$75.01

Support the Sommeliers Australia 'Hospitality Education Grant'

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Support hospitality professionals during COVID-19 - help fund WSET Level 1 courses through the 'Hospitality Education Grant'.

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With on-premise venues being forced to close their doors due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Sommeliers Australia is pleased to announce its support of the hard-hit hospitality industry through the development of the Hospitality Education Grant.

The Hospitality Education Grant aims to help keep morale high by giving hospitality professionals the opportunity to increase their wine and spirits knowledge and skills while they are unable to work.

Partnering with the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), the Hospitality Education Grant will offer eligible hospitality professionals the opportunity to study either WSET Level 1 in Wine and Spirits online, for free.

WSET will provide free access to its Online Classroom for eligible students to study either WSET Level 1 in Wine or Spirits. Courses will be facilitated by WSET's network of Approved Programme Providers (APPs) in Australia, and will last approximately 4 weeks.

How can I support the Hospitality Education Grant?

The Hospitality Education Grant has been developed to enable individuals and businesses, wanting to support the hospitality industry during COVID-19, the opportunity to help fund WSET Level 1 Award in Wines or Level 1 Award in Spirits courses for eligible students. 

Supporters of the grant can purchase an ‘Hospitality Education ticket’ valued at $75 (incl. GST + booking fee), which covers the cost of an individual sitting the Level 1 Award exam. Each 'Hospitality Education ticket' will then be gifted at random to one of the grant recipients, so they can sit the Level 1 Award exam.

The number of hospitality professionals able to take up the Hospitality Education Grant will depend directly on the amount raised through ‘Hospitality Education ticket’ sales.

‘Hospitality Education tickets' are available for purchase until Friday 12 June 2020.

For more information about the Hospitality Education Grant please visit sommeliers.com.au

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