NEW WSET ONLINE Courses - Live NOW - study from the comfort of your own lounge.
Our award-winning wine tutors are ready NOW to guide you through WSET Courses via ZOOm and CLICKMEETING.
There is no substitute for taking a wine course in a live face to face environment where you can be guided through the wines by a qualified expert and share the experience with other wine enthusiasts.
BUT in the present climate and for customers with schedule and location constraints - this is sometimes not practical.
Our online WSET courses mean you can now study for your WSET qualification from the comfort of your own home.
The Local Wine School Network is the UK's leading and award winning wine education company. Your online course will be delivered in LIVE classroom sessions hosted by one of our certified WSET educators. All our tutors are knowledgeable and passionate about wine, they are some of the best wine educators in the business.
Why choose to study online with us:
You don’t need to worry about sourcing the wines to taste on your online course. One of our wine experts has specially selected wines for each course specifically designed to illustrate key learning outcomes. When you sign up for your course you’ll be sent a link to buy the recommended wines at an exclusive discounted price.
Local Wine School is the best choice to study WSET Online Courses - we have an unrivalled network of award-winning wine tutors, and you can take your exam at a selection of over 20 wine schools UK-wide, or NOW take your exam Online. No other provider can offer this flexibility.
ONLINE WSET qualifications are a 'must have' for anybody seriously considering a career in the wine industry. They are also a great way to learn about wine in a fun, concentrated, & intensive way.
There are 3 levels of WSET Course - Level 1, Level 2, & Level 3 - see below for more information on each level.
OR keep scrolling/swiping to bottom of this page for a full list of scheduled Locations, Dates, & Prices across the UK.
All WSET courses are examined, but dont worry our WSET-approved tutors have some of the highest pass rates in the country, and our network is run by the Riedel WSET Educator of the Year! Our Wine Schools are WSET Approved Programmed Providers, trained & approved by the WSET to deliver these specialist courses.
We are the leading WSET Educator in the UK with more Scholarship Awards than any other provider.
To find your nearest WSET Approved Wine School - just click on a location below.
Join us at the best place to study WSET courses - with the 2015 Riedel WSET Educator of the Year Winner's Local Wine School network.
The most sought-after award amongst wine schools worldwide - over 600 wine schools in 66 countries compete for this trophy - but there is only one winner.
Our schools have been shortlisted for this award 6 times in the last 8 years and won the award in 2015 and 2018.
We successfully coach more candidates through their WSET exams than any other WSET provider - no other provider comes anywhere close!
NEW WSET ONLINE Courses - Live NOW - study from the comfort of your own lounge!
The ONLINE WSET Level 1 in Wines is an entry level qualification providing a straightforward introduction to wine. A great course for those wanting to taste & recognise the main grape varieties, & explore food and wine
Learn about wines through a 2 or 3 week study programme with 2 or 3 LIVE online classroom sessions (also recorded so you can watch them back). Plus, the support of our expert educators to answer any questions and help with your studying. The Level 1 Award in Wines Online covers the same syllabus as the classroom course - but through online platforms (Zoom/ClickMeeting) which allows you to study alongside your peers under the guidance of a dedicated educator.
You will learn how to taste wine using a systematic approach and be able to identify the main styles of wine. You’ll also learn to apply these to your own food and wine choices.
Tasting is a very enjoyable part of studying for this course and we recommend you taste a minimum of 6 wines (there is an option to purchase an accompanying tasting case from local wine merchants or we can provide guidance on the styles to taste for you to source yourself!)
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 part of the UK Government’s Qualifications & Credits Framework 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 more suitable for those completely new to wine. We recommend you read the course specification document before you sign up for the course. You can read this document by clicking here
We have the widest choice available anywhere - over 20 wine schools around the UK and a choice of
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 online 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 course fee Includes:
*Additional Fees may apply to take an Online Exam - contact your chosen Wine School for further details.
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.
We can recommend wines for YOU to buy or alternatively our wine experts have specially selected wines designed to demonstrate specific learning outcomes - the link to purchase this online exclusive discounted tasting case with FREE delivery will be emailed to you when you book your place.
This course is delivered online over seven weeks with a minimum of 80 hours total study (including LIVE virtual lessons) recommended to successfully complete the course. Regular internet access and participation is essential.
The Level 3 Award in Wines Online covers the same syllabus as the classroom course, but through a supported Online Classroom which allows you to study alongside your peers under the guidance of a dedicated educator.
Please note that the exam is completed in person and not online. The course fee includes an attended examination at one of our UK-wide Wine Schools.
The course is delivered online and in English therefore basic computer literacy, internet navigation skills and a good level of English are required. Additionally, the course assessment requires your answers to be hand-written, therefore a good level of written and spoken English is very beneficial.
The Course Fee Includes:
It is recommended that 24 wines are tasted as part of this course outside of the in-house tasting revision day. Please note that the cost of wines is not included in the listed course fee. The course tutor will send through the recommended wine styles for students to obtain and sample as part of this course. We have also hand-selected a tasting case of 24 wines (comprised of half bottles and full bottles) that can be purchased in addition to the course fee. If you would like to purchase this case (as opposed to sourcing the wines yourself), a link to purchase this tasting case will be sent to you upon registering for this course. Delivery to any address in mainland UK is free. Currently, we are unable to arrange delivery to addresses outside of Mainland UK.
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