This exciting and structured course is the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 2 Award and is intended as vocational training in product knowledge for those employed in the drinks industry who have little previous knowledge of the broad range of alcoholic beverages available. The qualification is suitable wherever a good level of product knowledge is required to underpin job skills and competencies.The course is also appropriate for those not employed in the drinks industry but who have a serious interest in wine, and wish to broaden their knowledge in a structured way. This qualification has full accreditation from the UK Government’s Qualifications & Curriculum Authority (NQCF) as a Level 2 Vocational Qualification.
Please note it is NOT necessary to have completed Level 1 before entering for Level 2.
Sunday Courses - who are they designed for?
We run Sunday sessions for those who have a busy schedule in London unable to sacrifice a working day.
The sessions run for 6 hours, starting at 11am and finishing at 5.30 pm, which enables you plenty of time to arrive punctually and enough time to enjoy your evening
There are 3 full sessions and an exam session. At the end of the final day is the exam.
Course Outline :
Sunday 19th Nov Session 1 - Tasting Technique, Grapegrowing & Winemaking
Sunday 26th Nov Session 2 - Grape varieties
Sunday 3rd Dec Session 3 - Sparkling & Sweet wines, Fortified Wines. 1-hour Exam. (11-5.30pm)
The fee of £360 includes
- All WSET course materials including; Looking Behind the Label course manual, Study Guide, Specification book and Tasting Card
- Use of ISO professional tasting glasses
- All tasting wines (approx 40-45 wines)
- All course handouts
- All course tuition
- Examination Paper