Exams

Following are WSET Level 2 through Level 4 exam dates available for students who need to re-sit or make-up an exam. All exams take place at IWC, unless otherwise stated.

For the Level 4 exams, we provide more detail on the exam and assessment formats.

If you need to register, reschedule or withdraw from an exam, or have a question, please contact us at (212) 239-3055 or at info@internationalwinecenter.com.

WSET Level 2 Exams

Registration Deadline: At least 15 business days prior to exam date.
Rescheduling Fee: $175.00 (For students who withdrew from an exam after deadline.)
Resit Fee: $120.00 (For students who failed a previous exam.)
Postponement Period: Students have 12 months from the start of their course to sit the exam; thereafter another exam fee applies.
Private Exam: Proctor fees plus exam fees apply. Call the office for details: (212) 239-3055

Level 2 Intermediate Course Exams

Monday, March 27, 2017 6:00 PM
Thursday, April 13, 2017 6:00 PM
Monday, May 10, 2017 10:00 AM
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 6:00 PM
Monday, June 19, 2017 6:00 PM
Thursday, July 6, 2017 6:00 PM
Monday, September 11, 2017 6:00 PM

 

WSET Level 3 Exams

PLEASE NOTE: WSET is retiring its current Level 3 exam and transitioning to a new exam that will conform to a new Level 3 curriculum. Students wishing to re-sit the current version of the Level 3 exam must do so before the end of July 2017. Students with partial passes must pass the remaining portion of the exam during this time or lose their partial pass.

Registration Deadline: At least 15 business days prior to exam date.
Rescheduling Fee: $235.00 (For students who withdrew from an exam after deadline.)
Resit Fee – Tasting: $93.00 (For students who failed a previous exam.)
Resit Fee – Theory: $148.00 (For students who failed a previous exam.)
Resit Fee – Tasting & Theory: $190.00 (for students who failed a previous exam.)

Postponement Period: The current Level 3 exam will be available only through the end of July 2017.

Private Exam: Proctor fees in addition to exam fees apply. Call the office for details: (212) 239-3055

Level 3 in Wine & Spirits Advanced Course Exams

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 6:00 PM
Thursday, May 4, 2017 6:00 PM
Thursday, July 27, 2017 6:00 PM

For exam dates for the new Level 3 in Wines, please see below.

Level 3 in Wines Advanced Course Exams

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 6:00 PM
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 10:30 AM
Monday, August 28, 2017 6:00 PM

 

WSET Level 4 Courses Exams

The exams and assessments for WSET Level 4 Courses have unique formats, specific exam dates (only one per semester), registration deadlines and re-sit fees. All exam fees are included in the cost of the course. Fees below are for rescheduling or re-sitting an exam. Exam details, broken out by course, follow below.

A transfer fee of $40 applies to ALL Level 4 exams that are rescheduled prior to the exam registration deadline.

Level 4, Wine Production, Unit 2 (Dip2 117)

Exam Format: A 100 multiple-choice-question exam to be completed in 90 minutes.
Exam Registration Deadline (Resit Students): June 9, 2017
Resit Fee For Students Who Failed A Previous Attempt: $178.00
Fee For Students Who Reschedule After Enrollment Deadline: $198.00
Unit 2 Exam: 6pm June 28, 2017

Level 4, Global Business of Wine, Unit 1 (2 Assessments)

Case Study Exam
Exam Format: A 75-minute written essay on a global issue in the wine and spirits business.
Exam Registration Deadline (Resit Students): December 28, 2016
Resit Fee For Students Who Failed A Previous Attempt – $180.00
Fee For Students Who Reschedule After Enrollment Deadline – $215.00
Unit 1 Case Study Exam: 10:30am March 8, 2017
Course Work Assignment
Registration Deadline: March 23, 2017
Resit Fee For Students Who Failed A Previous Attempt – $134.00
Fee For Students Who Reschedule After Enrollment Deadline – $160.00
Current Topics: Log into WSET® Global Campus To View Available Topics
Course Work Assignment Submission Deadline: April 11, 2017

Level 4, Light Wines of the World, Unit 3

Exam Format: Two one-hour blind wine-tastings of six wines each and a three-hour, closed-book exam of five questions.
Exam Registration Deadline (Resit Students): April 7, 2017
Re-sit Tasting Only Fee: $508.00
Re-sit Theory Only Fee: $258.00
Unit 3 Exam: 10:00am June 14, 2017
Anyone wearing scent will not be admitted to the room.

Level 4, Spirits of the World, Unit 4

Exam Format: A 65-minute exam that consists of a blind tasting of three spirits and one theory question.
Exam Registration Deadline (Resit Students): TBD
Resit Fee For Students Who Failed A Previous Attempt: $248.00
Fee For Students Who Reschedule After Enrollment Deadline: $300.00
Unit 4 Exam: November 2017
Anyone wearing scent will not be admitted to the room.

Level 4, Sparkling Wines of the World, Unit 5

Exam Format: A 65-minute exam that consists of a blind tasting of three sparkling wines and one theory question.
Exam Registration Deadline (Resit Students): April 7, 2017
Resit Fee For Students Who Failed A Previous Attempt: $248.00
Fee For Students Who Reschedule After Enrollment Deadline: $300.00
Unit 5 Exam: 12:30pm June 13, 2017
Anyone wearing scent will not be admitted to the room.

Level 4, Fortified Wines of the World, Unit 6

Exam Format: A 65-minute exam that consists of a blind tasting of three fortified wines and one theory question.
Exam Registration Deadline (Resit Students): April 7, 2017
Resit Fee For Students Who Failed A Previous Attempt: $248.00
Fee For Students Who Reschedule After Enrollment Deadline: $300.00
Unit 6 Exam: 2:30pm June 13, 2017
Anyone wearing scent will not be admitted to the room.