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WINE AND TOURISM PROGRAMME

PYDA's Wine and Tourism programme covers the entire value chain of the wine industry, including wine knowledge, tourism, and other related sectors. The qualifications for this programme include a University of Stellenbosch short course at an NQF Level 5 and a Tour Guide WSET Level 2 qualification. We work with accredited training providers and students are able to specialize in a specific area at the end of the programme.

 

Read below to see some of the specific topics that are covered and potential employment opportunities post-graduation.

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Wine Industry Introduction

Vineyard Production

Winemaking

Wine Presenting

Food and Wine Pairings (Culinary Arts)

Tourism and Tour Guiding

Hospitality/Event Assistance

Wine Sales and Marketing

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Wine Ambassador

Tour Guide/Travel Coordinator

Chef, Host, Barrister

Front Office Administrator

Hospitality and Guest Service Supervisor

Wine Advisor/Sommelier

Events Coordinator

Wine Sales Consultant

TOPICS COVERED

The Wine and Tourism programme follows PYDA's proven, integrated framework of combining personal development, technical skills and work practicals.

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LOOK INSIDE THE CLASSROOM

Winemaking Class

Food and Wine Pairing Class