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Vineyard Management Certificate

Program Code: 903201

Learn year-round vineyard operations and how to establish and maintain vineyards through online classes and field practicums.

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Certificate Completers will be able to

• Manage vineyard workers.
• Maintain records of vineyard operation activities.
• Monitor the vineyard for grape diseases, insects, fungus, weeds, and other pests.
• Practice IPM (Integrated Pest Management).

Completers will be able to apply credits toward the following programs:

• 103201, Vineyard Management (Viticulture)

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Requirements for Certificate Entry:

• Must be at least 21 years old.

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Curriculum
Catalog No. Description
Credits
10-320-101
Intro to Viticulture
3
VIN 111 INTRO TO VITICULTURE AND VINEYARD ESTABLISHMENT ...learn about viticulture and vineyard establishment. Topics include: cultivar selection, site preparation, equipment, site selection, first season establishment, vine development and training, trellis systems, weed control, vine disease control, and pruning. Students partner with approved vineyards for field experience.
10-320-102
Winter Viticulture Technology
2
VIN212 WINTER VITICULTURE TECHNOLOGY ...practical experience in winter vineyard operations. Students partner with approved vineyards for required field experience which will serve as work experience for those seeking employment in commercial viticulture. (Prerequisite: VIN 111, Introduction to Viticulture and Vineyard Establishment or permission)
10-320-103
Spring Viticulture Technology
2
VIN 214 SPRING VITICULTURE TECHNOLOGY ...practical experience in spring vineyard operations. Students are required to partner with approved vineyards for field experience which will serve as work experience for those seeking employment in commercial viticulture. (Prerequisite: VIN 111, Introduction to Viticulture and Vineyard Establishment or permission.)
10-320-104
Summer/Fall Viticulture Techno
2
VIN 215 SUMMER/FALL VITICULTURE TECHNOLOGY ...practical experience in summer/fall vineyard operations. Students are required to partner with approved vineyards for field experience which will serve as work experience for those seeking employment in commercial viticulture. (Recommendation: VIN 111, Introduction to Viticulture and Vineyard Establishment or consent of the instructor or VIN 212, Winter/Spring Viticulture Technology)
10-320-106
Integrated Pest Management
2
VIN 211 INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT ...learn how to manage normal cultural practices such as planting, fertility, harvesting, and pruning as well as managing the insect, disease, and weed programs that occur either regularly or sporadically.
10-320-122
Botanical Viticulture
4
VIN 112 BOTANICAL VITICULTURE ...This course is a survey of the plant kingdom, including plant cells and tissues, the ecology, morphology, physiology and life cycles of representative plants of each division. It will also focus communication on grapevine biology, vine structures and their functions.
Certificate Total
15
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