Wine and Spirit Education Trust: Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits

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Wine and Spirit Education Trust: Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits

Who is this course for?

The WSET Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits is intended as vocational training in product knowledge for those employed in the drinks industry who have little previous knowledge of wines and spirits. This course is also for wine enthusiasts who wish to acquire in-depth knowledge of wines and spirits and want to obtain an internationally recognised wine qualification.

 

What are the entry requirements for the course?

Candidates should be over 18 years of age. A thorough understanding of the English language is required due to the written examination.

 

How long is this course?

This is a 10 week part-time course commencing September 2017

Wednesday 10th January 2018 – Wednesday 21st March 2018. Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm. (Exam on 28th March 2018)

 

What will I study on this course?

This qualification includes: The WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting and food and wine matching; Grape growing and wine making; Key wine and spirit producing regions; Key grape varieties – Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Syrah and Grenache; Sparking and sweet wines; Fortified wines plus spirits and liqueurs; Social Responsibility.

 

What Qualification will I gain?

Wine & Spirit Education Trust: Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits. This qualification is accredited at Level 2 in the UK National Qualifications Framework. It is also approved as a Technical Certificate for the Advanced Level Hospitality Modern Apprenticeship.

 

How is the course assessed?

95% attendance is vital for successful completion of the course. 
Complete a programme of training. Wine tasting is part of every class.
Successfully complete a 1 hour multiple-choice examination

 

What does this course lead on to?

Wine & Spirit Education Trust Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits

 

How much will it cost?

Course fees:  £325

Fees are non-refundable

 

How can I find out more?

For further information please email academy@highlands.ac.uk

 

Please note enrolments for all courses must be made a minimum of one week prior to the course commencing.