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Wine and Gastronomy Training with Work Experience

This comprehensive programme has been designed for students who want to gain in-depth knowledge of wine and gastronomy as well as put into practice the knowledge acquired over the past 6 months thanks to a 3-month internship.

1 intake each year: Autumn

Key information

Duration: 9 months | 480 hours  360 Self Directed Learning Hours
Price: £17,875
Diploma fees include: uniforms, learning materials, subscription to Jancis Robinson's Purple Pages, personal licence course, 3-day field trip to Scotland
Hours per week: approximately 22 hours at school and no more than 48 hours per week during the internship
Entry requirements: high school diploma or equivalent, evidence of English language. All students must be aged 18 years or over



Diploma Details

  • Course Structure

    The first 6 months of the programme are comprised of the Diploma in Wine, Gastronomy and Management - a hands-on, highly practical programme that aims at giving students the knowledge and skills to success in the world of wine. After the successful completion of the 6-month diploma, students join one of our respected partners to perform a 3-month internship.

  • Who is the programme for?

    The Diploma in Wine, Gastronomy and Management with Internship Pathway has been designed to provide students an experience of working in the wine industry as part of their wine and gastronomy training.

  • What qualification will I gain?

    Qualification title: Le Cordon Bleu Wine, Gastronomy and Management

    SCQF level: 8

    SCQF Credits: 126

    This qualification is listed on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) and has been independently credit-rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). Further information is available here. This gives assurance that the content of our qualifications are of a high standard, meeting the rigorous quality assurance requirements of a national awarding body.

    For more information about accreditation and student visa sponsorship, visit our Accreditation and Educational Oversight page.

    Graduates of our Diploma in Wine, Gastronomy and Management with Internship Pathway will acquire a thorough understanding of the world of wines, spirits & beverages and the proficiency to become an accomplished wine and food professional. Thanks to the Internship Pathway, students will gain additional skills and experience as well as be able to apply the knowledge gained during the course.

  • Term Dates and Apply

    Term Dates & Prices

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    Sep 30, 2024 - Jun 20, 2025 ( Standard )
    Sep 29, 2025 - Jun 26, 2026 ( Standard )

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