EVENING COURSE. 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.
The Level 2 Award in Wines online course covers the same syllabus as the classroom course and is delivered in LIVE virtual lessons by one of our certified wine educators.
Candidates will receive a complete WSET Level 2 Award in Wines course study pack, comprising the course book (a comprehensive guide to the wines of the world 'Behind the Label'), a study guide (complete with maps, example questions and forms for your own tasting notes) and laminated 'Systematic Approach to Tasting' card
The course includes 16 hours online tuition and we recommend a minimum of 12 hours additional study.
Your tutor will taste 12 wines with you on the course (for details of how to order the wines for your course see below)
You will be sent details of how to join your LIVE sessions via Zoom when you book.
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 8 x 2-hour online sessions run from 6.30pm-8.30 pm each week, over 8 weeks.
If you can't make all sessions, they are recorded and can be watched back at a time convenient for you.
Special Educational Needs:
Please make the school aware, in advance of the course, if you have a condition which may mean that you will qualify for additional help during the exam such as dyslexia.
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