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WSET Level 2 Award in Wines

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The WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines explores the wines of the world and includes a wine tasting in each class. 

The program has been designed to provide vocational training in product knowledge for those employed in the liquor industry with little knowledge of the broad range of international alcoholic beverages. 

It is ideal for those seeking a good level of product knowledge, job skills and competencies in handling international wines. The program is also appropriate for those not employed in the alcoholic beverages industry but who wish to expand their knowledge of international wine.

A one-hour closed-book examination comprised of 50 multiple-choice questions.

It is a requirement that the WSET specification document is read before you pay. You can find this document under 'More info'.

What you will learn

  • How wine is made
  • What factors influence wine styles
  • The key white and black grape varieties and their characteristics
  • The important wine-producing regions of the world in which these grapes are grown
  • The production of sparkling, sweet and fortified wines
  • Label terminology
  • How to describe wine using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine® (SAT)
  • How to make food and wine pairings

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Choose your date and location


Tuesday, 11 February 2020





Attendance dates

11 February - 7 April 2020


1 evening (Tuesday) per week for 9 weeks


TAFE NSW, Ultimo Marcus Clarke Building, 827 George Street