Online Study with WSET®

At several course levels, WSET® offers online classes with the option of sitting the exam in New York City. As a courtesy to prospective online students, we provide the following information on this WSET® online program.

Online courses with a New York exam include the following:

• WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits (Intermediate Course)
• WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines (Advanced Course)

(See Upcoming Classes below for schedules.)

How does it work?

You register directly through WSET’s London Wine & Spirits School at the links below, take classes in a digital classroom led by a WSET® instructor, then sit your exam(s) at International Wine Center in New York City.

Who’s Eligible?

There are no entry requirements for the WSET® Level 2 online course with the London Wine & Spirits School.

For information on the Level 3 online course’s entry requirements, visit the WSET online page for the London Wine & Spirits School’s eligibility requirements.

Upcoming Classes

WSET® Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits

Online Level 2 Course May 11 – June 14, 2019
Exam: Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 5:30pm
Registration is open until 11:30pm Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Online Level 2 Course July 6 – August 9, 2019
Exam: Thursday, August 19, 2019 at 5:30pm
Registration is open until 11:30pm Wednesday, July 3, 2019

WSET® Level 3 Award in Wines

Online Level 3 Course June 8 – August 9, 2019
Exam: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 2:00pm
Highly recommended:
Tasting Session/Practice Exam: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 10:00am
Registration is open until 11:30pm Wednesday June 5, 2019

There are no Diploma Online Study offerings at this time.


Students may register for WSET® Online Classes directly on the links provided above. When registering for the online class with a New York exam, please be sure to follow the appropriate link as each class has its own registration page.

Upon registration, you will receive course materials from International Wine Center by FedEx and an e-mail from WSET® with instructions on logging into the online classroom. If you don’t receive study materials within fourteen business days of enrolling with WSET, phone IWC at (212) 239-3055.

Tasting Sessions

You will be emailed a reminder of the Tasting Day if you are a WSET Level 3 online student. Please RSVP to this reminder by the date given.


A student may withdraw from a scheduled exam at International Wine Center without penalty if s/he notifies IWC within 15 business days of the scheduled exam date. After this cut-off date, fees will apply to reschedule.

To schedule an alternate exam date for those courses, students should consult the IWC Exams page and contact us to register at least 15 business days prior to the exam date. Exams for Units of Diploma study have more rigid cut-off deadlines, which are explained at the time of registration.