WSET Course Level 2 £375+

Wine and Spirit Education Trust courses provide globally recognised qualifications which are suitable for both wine industry professionals and wine enthusiasts. As a WSET Approved Programme Provider (APP) West London Wine School has been certified to offer this qualification as part of the UK's Qualifications and Credits Framework which is accredited by OfQual.

Our network trained 5 WSET scholarship nominees in 2014, selected from top 30 of 3000 UK wide WSET Level 3 graduates.

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Who should consider studying for WSET Level 2?

1. The WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits (formerly known as the Intermediate Certificate) 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.

2. The course is also appropriate for those not employed in the drinks industry who wish to study wine using a structured curriculum and formal assessment. Please note- you do not need to have completed WSET Level 1 in order register for Level 2. It is a natural progression for those who have attended the West London Wine School 8 Week World of Wine Course.

3. The course is an absolute must for anyone considering pursuing a career in the wine industry. Acheiving a good grade in this qualification provides the knowledge required for those wishing to progress on to the WSET Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits (formerly known as the Advanced Certificate).

Not sure if this is the right level for you? Click on the book to view the Course Specification including sample exam questions.


 COURSE SYNOPSIS
  • Wine Tasting: Taste and describe wines using the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting
  • Food and Wine Matching: A guide to the key considerations when matching food & wine successfully
  • Wine Service and Storage: Learn the correct way to store and serve wine & recognise common faults found in wines
  • Labelling: Learn how to decode & understand labels
  • Factors influencing the Style of Wine: Study the factors influencing the style, quality & price of wine in the vineyard & winery
  • Grape Varieties: Learn about the styles of wines produced by the key international & regionally important grape varieties
  • Key White grape varieties: Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling. Other white varieties: Chenin Blanc, Gewurztraminer, Muscadet, Pinot Gris/Grigio, Semillon, Torrontés, Trebbiano and Verdicchio
  • Key Black grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah/Shiraz. Other red varieties: Barbera, Carmenère, Gamay, Malbec, Montepulciano, Nebbiolo, Pinotage, Primitivo, Sangiovese, Tempranillo & Zinfandel
  • Key Wine-Producing regions of the World: Learn about the main styles of wines from the key wine-producing regions. France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, USA, Argentina, Chile, Australia, New Zealand & South Africa
  • Number of Wines Tasted: 30-35 wines will be tasted as part of the course
  • Study Materials: Students will receive an Intermediate course study pack, consisting of  the course book (a comprehensive guide to the wines of the world), a study guide (complete with maps, example questions, and forms for your own tasting notes) and laminated tasting card.
  • Study Materials available; West London Wine School has a comprehensive library of mock papers for examination practice
  • Duration of course: 16 hours
  • Recommended Private Study: 12 hours additional private study is recommended for this course. It is strongly recommended that the majority of the private study is done in preparation for the course.
  • Examination: 50 multiple-choice questions to be answered in 1 hour. A mark of 55% required to pass
  • Certification: All students who pass will be issued with a certificate suitable for framing and a lapel pin.

Student Feedback

"I have now completed both my level 2 and 3 at West London Wine School with both Jimmy and Quentin who each teach with so much passion. There is never a dull moment and I shall miss my time at the school but will definitely return for one or two of the many tastings they run. The venue itself is both modern and comfortable also easy to find with free parking. Highly recommend" (Dee Kapoor 15/06/13 via Trip Advisor)

If you are thinking where to study wine then West London Wine School is your answer. We are an APP (Approved Programme Provider) with WSET, listed as a key provider of WSET courses in London by WSETDecanter Wine magazine, Jancis Robinson & Timeout Magazine. We are now one of the leading providers in the UK.

 

 

WSET Level 2 Award: Tuesday Evenings

WSET Level 2 Award: Tuesday Evenings :: Tue 27th Jun 2017

Tuesday evenings for six sessions starting 27th June over 6 weeks This exciting and structured course is the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 2 Award and is intended as

Places remaining: 14
Date/Time: 27th Jun 2017 at 7pm
Venue: Fulham Wine Cellars

Price: £385.00
WSET Level 2 Award Condensed Course

WSET Level 2 Award Condensed Course :: Tue 11th Jul 2017

Four sessions over four consecutive days starting 11th July Registration closes Thursday 29th June This exciting and structured course is the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 2 Award and is

Places remaining: 16
Date/Time: 11th Jul 2017 at 11am
Venue: The Wine Cellars, Fulham

Price: £375.00
WSET Level 2 Award: Thursday Evenings

WSET Level 2 Award: Thursday Evenings :: Thu 13th Jul 2017

Thursday evenings for six sessions starting 13th July This exciting and structured course is the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 2 Award and is intended as vocational training in product knowledge for those

Places remaining: 20
Date/Time: 13th Jul 2017 at 7pm
Venue: The Wine Cellars

Price: £385.00
WSET Level 2 Award: Saturdays

WSET Level 2 Award: Saturdays :: Sat 22nd Jul 2017

Saturdays for three sessions starting 22nd July over three weeks. This exciting and structured course is the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 2 certificate and is intended as vocational

Places remaining: 16
Date/Time: 22nd Jul 2017 at 11am
Venue: Fulham Wine Cellars

Price: £375.00
WSET Level 2 Award Condensed Course

WSET Level 2 Award Condensed Course :: Tue 15th Aug 2017

Four sessions over four consecutive days starting 15th August 2017 Registration closes 2nd August 2017 This exciting and structured course is the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 2 Award and

Places remaining: 19
Date/Time: 15th Aug 2017 at 11am
Venue: The Wine Cellars, Fulham

Price: £375.00
WSET Level 2 Award Condensed Course

WSET Level 2 Award Condensed Course :: Tue 12th Sep 2017

Four sessions over four consecutive days starting TUESDAY 12th September 2017. Registration closes on Thursday the 31st August. This exciting and structured course is the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level

Places remaining: 19
Date/Time: 12th Sep 2017 at 11am
Venue: Fulham Wine Cellars

Price: £375.00
WSET Level 2 Award - Thursday Evenings

WSET Level 2 Award - Thursday Evenings :: Thu 14th Sep 2017

Thursday evenings for six sessions starting 14th September This exciting and structured course is the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 2 Award and is intended as vocational training in

Places remaining: 18
Date/Time: 14th Sep 2017 at 7pm
Venue: The Wine Cellars, Fulham

Price: £385.00
WSET Level 2 Award: Saturdays

WSET Level 2 Award: Saturdays :: Sat 16th Sep 2017

Saturdays for three sessions starting 16th September over three weeks. This exciting and structured course is the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 2 certificate and is intended as vocational

Places remaining: 20
Date/Time: 16th Sep 2017 at 11am
Venue: The Wine Cellars, Fulham

Price: £375.00
WSET Level 2 Award: Saturdays

WSET Level 2 Award: Saturdays :: Sat 14th Oct 2017

Saturdays for three sessions starting 14th October over 3 weeks. This exciting and structured course is the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 2 certificate and is intended as vocational

Places remaining: 15
Date/Time: 14th Oct 2017 at 11am to 4:30pm
Venue: The Wine Cellars, Fulham

Price: £375.00
WSET Level 2 Award: Condensed Course

WSET Level 2 Award: Condensed Course :: Tue 17th Oct 2017

Four sessions over four consecutive days starting 17th October Registration closes Friday 6th October. This exciting and structured course is the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Level 2 Award and is

Places remaining: 15
Date/Time: 17th Oct 2017 at 11am
Venue: Fulham Wine Cellars

Price: £375.00

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