Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW)

Society of Wine Educators Courses


INTRODUCTION

The Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) and Certified Specialist of Spirits (CSS) certification programmes are for those seeking to get a career-enhancing credential conferred by the Society of Wine Educators (SWE).

SOCIETY OF WINE EDUCATORS

The Society of Wine Educators, founded in 1977, is a non-profit educational organization in the United States of America whose mission is to advance wine education through professional development and certification. It has an extensive network with over 2,200 members in 20 countries representing every facet of the wine industry.

The Society of Wine Educators offers several certification programs: the Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW), Certified Specialist of Spirits (CSS), Certified Wine Educator (CWE), and Hospitality/Beverage Specialist Certificate (HBSC). These self-study educational programs are internationally recognized and highly regarded in the wine and spirits industry. Through its certification examinations, the Society of Wine Educators validates wine and spirits knowledge. Successful candidates are entitled to add the appropriate post-nominal to their professional signature accordingly.

SUITABLE FOR

  • Wine Educators
  • Wine Consultants
  • Wine Trade Professionals
  • Retailers
  • Restaurateurs
  • Hospitality Industry Professionals
  • Wine Journalists
  • Wine Marketing Professionals
  • Wine Consumers

LECTURE DATE & TIME

I-L5011-2014-1-P
Mondays
22 & 29 September 2014
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

VENUE

The Hong Kong Management Association
Shop 2, G/F, Pico Tower, 66 Gloucester Road,
Wan Chai, HONG KONG

EXAMINATION

The CSW Examination consists of 100 multiple-choice questions. Candidates have to complete the exam in one hour. It is scheduled through Pearson Testing Center at the candidate’s preferred time and place. For exam registration details, please visit http://www.pearsonvue.com/societyofwineeducators/.

Successful candidate who achieves a score of 75% or better qualifies a Certified Specialist of Wine and is entitled to use the CSW post-nominal as part of their professional signature. They will also receive a certificate and a CSW lapel pin. The CSW serves as the prerequisite for those wishing to pursue the Certified Wine Educator certification.

EXAMINATION VENUE

Pearson Testing Center
Office B, 18/F, China Overseas Building, 139 Hennessy Road,
Wan Chai, HONG KONG

ENQUIRIES

For information on the courses, please contact Ms Eva Chan on 2774 8596 or Mr Ronnie Chan on 2774 8526. For registration details, please contact Customer Services on 2774 8500.


Language Medium

Cantonese (supplemented with English)


Member Fee

HK$ 5,800 

Non-member Fee

HK$ 6,000  (includes Tuition, SWE Original Study Guide, SWE Original Workbook, access to SWE Online Academy and Examination)

Enquiries

Email: hkma@hkma.org.hk
Fax: 2365 1000

General Enquiry Hotline:
2774 8500 OR 2774 8501