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This beginner to intermediate level qualification course provides a structured exploration of the world of wine and is suitable for both wine industry professionals and wine enthusiasts. Individuals on this course will gain knowledge of the principal and regionally important grape varieties of the world and the styles of wine they produce. Through a combination of tasting and theory, candidates will explore the factors that impact style and quality and learn how to describe wines with confidence.
What the course covers:
The WSET Level 2 Award in Wines has full accreditation from OfQual as a Level 2 Vocational Qualification
No prior wine knowledge is required however the course builds upon the WSET Level 1 Award in Wines which may be a suitable place to begin for some people. We recommend you read the course specification document before you sign up for the course.
This is an online weekend course run over 4 consecutive Sundays – 10.30-12.30pm (1.5 hour break) then 2-4pm.
Please note a reliable broadband connection is essential for the completion of this online course as is basic computer skills.
To obtain the WSET Level 2 Award in Wines Qualification, you will need to successfully pass the exam. The exam is made up of 50 multiple-choice questions to be completed in 1 hour. A mark of 55% is required to pass the exam.
The exam is taken online via a Remote Invigilation service. We will arrange suitable time/date with you when you are ready to take the exam.
Course Schedule & Important Dates:
The 8 x 2-hour online classroom sessions are taught over 2 sessions each Sunday with a 1.5 hour break between 10.30am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 4pm on these dates
The course fee of £345 includes:
It is recommended that 12 wines are tasted as part of this course, although this is optional and not essential to complete the course. Please note that the cost of wines is not included in the course fee above.
Our wine experts have specially selected wines for this course designed to demonstrate specific learning outcomes. We have negotiated a specially discounted price only available to our online students – the case of 12 wines costs £130 including delivery.
Details of how to order your case of wines will be provided when you book your place.