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Formations L2

WSET Qualifications

Please, before booking any trainingconsult the downloadable Specifications for each training (see below);

this will give yoa better understanding of the course content and objectives
This will help yoto choose the appropriate level to start withas it is not mandatory to start with level 1. 

We currently offer the following degree courses:


WSET Level 2 Award in Wines

What you'll learn

  • How to taste and describe wine using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine®(SAT)

  • How environmental factors, grape-growing, winemaking and maturation options influence the style and quality of wines made from eight principal grape varieties:

    • Chardonnay

    • Pinot Grigio/Gris

    • Sauvignon Blanc

    • Riesling

    • Cabernet Sauvignon

    • Merlot

    • Pinot Noir

    • Syrah/Shiraz

  • The style and quality of wines:

    • made from 22 regionally important grape varieties

    • produced in over 70 geographical indications (GIs) around the world

  • How grape varieties and winemaking processes influence key styles of:

    • Sparkling wines

    • Fortified wines

  • Key labelling terms used to indicate origin, style and quality

  • Principles and processes involved in the storage and service of wine

  • Principles of food and wine pairing


Course delivery

The course is given in a class room of PathsToWines or online (*).

This qualification has a minimum requirement of 28 hours of study time:

  • 16 hours of delivery time in classroom with PathsToWines, your APP (Approved Program Provider)

  • 11 hours of personal study and revision

  • A 1-hour examination

Available to study in these languages: French and English (for online: in English only).


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

On successful completion of the examination you will receive a WSET certificate and lapel pin, and will be able to use the associated WSET certified logo.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You must be of legal drinking age in the country where you are attending the course to participate in any alcohol tasting. However, this is not a barrier to successfully completing the qualification. Requirements may vary by course provider.

Course Information

For more information and full details on the course requirements, please download the Specification below.

For schedule and prices, please have a look to -> Info courses

(*): Online classroom (english only)


The course is based around a 5-week, 6-module online programme with a recommendation of 6 hours study per week to cover the online activities and read the relevant chapters in the textbook.

Regular access and participation in the course online activities is essential for this mode of study.

The course structure allows the student to work ahead or catch up on the activities and forums.

There are no set times to log into the course as there are no live chats or webinars.

The course prepares the student for our qualification and they are guided by a WSET educator.

The student can contact the educator any time for the duration of the scheduled course, should they have any questions.

Each module includes a series of independent activities to help students understand wine label terminology and

recognise the styles produced by the main grape varieties in key wine regions.

Students should be advised to taste a range of wines during their studies.

A list of recommended tasting samples can be found in the specification. Students can post their tasting notes in the Online Classroom for review by the educator.

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For schedule and prices, please have a look to -> Info courses

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