Registration application period (start of program: fall 2013):
Information session (French only)
For an international overview of the wine and spirit industry, and for sommelier diplomas that will open doors around the world, the ITHQ offers the WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits, a leading-edge program in English.
This ITHQ Signature program offers a two-fold challenge to hotel and restaurant industry professionals, sommelier training students and wine enthusiasts alike: to meet the ITHQ’s rigorous standards and further their wine and spirit knowledge… in English!
After completing the WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits program, you can take the examination of the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET®), a British training institution recognized as a leading authority in the wine world. Upon successful completion of this exam at the ITHQ, students will receive the WSET®’s Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits.
Unique in Québec, this new English-language program will further your skills if you already work in the field. It can also be your first step towards a Master of Wine (MW) certification, the world’s most prestigious title in the sommelier profession.
All students must adhere to certain basic professional image rules, complementing those in the dress code.
The content of this level focuses mainly on the key grape varieties and regions of the world. Wine tasting is part of each course.
You must meet the following criteria for eligibility to this program:
Tuition fee: $750
Canadian students living outside Québec
Tuition fee: $750
Tuition fee: $750
For all students
Note: Fees include lecture notes, wine samples and WSET® course materials.
Various Canadian banks offer a student line of credit service for candidates admitted to this program.
By the ITHQ
The ITHQ reserves the right to cancel a course or program due to insufficient enrolment. In such cases, application and tuition fees are refunded.
By the student
Tuition fees are payable for each term of the program, and are refundable, minus a 15% administrative fee, provided that students cancel their registration before the first day of the term. No refunds will be granted after this date.
For information on cancellation fees applicable to the tuition fess for this program, please contact the registrar’s office at 514-282-5111 or toll-free 1-800-361-5111, ext. 5113.
Employers subject to this act are entitled to submit the cost* of this training program as part of the 1% of total payroll that companies must invest in employee training. Don't forget to inform your employer!
*Certain conditions apply
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514-282-5111, ext. 4315
or toll-free, 1-800-361-5111, ext. 4315
INFORMATION PERTAINING TO ADMISSION APPLICATION
Applicants must ensure that they meet all of the requirements for their chosen program and supply all necessary documentation. Applications will be deemed ineligible if they are incomplete or submitted late.
Following admission applications, candidates may be contacted for an interview or test, both of which are mandatory in the evaluation process.
No acknowledgement of receipt is sent to applicants.
ADMISSION APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Submit the following documents to the ITHQ, prior to the application deadline (refer to Submitting Documents Accompanying the Admission Application section):
ACCEPTED METHODS OF PAYMENT
On-line: Visa or MasterCard
In person or by mail:
SUBMITTING DOCUMENTS ACCOMPANYING THE ADMISSION APPLICATION
Be sure that all submitted documents feature the user code provided to each candidate upon submitting the on-line application.
The documents accompanying an admission application must be submitted to the ITHQ before the admission application deadline.
Modes of submission:
Need more information?
Contact a representative at the Registrar’s Office:
Phone: 514-282-5111, ext. 5113 or toll-free in Canada and the United States: 1-800-361-5111, ext. 5113
International applicants, please contact the International Affairs Advisor:
Phone: 514-282-5111, ext. 5107, or toll-free in Canada and the United States: 1-800-361-5111, ext. 5107
NOTE : The information on this page is subject to change.