Is how the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) describes the content of the WSET Level 2 award in Wines and Spirits.
This course is the second stage towards becoming a wine trade professional, following on from Level 1 and preparing for 'exploring the world of wines and spirits' through the WSET Level 3 Award in Wine.
This course provides vocational training in the broad range of alcoholic beverages to underpin job skills and competencies in the customer service and sales functions of the hospitality, retail and wholesale industries.
It is aimed at people employed in the drinks and hospitality industries with little previous knowledge of alcoholic beverages - also wine enthusiasts who wish to acquire in-depth knowledge of wines and spirits and want to obtain an internationally recognised wine qualification.
It is also approved as a Technical Certificate for the Advanced Level Hospitality Modern Apprenticeship
The WSET is the only wine & spirit education organisation approved by the UK government as a national awarding body of vocational qualifications.
For further information and a detailed prospectus of this WSET award click here.
The course is held over three full days and includes tasting a total of 48 wines concluding with a 50 question multiple choice examination; a mark of 55% is required to gain the award.
The most recent course was on three consecutive Mondays starting 12th March 2018, final day and examination on 26th March. The course was held at the amazing new Wine Sanctuary tasting and learning facility at Chapel Down Winery, Smallhythe near Tenterden. Free transport is available from Hastings, Rye or Tenterden.
The cost, inclusive of study material, textbook, food and wine samples, tuition, examination and provision of glasses and other equipment during the course is £395 to include a light lunch each day.
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