WSET Courses


WSET Level 2 

This qualification will teach you about the key grape varieties grown around the world, the different styles of wine produced and the production of spirits and liqueurs.  The systematic approach to wine tasting is followed when tasting each wine.

The course covers the major grape varieties, regions of the world, food and wine pairing, and sparkling wines. Included, as part of your course, is a tutored tasting through 45 wines from around the world. A one-hour multiple choice question paper with 50 questions takes place during the last session of which the pass mark is 55%.

You will not need any formal qualification just an enthusiasm for the subject and willingness to learn. This course is ideal for anyone wishing to be introduced to wine in an informative and structured manner. It is suitable for both the enthusiastic amateur and professional who is looking to enter or already working in the wine and hospitality business.

Enquiries are welcome from organisations wishing to hold bespoke wine training.

N.B. 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 Level 2 course, but this is NOT a barrier for successfully completing the qualification.

Level 2 Course – new course starting Tuesday 17th January 2023 

The course consists of 9 two-hour sessions with the multiple-choice exam being held on the final session.

Location; Corkk, 28-29, Burgate, Canterbury, Kent

Times of sessions; 7.00 pm to 9.00 pm

Course dates Tuesday, January 17th, 24th, February 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, March 7th, 14th

Exam date  March 21st 7.00 pm to 8.30 pm

Please email to register your interest or reserve a place.

Level 2 Costs

The cost of the course including course material, tasting wines, your own set of six ISO glasses and examination fees and marking is £ 475.00.

Level 3 Award in Wine

This course is intended to provide in-depth knowledge of a wide range of wines. It focuses on factors that influence the style, quality and price of wines from major wine regions of the world. You will taste approximately 80 wines and develop analytical tasting skills to a high level of competency using the systematic approach to tasting.

This course is open to students who hold the Level 2 Award or Intermediate Certificate in Wine & Spirits. However we recognise that there are students who may have experience and knowledge in the wine business that is equivalent to the Intermediate Certificate. Please contact us for further details on the necessary levels required to join the course.

In order to achieve the Level 3 award, students will need to pass the WSET Level 3 Award examination. This comprises of two parts: a combined theory paper consisting of a 50 question multiple-choice section and a five question short answer written section; and a blind tasting of two wines. A mark of 55% is required in all sections to pass with the exam taking place in the last session of the course.

Level 3 course will be run in January, February and March of 2023   

The course consists of 15 two hour sessions  run over 8 Mondays  from 9.00 am to 1.30pm plus a morning for the exam. The dates areas follows:

January 23rd, 30th, 
February 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th 
March 6th, 13th, 20th (exam day)
The venue is Corkk, 28-29 Burgate, Canterbury

Please email to register your interest or to reserve a place.

Level 3 costs

The cost of the course, including course materials, set of 6 ISO glasses, tasting of 80 to 85  wines, registration and examination fee is £745.00.



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