WSET Award level 1 in Sake
The course will be based around a four-week, six module online learning programme with educator support available for this time. The course modules should be followed in sequential order during this four-week window. The course material should take about six hours in total to complete, plus revision time. Regular access and participation in the course online activities is essential for this mode of study.
The course prepares the student for our qualification and they are guided by a WSET educator. The student can contact the educator any time for the duration of the scheduled course, should they have any questions. Each module includes a series of independent activities to help students understand sake production and different styles of sake.
Students should be advised to taste a range of sakes during their studies. All the required sakes for the course can be found the Specification. Students can post their tasting notes in the Online Classroom for review by the educator.
Course Code Starting date Finish date
O1WI2202APP 08/11/2021 05/12/2021
O1WI2203APP 10/01/2022 06/02/2022
O1WI2204APP 14/03/2022 10/04/2022
O1WI2205APP 16/05/2022 12/06/2022
O1WI2206APP 18/07/2022 14/08/2022
Module 1: What is sake and how is it made?
Module 2: Categories and grades of sake
Module 3: Making different styles of sake
Module 4: Japanese labelling terms and speciality styles of sake
Module 5: Storage, service and sake food pairing
Module 6: Revision and resources
Revise and recap the course content. Students should be advised to schedule a minimum of one hour of private study before sitting the Level 1 Award in Sake examination.
Examination date must be scheduled with More than Wines. It is a 45 minute exam that must take place after the advertised finish date of the course. This examination can be via Remote Invigilation or in paper.