WSET Level 4 Diploma

Prince Wine Store is pleased to offer the WSET Level 4 Diploma.  As a leading Australian WSET educator, and only provider of Level 4 in Victoria, we are aware of the demand for this leading qualification.  In response to this demand, we offer a new two year Diploma course annually with lectures commencing in July.

The Level 4 Diploma is the WSET flagship qualification. It is designed to give specialist knowledge of the principal wines and spirits of the world combined with commercial factors and a thorough system for the professional evaluation of wines and spirits. 

The Diploma is viewed universally as the stepping-stone to the Master of Wine qualification.

Diploma Overview
The Diploma qualification is designed to give specialist knowledge of the principal wines and spirits of the world combined with commercial factors and a thorough system for the professional evaluation of wines and spirits. The qualification will prepare those who are required to make managerial decisions, interpret information and have a thorough understanding of market trends and requirements in a variety of trade and industry sectors. The Diploma aims to provide specialist product knowledge and understanding of the global and domestic markets for wines and spirits and develop candidates’ ability to present information in a format suitable for business. Full course details are available in the Diploma Specification PDF available for download below.

Qualification Objective:
Provide expert knowledge of the principal wines and spirits of the world combined with commercial factors and a thorough system for the professional evaluation of wines.

Who It's aimed at:
People employed in the wines and spirits industry required to make managerial decisions, interpret information and have a thorough understanding of market trends and requirements, leaders in their business and industry.

Cancellation Policy:
Please note you must inform the Prince Wine Store one month prior to the course commencement if you are unable to proceed with the couse.  An administration fee of $100 and the full cost of the study materials supplied will be deducted and the remainder of the course fee refunded.  If the cancellation is communicated outside the month prior no refund will apply.

Duration

Diploma is run over two years in two blocks; A and B.  There are a total of 115 teaching contact hours plus assessments and reommended 10 hours per week of self managed learning

Time

A series of one, two, or three six hour day blocks over eighteen months, with final assessments over the remaining six month period. Most sessions are held on Mondays and Tuesdays (9.30 am - 5.30pm) to simplify the schedule of those working or those from interstate.

Units Covered

There are six units of differing durations and credits, all of which are to be passed to achieve the Diploma Qualification. 1) The Global Business of Alcoholic Beverages, 2) The Production of Wine, 3) Light Wines of the World, 4) Spirits of the World, 5) Sparkling Wines of the World, 6) Fortified Wines of the World.

Tutors

We are fortunate to have two Masters of Wine as the principle tutors of the WSET Diploma in Melbourne: Kate McIntyre and Meg Brodtmann. They are supported by industry leaders in the presentation of the Diploma Course.

Price

The Diploma has a total cost of $8000. This will be charged in two blocks corresponding to Block A ($4000) and B ($4000). Periodic payment options are available upon request but do incur additional charges.

Prerequisites

WSET Level 3 Advanced Certificate qualification

To Book

Bookings can be made by emailing interest to wset@princewinestore.com.au  Enrollments close on May 1st 2017.

Introductory Session 

There will be a one hour introduction to the course for enrolled students, outlining expectations, teaching objectives, and resources. This session will be held at Prince Wine Store on Thursday APRIL 20, 2017 at 6pm.

WSET DIPLOMA SPECIFICATION

Available Courses

WSET Diploma 2018

8:00 am Wednesday, PWS Bank Street