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WSET Certificate Course

Level 3  Award in Sake

WSET Certificate CourseWSET LEVEL 3 AWARD IN SAKE

If you want to be able to taste, select, assess and enjoy Sake with confidence and professionalism, WSET Level 3 Award in Sake is for you!

Level 3 will answer cover these advanced topics and areas of learning:

  • Reading sake labels, Kanji and a review of the sake brewing process
  • Expert guide to sake tasting
  • Understand rice growing, steaming and other fundamental production concepts
  • Learn about making Koji, water and yeast
  • Understand the full fermentation process
  • Explore regionality, various sake styles and speciality styles
  • Study jozo alcohol and filtration
  • Understand the business of sake – sake trade organisations, sales and exports

This in-depth 18-hour course is both fun and structured, offering comprehensive sake education and practical training. You’ll acquire in-depth knowledge of sake and an internationally recognised sake.

Examination

Unit One (1 Hour 45 Minutes ): Theory Examination

  • 50 multiple-choice questions (part 1)
  • 3 short written answers worth 25 points each (part 2)

Unit Two (30 minutes): Tasting Examination

  • Blind tasting of two sakes

55% passing grade for all papers and units of the examination

Course Structure

18 tutoring hours + Online Study

Prerequisite

Completion of WSET Level 1 Award in Sake or equivalent recommended

All applicants must be over 18+

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