The WSET Level 2 Award in Wines is suited to both the trade employee, people in the drinks and hospitality industries with little previous knowledge of alcoholic beverages.
It also ideal for wine enthusiasts who wish to acquire in-depth knowledge of wines, and spirits, and want to obtain an internationally recognised wine qualification.
The WSET Level 2 course leads to a UK Government recognised qualification, gained by successfully completing a multiple choice paper of 50 questions.
This qualification is accredited at Level 2 in the UK National Qualifications Framework.
It is also approved as a Technical Certificate for the Advanced Level Hospitality Modern Apprenticeship.
The WSET Level 2 involves an 18* hour programme (including examination) which covers the following:
• Tasting technique
• Storage and service & Responsible drinking
• Food and wine pairing
• Factors influencing the style of wine
• Chardonnay and Pinot Noir
• Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc
• Syrah, Grenache and Riesling
• Other red and white wines of the world
• Sparkling and sweet wines, fortified wines, spirits and liqueurs
Timings: Three-day course over consecutive days, 9am to 5pm each day, providing in-depth global wine knowledge supported by tasting 40+ wines from around the world.
Fees include: study materials, a box of ISO tasting glasses, all samples, tuition and WSET examination (plus WSET certificate and lapel pin for those who pass).
Students should allow private study time of around 20 hours.
Please contact us directly to find out prices and upcoming dates for the course.