WSET Level 1, 2, 3 & 4 Diploma in Wines

We offer, for every stage of your wine journey:

  • All available WSET Awards in Wines
  • Experienced and passionate Educators
  • Focussed and dynamic learning environment
  • World-class materials

All courses (except Level 4) are available as distance
learning options with remote invigilation of exams for levels 1 & 2.

WSET Level 1 & 2 Award in Spirits

The confusing world of spirits and distillation is untangled through these revealing and informative courses aimed at both beginners and more knowledgeable students.

Available as distance learning options or as a bespoke course for your place of work or group of friends, these courses will give you the tools you need to navigate the spirits shelves and increase your enjoyment of this fascinating drinks sector.

WSET Level 1 Award in Sake

This entry level course is the perfect introduction to Sake, exploring its production, the main types and styles and how to describe them in a structured and comprehensive way.

Perfect for any sake-lover, this course is available as a distance learning option only.

The International Wine Education Centre (IWEC) was established in 2011 as the first Approved Programme Provider for the internationally-recognised Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) in South Africa

About our Courses

The International Wine Education Centre (IWEC) offers a full range of WSET wine and spirit education courses from the introductory WSET Level 1 Award in Wines to WSET Level 3 Award in Wines both in the classroom and as online distance learning courses. The WSET flagship 2 year WSET Level 4 Diploma Award in Wines qualification is also available with the IWEC being the only provider authorised to offer this classroom qualification in Africa and the Middle East.

WSET Wine Courses

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines

A great entry-course for those wanting to know about wine styles, grape varieties, food & wine pairing and correct service and storage of wines.

WSET Level 2 Award in Wines

Our most popular course. It will teach you about the key grape varieties grown around the world and the different styles of wine produced.

WSET Level 3 Award in Wines

This course gives comprehensive coverage of wines, with a focus both on tasting and on factors influencing the style, quality & price of wines globally.

WSET Level 4 Diploma in Wines

Designed to prepare people for senior positions within the wine industry. and not only develops product knowledge to a specialist level.

WSET Spirit Courses

WSET Level 1 Award in Spirits

This entry level qualification provides basic product knowledge of styles, production methods and service of spirits.

WSET Level 2 Award in Spirits

This course underpins the skills needed in all areas of the spirit trade – customer service, hospitality, retail and wholesale. Tasting is part of every session.

WSET Sake Courses

WSET Level 1 Award in Sake

A great course for those wanting to know about the principal sake categories, what defines them and what characteristics to expect from them.


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