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 Africa. WSET is the largest global provider of wines & spirits qualifications and their wine and spirit courses are the accepted industry-standard in more than 70 countries around the world.
Led by WSET International Educator of the Year, Cathy Marston DipWSET, the IWEC offers a full range of WSET wine and spirit courses from the introductory WSET Level 1 to WSET’s flagship qualification, WSET Level 4 Diploma Award in Wines:
The IWEC regularly teaches courses throughout South Africa, specialising in Western Cape and Gauteng. Bespoke courses are available anywhere in South Africa and internationally for individual companies or groups of interested wine-lovers. External to South Africa, the IWEC has run courses in Mauritius, Namibia, UAE, Qatar and Maldives and is happy to consider future courses anywhere to meet demands.
Why Choose WSET?
Anyone wanting to work in wine or hospitality outside SA or who deals with any wine or hospitality business outside SA will find common ground with employers and customers alike through WSET. In addition, successful Level 2, 3 and 4 candidates may use the WSET Approved logo on all correspondence.
The student materials comprise everything you need to pass the exam and use as a reference guide in the future. No need to purchase other expensive wine books.
WSET has been offering wine courses since 1969 and is regarded as the world leader in wine and spirits education.
WSET qualifications are taught in over 70 different countries around the globe in 15 different languages.
Masters of Wine (MWs), MW students, Diploma graduates and industry experts from a range of fields