Spots are limited. Registration ends once the program is full.
The wine world in English: Opening the doors to international sommelier training
For an international overview of the wine industry, and for sommelier training that will open doors around the world, take the WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines, a leading-edge program in English, at the ITHQ.
This sommelier program is approved by the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET®), a British training institute recognized as a leading wine authority. Whether you already work with wine or are an avid connoisseur, it can also be your first step towards a Master of Wine (MW) certification, the world’s most prestigious title in the sommelier profession.
Course order, schedules and dates are subject to change.
In-class teaching activities at the ITHQ will resume in fall 2021. Evening continuing education classes will be held in person, even if a curfew is reinstated. All activities taking place at the ITHQ are carried out in compliance with the health measures in force. For more information, visit our COVID-19 page.
General course content:
The content of this level focuses mainly on the key grape varieties and regions of the world. Wine tasting is part of each course.
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You must meet the following criteria:
Spots are limited to 15 students per group. Students are chosen on a priority basis according to their order of registration.
|Québec students||Canadian students living outside Québec||International students|
|Liability insurance (mandatory)||$6/semester||$6/semester||$6/semester|
Various Canadian banks offer a student line of credit service for candidates admitted to this program.
WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines Diploma
Candidates must meet all requirements of their chosen program.
Note for international applicants:
Admission to this program is conditional upon obtaining or holding a valid status in Canada (tourist visa, study permit, work permit, visitor record, etc.) for the duration of the program.
Note that study permits cannot be issued for part-time studies in Quebec and that the ITHQ does not provide letters of invitation for Temporary Resident Visas (TRV). For more information, consult the website of the ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration (MIFI).
Online payment only with Visa or MasterCard.
When submitting your application online, upload the required documents in a digital format.
Other accepted submission methods:
If you would like to submit your documents to us in person, please contact us first by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 514-282-5110.