About this Certification
Level Two has been designed for cheese industry professionals and passionate consumers alike. If you are looking to deepen your understanding of cheese, the Level Two course is for you.
Becoming a Member, through the successful completion of the study modules and coursework, will be of significant benefit to anyone working in the industry wanting to continue their professional development.
For those that have completed Level One, there will be a significant progression in the teaching and application of the Academy’s Make and Post Make Model and our Structured Approach to Tasting.
What will I learn at Level Two?
All topics covered at level two will build upon the knowledge gained in level one . You’ll learn everything you need to know to take your Level two exam and become an Academy of Cheese ‘Member’.
Here are the 9 modules which structure the course.
Undertaking Level Two requires 18-24 hours of classroom study and 54-72 hours of additional home study. This will include the time to visit a cheesemaker and see or take part in the cheese making process. The online exam is a mix of multiple choice and short written answers. You have 40 minutes to take the exam and there are 40 questions. If you fail first time fear not, you can retake the exam for a retake fee of £50.
How to Study
There are three ways you can study for your certification:
Why study for the Academy of Cheese Level Two certificate?
Who should get certified?
12 months Friends subscription
To recognise Level 2 delegates dedication, and to support them in their studies, we gift them a 12 month “Friend of the Academy” subscription, a saving of £25 on the current 12-month subscription fee.
Frequently asked questions
All topics covered at Level Two will build upon the knowledge gained in Level One. You’ll learn everything you need to know to take your Level Two exam and become an Academy of Cheese ‘Member’.