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This is a style of exam where you self-study at home and take the exam at the venue.
*Currently, the only examination venue is the FBO Academy Tokyo.
The materials will be sent to you within 7 days after the registration, so you can start as soon as they arrive.
“There will be no examination preparation seminars.”

Qualification

International Kikisake-shi (SSI INT’L certified)

Content of the examination

Official textbook: SSI INTERNATIONAL OFFICIAL LECTURER

・What is an Ideal Lecturer?
 

・Communication Skills.
・Instructional Skills.
・Planning Skills.
・Necessary knowledge for lecturers
・Seminar Session.

Example

You can see it in PDF. * There is no correct answer available.
English
Simplified Chinese 
Traditional Chinese

Passing grade

Passing grade
70% or higher

Examination

First examination

Writing
12:30-13:20

Ask for specialized knowledge of sake
《Question range》
・Examination language / English:Text 『NIHONSHU-NO-MOTOI【Ver.English】』
・Examination language/Chinese:Text『日本酒之基 SSI國際唎酒師官方教材』

Second examination

Writing
13:20-14:20

Ask the knowledge you need as an instructor
《Question range》
・Examination language / English:Text 『SSIINTERNATIONAL OFFICIAL LECTURER』
・Examination language/Chinese:Text 『國際日本酒講師 中文課程』

Third examination

Evaluation comments of sake in lecture demonstrations and blind tastings
14:30-15:20

Lecture demonstration10Min
【Configuration】
・Sake seminar practical skills assuming beginners.
*Evaluation comment of sake (1 minute for pre-tasting / 1 minute for evaluation comment)

*10 min per person, in the order of the examination number

Language

English、Chinese

Examination and certification fee

The date of the first application is until the end of December 2021

Examination fee:¥25,000
Certification fee::¥5,000(certificate and certification badge included)
You will need these after you pass the examination.

【About retaking the exam】
If you fail or are absent, you will have to apply for the exam again. (There is no re-examination fee set)
However, only within the test deadline, the test results that meet the passing criteria will be valid, and only the tests that have failed (eg, 1st only, 3rd only, etc.) will be taken.

【Examination deadline】
 Within 1 year from the month following the application date *
(* The application date is the date when the payment procedure is completed.)

【Cancellation】
 Only applications made 2 weeks before the test date can be canceled within 8 days after the application is completed.

The date of the first application is from January 1, 2022.

Examination fee:¥35,000(certificate and certification badge included)

【Retake fee】
If you fail or are absent, you can take the exam by paying the re-examination fee.
In that case, only the exam results that meet the passing criteria will be valid and you will be required to take only the exams that failed (Ex. 1st only, 3rd only, etc.) only within the period of holding the exam qualification.
Retake fee:¥17,500

【Examination deadline】
Within 1 year from the month following the application date *
(* The application date is the date when the payment procedure is completed.)

【Cancellation】
Only applications made 2 weeks before the exam date can be canceled within 8 days after the application is completed.

Examination fee:¥25,000
Certification fee::¥5,000(certificate and certification badge included)
You will need these after you pass the examination.

▬▬About holding after January 2022▬▬
Examination fee: ¥35,000 (Including certification fee, certificate and certification chapter fee)

 

Examination dates and registration

ScheduleVenune NameCertification date
2021/11/24FBO Academy Tokyo School(Bunkyo-ku)2022/1/1
2021/12/18FBO Academy Tokyo School(Bunkyo-ku)2022/2/1
2022/1/26FBO Academy Tokyo School(Bunkyo-ku)2022/3/1
2022/1/27FBO Academy Tokyo School(Bunkyo-ku)2022/3/1
2022/2/24FBO Academy Tokyo School(Bunkyo-ku)2022/4/1
2022/2/27FBO Academy Tokyo School(Bunkyo-ku)2022/4/1
2022/3/23FBO Academy Tokyo School(Bunkyo-ku)2022/5/1
2022/3/26FBO Academy Tokyo School(Bunkyo-ku)2022/5/1
2022/4/19FBO Academy Tokyo School(Bunkyo-ku)2022/6/1
2022/4/23FBO Academy Tokyo School(Bunkyo-ku) 2022/6/1
2022/5/17FBO Academy Tokyo School(Bunkyo-ku) 2022/7/1
2022/5/29
FBO Academy Tokyo School(Bunkyo-ku) 2022/7/1

Examination dateCertification date
October 23, 2021_TokyoDecember 1, 2021

Finished

Examination dateCertification date
November 24, 2021_TokyoJanuary 1, 2022

Proceed and choose the language only if you are above the legal drinking age in the country of your nationality, of your residence, and of the venue for the examination.

【Ver.English】

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Examination date Certification date
December 18, 2021_Tokyo February 1, 2022

Proceed and choose the language only if you are above the legal drinking age in the country of your nationality, of your residence, and of the venue for the examination.

Examination dateCertification date
January 27, 2022_TokyoMarch 1, 2022

Proceed and choose the language only if you are above the legal drinking age in the country of your nationality, of your residence, and of the venue for the examination.

【Ver.English】

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Examination dateCertification date
February 24, 2022_TokyoApril 1, 2022

Proceed and choose the language only if you are above the legal drinking age in the country of your nationality, of your residence, and of the venue for the examination.

【Ver.English】

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Examination dateCertification date
February 27, 2022_TokyoApril 1, 2022

Proceed and choose the language only if you are above the legal drinking age in the country of your nationality, of your residence, and of the venue for the examination.

【Ver.English】

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Examination dateCertification date
March 23, 2022_TokyoMay 1, 2022

Proceed and choose the language only if you are above the legal drinking age in the country of your nationality, of your residence, and of the venue for the examination.

【Ver.English】

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Examination dateCertification date
March 26, 2022_TokyoMay 1, 2022

Proceed and choose the language only if you are above the legal drinking age in the country of your nationality, of your residence, and of the venue for the examination.

【Ver.English】

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Examination date Certification date
April 19, 2022_Tokyo Jun 1, 2022

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April 23, 2022_Tokyo Jun 1, 2022

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May 17, 2022_Tokyo July 1, 2022

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Examination date Certification date
May 29, 2022_Tokyo  July 1, 2022

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