La Cave Winebar is a proud WSET Approved Programme Provider since 1995, offering expert tuition to trade professionals and enthusiasts alike.

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET)

The WSET was founded in 1969 to provide high quality, formal education in wine and spirits primarily to trade professionals. In recent years, WSET has provided wine and spirit education to everyday enthusiasts of all levels. WSET has become world renowned for their educational syllabus which every course provider must adhere to and abide by. So if it’s WSET approved, you’re on the right track! At La Cave, we pride ourselves on our strong links to WSET and as such go to great efforts to enforce the various criteria set out for students. For more information on the Wine & Spirit Education Trust, please visit:


National Qualifications Authority of Ireland (NQAI)

Further to this direct link with WSET, La Cave is proud to make our students aware of it’s course content connection and alignment with the National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland (NFQI) as set down by the NQAI. This alignment states that Levels 1, 2 and 3 of La Cave’s WSET course are aligned with the NFQI and as such are fully recognised by the NQAI. Our WSET Level 1 course is comparable to a NFQI Level 3, WSET Level 2 is comparable with NFQI Level 4 and WSET Level 3 is comparable to the NFQI Level 5.
For further clarification or to find out more about the NQAI, Click here