The Level 4 online course is guided by an online tutor. Each week covers a new topic and students can log in whenever they want during the week (there are set start and finish dates for each week, but no set class time). Students are given timed practice exams and assignments to prepare them for the final evaluation. Tasting activities are provided to familiarize students with a systemic approach to tasting at Advanced level.
Online vs Virtual Diploma
While the online program with WSET does not include live lectures with set dates and times, the Virtual Diploma does have scheduled classes as part of its offering. In addition to the online work completed with WSET, Virtual candidates also get the benefit of online classes. The classes are recorded for those who may miss them.
Level 4 online courses include an the price for the course, study kit, exam fee. All exams take place in Chicago, IL.