The South Coast Centre of Excellence is offering a Wine & Spirit Education Trust Level 2 Award course in the Shoalhaven and invites you or members of your team who are involved in the sale or service of wine to apply to attend this three-day course. There are only a limited number of funded places available
This is an internationally recognised course that requires a minimum of 28 hours of study time:
- 16 hours of delivery time with the WSET course trainer
- 11 hours of personal study and revision
- A one-hour examination
The WSET Level 2 Award in Wines provides an industry-standard introduction to the main styles of wine available to font-line staff involved in the service or sales of wine. This qualification aims to deliver the product knowledge and skills required to prepare a person for employment in wine hospitality or retail and is recognised in over 70 countries.
Through a combination of tasting and theory, the participants will explore factors that impact style and quality and learn how to describe these styles with confidence
Course content includes:
- Factors influencing style including climate and production methods
- Explore 22 grape varieties by style and quantity
- Over 70 important wine-producing regions of the world
- Sparkling, sweet, and fortified wine styles
- Information and advice for customers and staff
- How to taste and describe wine
Who is Eligible to Apply
The WSET Level 2 Award in Wines is a beginner to intermediate level qualification exploring wines suitable for industry professionals. This qualification is intended for beginners wishing to learn about a wide range of wines.
The Centre of Excellence is offering this opportunity to those operators who would like to develop the wine knowledge of their staff. The staff members must have a minimum of 12 months working in the delivery of wine service and must be supported by their employer to undertake the course.
The course is fully funded for those in the Shoalhaven, Eurobodalla, and Bega Valley local government areas. Those outside these regions can attend, subject to course numbers, however a fee will apply. Please contact Sam Tooley ([email protected]) for details.
All participants must be over the age of 18. Meals will be provided (morning tea / lunch / afternoon tea).
As the numbers to attend this course will be limited, please be sure that you complete the registration form and return before 14 February 2024. Multiple bookings from individual venues will be considered, subject to demand.
For more information on the course please contact Sam Tooley: [email protected]