Exams & Certificates

Put your pruning skills to test!
Obtain the VINE MASTER PRUNERS Academy
certificates for the advanced level courses by passing practical exams.

Check exams and pratical training sessions calendar

The information on this page is for the students who are enrolled in the VINE PRUNER ADVANCED courses and wish to purchase the exams to obtain the certificate. 

 

You can purchase the Exam or the Exam plus practical training session (optional).

 

ATTENTION! In 2022 exams and practical training sessions are only possible to attend in Italy.
Check the calendar.

Exam
The practical exam is divided into two sessions: the winter session that evaluates the students’ capacity to apply the principles of the SIMONIT&SIRCH Method to winter pruning, and the spring session that evaluates the students’ capacity to perform shoot selection applying the procedures described in the course.

 

Practical training session (Optional).

Practical training pruning session takes place in a vineyard and has a duration of 8 hours. It is only possible to purchase together with the Exam and allows you to train being assisted by our Tutor.

THE DATES ARE LOCATIONS OF EXAMS AND PRACTICAL TRAINING SESSIONS ARE LISTED ON THE CALENDAR. THE AVAILABILITY IS LIMITED.

 

English speaking Tutors are available only at the sessions held in Veneto and Lombardia. 

Only the students who are already enrolled in the VINE PRUNER ADVANCED courses and have already obtained the VINE PRUNER level certificate for the training system in question (or Guyot + Spurred Cordon VINE PRUNER Certificate), can purchase the exam and the practical training session.

 

Guyot Vine Pruner Advanced

Are you enrolled in Guyot* VINE PRUNER ADVANCED course and have you already obtained Guyot* VINE PRUNER certificate? 

Would you like to put your pruning skills to the test? 

Book the Exam: once you successfully pass it, you’ll be able to obtain Guyot VINE PRUNER ADVANCED certificate. You can add a practical training session in the vineyard to the exam (optional).
*Or GUYOT+SPURRED CORDON.

Spurred Cordon Vine Pruner Advanced

Are you enrolled in Spurred Cordon* VINE PRUNER ADVANCED course and have you already obtained Spurred Cordon* VINE PRUNER certificate? 

Would you like to put your pruning skills to the test? 

Book the Exam: once you successfully pass it, you’ll be able to obtain Spurred Cordon VINE PRUNER ADVANCED certificate. You can add a practical training session in the vineyard to the exam (optional).
*Or GUYOT+SPURRED CORDON.

Guyot + Spurred Cordon Vine Pruner Advanced

Are you enrolled in Guyot + Spurred Cordon VINE PRUNER ADVANCED course and have you already obtained Guyot + Spurred Cordon VINE PRUNER certificate? 

Would you like to put your pruning skills to the test? 


Book the Exam: once you successfully pass it, you’ll be able to obtain Guyot + Spurred Cordon VINE PRUNER ADVANCED certificate. You can add a practical training session in the vineyard to the exam (optional).