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Course Description

The WSET Level 1 Award in Sake is a foundational course that provides students with a basic familiarity with the main styles and categories of sake. By the end of the course, learners will be able to list the principal categories of sake, state their defining characteristics, and know the key principles involved in the storage and service of sake. This will allow for individuals to have the knowledge to answer customer queries and provide recommendations for the service of sake.


1. Requirements

  • Valid ID (Passport or Driver’s License)
  • Copy of your proof of payment

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Deadline of Registration and Submission of Requirements Start Date End Date Remote Invigilation Exam
July 3, 2023 July 17, 2023 August 13, 2023 August 19, 2023


  1. WSET Workbook
  2. Certification exam
  3. Certificate and lapel pin (upon passing exam)
  4. Local delivery of certificate and lapel pin

Who Should Attend

  • Any individuals starting a career in sake
  • Anyone pursuing an interest in sake

Course Outline

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 Labeling Terms and Speciality Styles of Sake

Module 6: Storage and Service of Sake

Module 7: Revision and Resources

Certification Assessment
The examination is taken online. The duration of the exam is 45 minutes.


1. What are the prerequisites of the course?
2. I don't have much knowledge about sake. Am I qualified to take the course?
Yes, anyone who is interested in sake can take the course.
3. Will the classes be online?
There are no live sessions, but you can access the modules via the WSET Online Classroom.
4. Does the course have a certification exam?
Yes, the exam is taken online and is remotely invigilated. The duration of the exam is 45 minutes.
5. What is a remotely invigilated exam?
Remote invigilation allows students to take their exam on a computer, and they will be monitored via webcam, screen sharing technology, and a secondary recording device (e.g. smartphone).
6. I still have some questions. Who can I contact to get more information?

Class Details




PhP 21,000
Accepted Payment Methods
Master Card
BPI Online
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Program Faculty

Bel S. Castro

Ms. Bel S. Castro is one of the founding faculty members of Enderun Colleges and is currently Asst. Dean of the College of Hospitality Management. She oversees all wine programs offered by Enderun Extension. In addition to holding a Level 3 Award in Wine & Spirits from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (UK), she has also successfully completed the WSET Wine Educatorā€™s Programme. Her academic credentials include a degree in Restaurant Operations from Le Cordon Bleu in Australia and a Master of Arts in Gastronomy, a double-badged program of Le Cordon Bleu and the University of Adelaide in South Australia. Her personal interests are centered on food history, cuisine, and culture. Her research in these fields has led to invitations to present her work on several occasions at the Symposium of Australian Gastronomy, and also at the prestigious Oxford Symposium of Food and Cookery.