Become a WSET Course Provider

Approved Programme Providers

WSET® works with an extensive network of course providers who offer our qualifications around the world. These Approved Programme Providers (APPs) range from accredited individuals and companies to colleges, universities and independent training organisations.

All APPs undergo a rigorous approval and monitoring process to ensure they meet the high standards expected, both to teach our qualifications and to administer them in accordance with WSET® policy. This safeguards the quality and integrity of WSET® qualifications.

To achieve APP status you will need to demonstrate that you can satisfy minimum criteria regarding educator qualifications, staffing, course and examination venues, study materials and compliance with applicable local laws and regulations.

Checklist for potential Approved Programme Providers

To achieve APP status you will need to demonstrate that you can satisfy minimum criteria including:

  • A business plan
  • Staffing, one of whom must be English speaking
  • Adequate venues for course delivery and examination
  • Compliance with all applicable local laws and regulations
  • Provision of suitable study materials
  • Completion of our educator training programme

For further information

For further information about applying for APP status please contact us as follows:

 UK applicants – ukbusiness@wset.co.uk

 Overseas applicants– international@wset.co.uk