The Certified Sommelier qualification is the primary certification for wine and beverage professionals in the Hospitality Industry and is intended to provide a meaningful qualification for the working Sommelier. The examination will recognise beverage professionals whose knowledge, skills and demeanour are worthy of the title – Certified Sommelier.
The pre-requisite for this examination is the Court of Master Sommeliers Introductory Sommelier Certificate. Candidates who wish to take the Certified Sommelier Certificate must do so within three years of passing the Introductory Certificate.
The Certified Sommelier Qualification is the pre-requisite for entry to the Advanced Sommelier Certificate course.
The Certified Sommelier Examination comprises three parts:
The pass mark is 60% in each section. All three sections must be passed together.
The theory paper is at a higher level than the Introductory Sommelier Certificate exam.
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