Wine & Spirit Education Trust
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7th August, 2012 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) announces new Diploma programme in Dublin


The new WSET Level 4 Diploma course in Ireland commences on 29th  October at The Arthur Guinness Business Centre, The Guinness Storehouse, St. James’s Gate, Dublin 8. The classroom-based course is open to new students  who already hold the WSET Level 3 qualification. Students who have already started Diploma but not yet finished the course should contact WSET to discuss how to complete the programme.
WSET will be supporting this course using members of their UK education team, but their long-term vision is to work with Irish educators and key people in the Irish drinks industry to support the tuition of the Diploma Programme in Ireland.
Announcing the news, Chief Executive of the WSET, Ian Harris, WSET commented; ‘It is important for students in Ireland to have the opportunity to continue their studies at Diploma level, allowing them to fulfil their full potential and to continue to provide the Irish wine industry with highly-qualified staff.’
WSET are committed to promoting wine and spirits education in Ireland and the new Diploma programme will allow students to study the full suite of WSET qualification courses. The WSET qualifications leading up to Diploma are offered around Ireland through a network of Approved Programme Providers (APPs), and are a valuable stepping stone for anyone wanting to work within the Drinks Industry as well as those who are passionate about wine and spirits.
To book the Diploma course online or for further Information about WSET qualification courses and providers in Ireland, refer to WSET’s website www.WSETglobal.com  or contact the WSET Student Services team on:
Tel: +44 207 089 3800 Email: courses@wset.co.uk
For further information on the WSET including images please contact:
Chris Kelly, Marketing Manager, WSET, Wine & Spirit Education Trust
International Wine & Spirit Centre, 39-45 Bermondsey St, London SE1 3XF T: +44 (0)20 7089 3815 E:ckelly@wset.co.uk
Editors Notes:
Wine & Spirit Education Trust
The Wine & Spirit Education Trust is the largest global provider of qualifications in the fields of wines and spirits.
WSET qualifications are formally recognised by the UK Government and have a strong reputation worldwide. WSET courses are currently available in 58 countries and in 15 languages and in the last academic year (2010/11) 35,737 people sat a WSET exam. For more information about the WSET, our qualifications and where to study, please visit: www.WSETGlobal.com