Dive into the divers and fascinating universe of one of the oldest and most beloved beverages in the world, beer. Explore its rich history, the art of brewing and the vast array of styles that make each beer unique.

Who’s it for?

  • Ideal starting point for those who want to discover the main styles and types of beer.
  • Individuals who work with beer and need to understand the foundations of beer production and styles.
  • For those who want to increase their confidence in the workplace

What’s covered?

  • The main types and styles of beer
  • Characteristics of a range of key beer styles
  • How to make food and beer pairing
  • How to store and serve beer

Exam WSET level 1 in Beer

  • This course ends with a 30-questions multiple-choice exam.
  • Those achieving 70% or more will receive the WSET® Level in 1 in Beer Certificate
  • The exam is offered on a XXX basis at the location ….
  • Examination will be available both online and in-person.

How does the online course work?

  • Based around a four-week, five module online learning program with educator support available for this time.
  • The modules should be followed in sequential order during this 4-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 success.
  • You can contact the educator any time for the duration of the scheduled course.
  • Each module includes a series of independent activities to help you understand the topics.
  • Tasting:
    • You will be advised to taste a range of beers during this study.
    • Beers are not included in the online course fee.
    • All the required beers can be found in the Specification (see PDF in right-hand column)
    • Students can post their tasting notes in the WSET online classroom for review by the educator.

How does the classroom course work?

  • Based on a 2 session of 3 hours on-site and delivered by a WSET approved beer educator.
  • The exam is offered after the second session.
  • Please foresee as many hours of repetition @home.
  • Tasting:
    • You will taste a minimum of 10 beers during the course to test theory against practice. They are included in the course fee.


  • Online:
    • WSET online accredited educator
  • Classroom:
    • WineWise Educators

Your investment

Prices inclusive 21% VAT

  • Online: € 275
  • Classroom: only in-company – price on demand
  • Re-sit exam: € 125 (registration at least one month before exam date)
  • Extra cost for re-mote exam: € 65