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. Two options are available, from a practical half day brush-up of skills to a full day of theory plus practical demonstrations. 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
Vineyard teams – practical demonstrations only
This half day course is ideal for vineyard teams to hone their skills in the field through practical demonstrations. These half day courses are presented on request and can be customised to the producers needs.
R210 per person per module (VAT included)
OPTION 2: FULL DAY
Farm foremen and teams – theory & practical
Perfect for the farm foreman and his team. This full day course kicks off with theory and ends with practical demonstrations after lunch. Enrol for one of the predetermined courses or request a session on your farm.
Courses presented at this level are:
- Identification of pests and diseases
- Soil management
- Harvesting of wine grapes
- Soil science
- Vineyard establishment
- Vine development
- Canopy management
R350 per person per module (VAT included)
Course dates are predetermined. View the relevant course dates on the Events page.
Alternatively, complete a registration form and send with proof of payment to firstname.lastname@example.org
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