WSET® Level 1 Award in Wines

Get introduced to the world of wine with this program that follows the curriculum of Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET)

In person - George Brown College

Online - Blackboard

7 hours


WSET Level 1 Award in Wines course and provides you with an introduction to wine. This wine course takes a beginner-level approach – both with theory and with tasting – to the world of wine and is suitable for those starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine.  

Complete the program by writing the WSET Award in Wines exam. Successful candidates will receive the WSET certificate and pin recognized across Canada.  


Become familiar with: 

  • The main types and styles of wines through sight, smell, and taste 
  • The basic skills you need to describe wines accurately 

*Certificate and lapel pin given  




Date: Jul 7 - Jul 28

Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

WHERE: Online or in person (George Brown College) 

WHEN: Days vary 

HOW LONG: 7 hours  

HOW MUCH: FREE (Save up to $300) 

WHO CAN ATTEND: Anyone working in the hospitality industry 

HOW MANY PEOPLE (max): first come, first served  

OTHER: Must apply 2 weeks before the start date 


  • Acceptance to the program is conditional.
  • 19+ years of age.
  • Smart Serve certified
  • For participants unable to commute to Toronto, training is only available online.
  • For online sessions, HTA 75 only covers registration fees and participants may be responsible for additional class materials.

Please note that the dates and times are subject to change and/or may be postponed if the minimum number of registrations are not met. We will notify you of any changes.


Call us at 1-888-412-HTAC (4822)
Monday - Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Send us an email: [email protected]

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