If you can hold pruning shears, you can prune, right? Not quite.
VinPro’s range of technical viticultural courses show the how and explain the why of best vineyard practices.
VinPro’s Training division makes it easy for farmworkers, farm foremen or manager and producers themselves to equip themselves with knowledge. Three options are available, from a quick brush-up of skills to more in-depth study. The courses are equal to NQF level 1 and a VinPro certificate is issued to those who have successfully completed a course. Follow the Events page to book online, follow the Trade Diary for course dates or download the course programme below.
OPTION 1: HALF DAY
This half day course is ideal for farm workers to hone their skills in the field and mainly focuses on practical demonstrations. Courses can be customised to the specific farm’s practices. Courses presented at this level are vineyard establishment, pruning, young vine development and canopy management.
R100 per person per module (VAT included)
Vineyard Establishment: 2 – 30 May 2017
Pruning: 31 May – 20 July 2017
Vine Development: 13 – 28 September 2017
Canopy Management: 3 – 25 October 2017
Determine your own course date by contacting us at the details below.
OPTION 2: FULL DAY
This full day course is ideal for the farm foreman or manager and includes theory and practical demonstrations. Courses presented at this level are vineyard establishment, pruning, irrigation, young vine development, pest and disease control and canopy management.
R250 per person per module (VAT included)
Course dates are predetermined. View the dates and book online by selecting the relevant course date on the Events page.
Alternatively, complete a registration form and send with proof of payment to firstname.lastname@example.org
OPTION 3: TWO DAYS
Viticulturists, Farm Managers or Foreman
This two day theoretical course is ideal for producers who want to understand topics at a higher level. Courses presented at this level include management, irrigation and fertilisation.
R1 200 per person for each two-day module (VAT included)
Course dates for the following modules to be announced:
Contact us at the details below to enrol.