JSA Sake Diploma International

As a result of our cordial relationship with Japan Sommelier Association (JSA), we are pleased to announce that the Sake Sommelier Association (SSA) London headquarter will hold the JSA Sake Diploma International on behalf of the Japan Sommelier Association.

The JSA Sake Diploma International is an examination only and applicants will be provided with a textbook from the JSA for self-study. The JSA Diploma International is not part of Sake Sommelier Association (SSA) courses.


  • 1st Exam: 27 October 2018 (Saturday)
  • 2nd Exam: 24 November 2018 (Saturday)


The total fee which includes the following is £320 (approximately, ¥ 48,000) for those in the UK and the EU. (For applicants from other countries, the cost is £340).

  • JSA Sake Diploma International Exam Fee: £160
  • JSA Certificate Fee: £137
  • JSA Sake Textbook Fee: £23 including shipping fee (for non-UK/EU participants, £43)

Please note that the minimum number of participants per exam is 10 people. If the minimum requirement is not met you will be notified one month before the exam date and refunded the full cost of the JSA Sake Diploma International. The fee is otherwise non-refundable and non-transferable.

Place and Time

  • London Bridge
  • 1st Exam From 2pm to 5pm
  • 2nd Exam From 2pm to 4pm

Bookings and Enquiries

For booking requests and enquiries, please contact us via email:

Important Message from Sake Sommelier Association (SSA)

The JSA Sake Diploma International in London only contains an exam for the certificate. Lectures for the certificate will not be provided before or on the day of the exam and you will be required to self-study and prepare using the JSA Sake Textbook.

Please note that the JSA Sake Diploma International is a certificate issued by Japan Sommelier Association (JSA). The Sake Sommelier Association (SSA) only provides the exam in London on behalf of them.