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L1 Award in Wines

The aim of the course is to give a basic introduction to wine followed by some basic food and wine pairing for newly employed Hospitality staff or keen amateur wine enthusiasts. This qualification provides a basic introduction to the main styles of wines available to front-line staff involved in the service or sale of wine. The qualification aims to provide the basic product knowledge and skills in the storage and service of wines required to prepare a person for their first job in wine hospitality or retail. Topics studied will include the main styles of wine, common grape varieties, service of wine, health, safety and legal issues and the pairing of food and wine.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements are required but a genuine interest in wine or employment in or a desire to be employed within the hospitality industry is desirable.

What do I need to bring?

You will need to bring with you a pend and note pad to make notes.

Assessment/Exam information

To gain this qualification students need to successfully pass a multiple-choice paper of 30 questions.

Other information

Please notify us of any specific dietry needs or allergies.

What can I do next?

On completion of this course you may want to enrol on our L2 Professional Food and Beverage Service qualification.

Qualification description

Swindon College Chefs Academy Certificate

Course information & how to apply

Length Start Date End Date Course Fees Course Code
4 weeks 04 May 2018 25 May 2018 Tuition fee: £70.00
This course is for 19+ students only
HST0160
UCAS/UKPASS Code: Not Applicable
Study type: Part Time
Times: 18:30 - 20:30
Hours per week: 2.00
Study days: WED

Any extra costs

Students aged 19+ will pay the standard tuition fee, plus exam, registration and material costs.

Financial assistance may be available to cover these costs, please ask a member of staff in our student finance office.

How to apply

To enrol on this course,click on the 'enrol now' button or contact Student Services, Swindon College, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1DY.