Your Sake IQ

WSET Level 1 in Award in Sake | Online Course

$350.00

This is a four-week course with a fixed start date and includes 12 months of access to the online learning material.

A beginner-level introduction to sake for those starting a career in the industry or pursuing an interest in sake.

This qualification offers a hands-on introduction to the world of sake for individuals new to the subject. You’ll explore the main styles and types of sake through sight, smell, and taste to develop an understanding of the key factors affecting flavors and aromas. Upon successful completion, you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

To obtain the WSET Level 1 Award Certificate in Sake, you will need to successfully pass an online OR in-person exam that is made up of 30 multiple-choice questions.

For more information and complete details on the course requirements, please download the Specification.

You have 12 months from the start of your course to schedule your proctored EXAM. Exam orders are placed 21 days before the exam date, and you cannot change the date once that order has been placed with the WSET. Results take 4-5 weeks to be released by WSET.

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WHY STUDY WITH US?

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TASTE & TALK ABOUT SAKE LIKE A PRO

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Module 2

Module 3

Module 4

Module 5

Module 6

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

For individuals new to the subject, this qualification offers a hands-on introduction to the world of sake. You’ll explore the main styles and types of sake through sight, smell and taste to develop an understanding of the key factors affecting flavors and aromas. Upon successful completion you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin.

WHY ONLINE & WHY WITH US?

EASILY ACCESS GUIDED WEBINARS + EXPERTS TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS

You’ll Be Making the Right Choice

You will be in good hands, studying with an expert instructor at America’s Premier Wine School, winner of the WSET Global and Riedel Wine Educator of the Year Award.

We Give You Flexibility

We offer you the largest selection of course dates and location options so you can find a class that best fits your schedule.

You’ll Be In Good Company

You will join a community of 4,000+ students who have studied with us and successfully completed the WSET certifications.

INTRODUCING

YOUR WINE GUIDE(S) FOR

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• 5 Master of Wine Instructors
• 2 Master Sommeliers
• 4 Diploma student-only support staff
• 12 Wine Industry Specialists
• 1 dedicated mentor per student

You’re ready to dip your toes into the world of wine, but don’t want to feel totally overwhelmed.
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DIRECT ACCESS TO WINE INDUSTRY EXPERTS

• 5 Master of Wine Instructors
• 2 Master Sommeliers
• 4 Diploma student-only support staff
• 12 Wine Industry Specialists
• 1 dedicated mentor per student

You’re ready to dip your toes into the world of wine, but don’t want to feel totally overwhelmed.

JUST 3 SIMPLE STEPS TO

LEVEL UP YOUR SAKE EXPERTISE LIKE A PRO

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BUY THE COURSE

You’ll receive a Welcome Email with everything you need to access our proprietary learning platform, community and course materials.

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WATCH THE MODULES

Dive right into your materials, interact with our community, and engage with your expert instructors–100% online and at your own pace.

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LEVEL UP LIKE A PRO

Celebrate finally having a clear path to certification, or simply savor being able to impress friends and family with your elevated wine knowledge.

Frequently Asked Questions

THE NITTY GRITTY

You must be of legal drinking age to enroll in this course. Is the exam offered online?
YES, the exam is offered online as well as an in-person option. You have 12 months from the time you enroll in the course to sit the exam either online or at one of our locations across the U.S.
If you do not pass the exam on your first attempt, you can resit the exam during another scheduled exam date. A resit fee applies.
Included in the course price are four-weeks of online classroom instruction, all your material fees, exam fee, and online access to our pre-study module.
You have access for a total of 1 year from the published course start date.
Candidates will be required to pass a closed-book examination, comprised of a closed-book examination of 45 minutes duration and consists of 30 multiple-choice questions worth one mark each. You must pass the exam with a minimum of 75% to earn your certification and pin..
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Want to know if this program is right for you?

Schedule a call to speak with one of our WSET diploma series experts.

There is no previous wine knowledge necessary to enroll in this course.  This online class is specially designed for:

A beginner level introduction to sake for those starting a career in the industry or pursuing an interest in sake.

For individuals new to the subject, this qualification offers a hands-on introduction to the world of sake. You’ll explore the main styles and types of sake through sight, smell and taste to develop an understanding of the key factors affecting flavors and aromas.

To obtain the WSET Level 1 Award Certificate in Sake, you will need to successfully pass an exam with 30 multiple-choice questions. - EXAM can be taken either online or in-person with in 12-months of enrolling in the online course at one of our school locations. Upon successful completion of this WSET Level 1 Online Certification Course you will have gained:

  • List and state the purpose of the main ingredients and the main production steps used to make sake.

  • Name the principal categories and grades of sake as well as some speciality styles of sake and state their key characteristics.

  • Know and recognise the processes and principles involved in the storage and service of sake.

The WSET Level 1 (Introductory) Certificate online course follows a 4-week study program with instructor support as follows:

  • 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 Sak
  • Module 6: Storage and Service of SAKE
  • Module 7:  Review

You will have access to the course for four weeks. However, you will retain access to your online learning material for a full 12-month period. Each week consists of a series of online activities, reading, and tasting assignments supported by an online tutor allocated to guide the students’ studies. 

Includes:

  • Instructor support. 
  • A weekly quiz is provided at the end of each week for students to practice for the exam and assess their understanding of that week’s topics. 
  • Independent tasting activities are also provided to familiarize students with the Systematic Approach to Tasting at a beginner level. 
  • 30 question mock-exam to prepare you for the actual in-person exam.
  • One exam credit 

System Requirements: As this course is taught online, students will require access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: Firefox 25.0, Safari 6, Chrome 30.0 or other HTML5 compatible with Javascript and cookies enabled. Adobe Reader XI or equivalent. Adobe Flash Player 11. Internet access (broadband recommended). 

Subject

Sake

Knowledge Level

Beginner

Certification

WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust)

Level

Level 1

Region of Study

Japan

Course Type

Enthusiast, Professional

Course Dates

Jul 18 – Aug 14, 2022, Sept 5 – Oct 2, Nov 7 – Dec 4

Course Format

Online Course

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How We’re Different

We’re Premier, not Pretentious

We design our programs for students, not snobs. We know wines are complex, but believe wine education should be approachable and fun.
(There’s a reason our unique approach is winning awards.)
WSET Educator of the Year 2016

AWARD WINNING!

WSET Educator of the Year 2019
Helping enthusiasts and professionals become confident wine authorities.

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