Level 1 Award in Sake
The WSET Award in Sake level 1 Online is provided only in English.
The course will be based around a 4-week, 7 modules online learning programme with educator support available for this time. The course modules should be followed in sequential order during this 4-week window. The course material should take about 6 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 qualifications 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 Start date Finish date
O1SA2101APP 07 Sep 2020 04 Oct 2020
O1SA2102APP 09 Nov 2020 06 Dec 2020
O1SA2103APP 11 Jan 2021 07 Feb 2021
O1SA2104APP 22 Feb 2021 21 Mar 2021
O1SA2105APP 26 Apr 2021 23 May 2021
O1SA2106APP 28 Jun 2021 25 Jul 2021
Module 1: What is Sake and How is it Made?
Module 2: Categories and Grades of Sake
Module 3: An Introduction to Tasting Sake
Module 4: Sake Production
Module 5: Japanese Labelling Terms and Speciality Styles of Sake
Module 6: Storage and Service of SAKE
Module 7: Revision and Resources
All the relevant study materials for this course will be available in the online platform.