FAQs

What does the course cost?

WSET Awards in Wine

  • Level 1 – 1680 AED
    • Includes 8 bottle samples, 6 hours of WSET certified educator training, study materials, lunch and coffee break snacks, exam, certificate, pin, valet parking and courier services within the UAE.
  • Level 2 – 3675 AED
    • Includes 42 bottle samples, 20 hours of WSET certified educator training, study materials, lunch and coffee break snacks, exam, certificate, pin, valet parking and courier services within the UAE.
  • Level 3 – 6750 AED
    • Includes 81 bottles samples, 30 hours of WSET certified educator training, study materials, lunch and coffee break snacks, exam, certificate, pin, valet parking and courier services within the UAE.

WSET Awards in Spirit

  • Level 1 – 1680 AED
    • Includes 9 bottle samples, 6 hours of WSET certified educator training, study materials, lunch and coffee break snacks, exam, certificate, pin, valet parking and courier services within the UAE.
  • Level 2 – 3675 AED
    • Includes 20 bottle samples, 15 hours of WSET certified educator training, study materials, lunch and coffee break snacks, exam, certificate, pin, valet parking and courier services within the UAE.

Where is the course held?

Wine courses are held at Nest in the Tryp by Wyndham hotel in Barsha Heights.  Spirit Courses are held in a different venue in Barsha Heights. We will update with the exact location soon. 

Is there parking available at the venue?

Yes, valet parking is complimentary.

Can I purchase WSET learning materials from The Tasting Class?

Yes.

Material costs are:

  • Level 1 –  AED 120
  • Level 2 – AED 450
  • Level 3 – AED 550

This price will be deducted from the total course price if you decide to sit your WSET course with The Tasting Class.

Can I sit the exam-only, or do a re-sit exam?

Exam-Only:

If you have completed your course with another WSET Approved Program Provider you can transfer to The Tasting Class to sit your exam by having your current APP email us to inform us that you have completed your hours and that they have no objection with you completing your exam with us. This does not entitle you to a refund with your current APP. Prices to sit the exam with us are listed below. Exams take place on the last day of the course. Advanced registration is required.

Re-Sit Exam:

We accept re-sit students from students registered with us and other Approved Program Provider. If you are not already registered with us we will need your personal info as well as your existing WSET Candidate number.  Exams take place on the last day of the course. Advanced registration is required.

 

Exam Price List:

Level 1 Award in Grape or Spirit:

  • 450 AED

Level 1 Award in Grape or Spirit:

  • 650 AED

Level 3 Award in Grape:

  • Unit 1: Theory – 650 AED
  • Unit 2: Tasting – 350 AED

What time does the course start?

Our courses all start at 10 AM and run until 6 PM unless otherwise stated. 

How long until I get my results?

  • Level 1 –  3 weeks from time of the exam
  • Level 2 – 3 weeks from time of the exam
  • Level 3 – 8 weeks from time of the exam

How long until I receive my certificate and pin?

  • Level 1 –  5 weeks from time of the exam
  • Level 2 – 5 weeks from time of the exam
  • Level 3 – 10 weeks from time of the exam