Landau Forte College
10 April 2018
12 June 2018
Tuesday between 19:00 and 21:00
Between 8 and 12 learners.
NOTE: This course has already finished.
What will I be learning?
This course will cover the following topics:
- Wine tasting & evaluating wine
- Main grape varieties - the major wine producing regions of the world
- The factors that influence the style of wine
- Food & wine matching
- Champagne & Sparkling wines - Sweet wines & Fortified wines
- Spirits & Liqueurs
- Social responsibility
Does the course lead to a qualification?
This is an accredited course leading to the WSET Intermediate Certificate.
The examination consists of a 50 multiple choice question paper to be completed in 1 hour
All WSET candidates have to show photo ID before their examinations
Who is the course for?
The level 2 course is intended for those with little previous knowledge of the broad range of wines & spirits available. It is suitable for those requiring a good level of knowledge to underpin job skills in; hospitality, retailing, wholesaling, etc., but is also suitable for those who have a general interest in wines and want to learn more in a structured way.
What do I need to bring?
Six wine tasting glasses ( they can be purchased from the Tutor )
Wine costs - approximately £4 - £5 per session
Are there any additional costs?
The learner pack – text book, self assessment questions Approximately - £29
Examination fees - £48
How will I know how I am progressing during the course?
Feedback will be given, both verbally and by the evaluation of completed tasks & projects. You will receive verbal feedback on the results of your practical exercises and continual evaluation throughout the course.
Towards the end of each session you will use a DerbyLearn forum to record what you have done in class and comment on how you think you got on. Before the next session your tutor will reply with their feedback. This is a very good method of recording your own progress, reflecting on the session and a great way to receive motivation from your tutor.
Can I have help in the class?
If you would like to enrol on this course but think you will need some help in the class you could have support through the Learning Partners Scheme. The scheme matches learners who need additional help with a volunteer to attend the class together. Volunteers can help with confidence, practical tasks such as cutting or measuring, reading and taking notes or communicating with the tutor and other learners.
If you would like more information about the scheme please contact Pat Ward 642308
How is this course supported by DerbyLearn?
DerbyLearn is a learning platform that supports and complements most classes. To find out more, please go to www.derbylearn.net and sign up, it's free and well worth a look!
Progression within DALS
We have lots of courses planned to ensure you have a variety of progression routes. If you are interested in another course, please ask for more information or telephone our helpline on Derby (01332) 717900 or firstname.lastname@example.org
On completion of this course, you could progress to:
- The WSET Advanced certificate
Health and Wellbeing
The slogan you see on our brochures and leaflets is:
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This is because we believe that taking part in adult and community learning can open the door to new friendships, give you something enjoyable and worthwhile to do with your time, enable you to learn something new and give you a sense of achievement. That's got to make you feel good!
We have a number of rewarding volunteering opportunities both within DALS and with other organisations. These can offer you a number of benefits, including the ability to enhance your employment prospects, and the ability to learn whilst supporting others. If you are interested in finding out more about volunteering opportunities, please contact Pat Ward on 01332 642308 or email email@example.com You can also find information on volunteering opportunities on our noticeboards and website.
Landau Forte College
Fox Street, Derby, DE1 2LF
Ample Car Parking
Cycle Parking Available
Caretaker on site
Disabled access to Ground Floor
Limited Upstairs access
Disabled Parking available
First turn right after St Mary's Bridge onto Fox Street 01332 349106
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