WSET Level 2 Award in Wine and Spirits 

Duration - 16  hours contact time


Two full days plus 1 hour exam session

Cost -  £395.00 per person



This WSET qualification which teach you about the key grape varieties grown around the world. The different styles of wine produced and the production of spirits and liqueurs.



An Easy to Understand  Systematic Approach to wine Tasting  (SAT) is followed when tasting each wine, demystifying the terminology used by "wine experts" when describing the content of a glass.




Qualification objective:


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 and for anyone who is keen to learn about wine and would like to substantiate their new found knowledge with an internationally recognised qualification.



Who it is aimed at:


Wine enthusiasts and people employed in, or interested in, or studying towards entering the drinks and hospitality industries with little previous knowledge of alcoholic beverages.




Wine enthusiasts who wish to acquire in-depth knowledge of wines and spirits and want to obtain an Internationally Recognised wine Qualification.


This is the entry requirement for the WSET Level 3 Award in Wine and Spirits.


Entry Requirements:
Students and candidates who are under the legal minimum age for the retail purchase of alcoholic beverages in the country where the examination is being held will NOT be allowed to sample any alcoholic beverages as part of their course, but this is NOT a barrier for successfully completing the qualification.



  • How wine is made and other factors influencing the style of wine

  • Key white grape varieties

  • Key black grape varieties

  • Wine-producing regions of the world

  • Sparkling wines

  • Sweet wines and fortified wines

  • Spirits and liqueurs

  • Label terminology

  • Food and wine pairing

  • The WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine

  • To gain the qualification students need to pass a multiple-choice paper of 50 questions


How to gain the qualification:


You must successfully complete a multiple choice paper of 50 questions.

Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits specification

Level 2 Key SAT

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