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Total duration of the video materials of Guyot VINE PRUNER course and of Spurred Cordon VINE PRUNER course is of about 4 hours each course, including on-demand lessons and 2 webinars. Total duration of the video materials of Guyot + Spurred Cordon VINE PRUNER course is of about 7,5 hours, including on-demand lessons and 4 webinars.

Consider also the time needed to complete the tests after each lesson. This time will vary for each student.

Total duration of the video materials of Guyot VINE PRUNER ADVANCED course is about 3 hours, while total duration of the video materials of Spurred Cordon VINE PRUNER ADVANCED course is about 4 hours, between video lessons and video tutorials¬†‚ÄúMasterClass‚Ä̬†with Marco Simonit.

Total duration of the video materials of the Guyot + Spurred Cordon VINE PRUNER ADVANCED course is about 5.5 hours. It includes 20 video lessons and 14 video tutorials¬†‚ÄúMasterClass‚Ä̬†with Marco Simonit.

The exams and practical training sessions (to be purchased separately) are divided into winter and spring sessions and require at least one day (or several days depending on what sessions you book) in-person attendance.

Completing ‚ÄúBecome a VINE PRUNER‚ÄĚ course doesn‚Äôt give you a right to obtain a certificate.

After watching Guyot VINE PRUNER, Spurred Cordon VINE PRUNER or Guyot + Spurred Cordon VINE PRUNER courses materials and successfully completing the tests related to each lesson and webinars, you will obtain the VINE PRUNER level certificate.

Once you have the VINE PRUNER certificate you can attend the VINE PRUNER ADVANCED course and take the pruning practice exam.

After passing the exam you’ll obtain the VINE PRUNER ADVANCED certificate.  

For the next level courses the students will have to do pruning practice exams as well.

See here the prices of the courses. 

For the VINE PRUNER level courses the tests consist in multiple answer questions related to the topic of each on-demand lesson or webinar. There are 8 to 14 questions in each test.

See here the details of the exams for the VP Advanced and following level courses.

 

The on-demand video lessons of the VINE PRUNER and the VINE PRUNER ADVANCED courses are presented by Carlo Schioppetto, a SIMONIT&SIRCH technician.
The webinars
of the VINE PRUNER courses and the MasterClass videos of the VINE PRUNER Advanced courses are held by Marco Simonit.

Yes. All the video lessons are ‚Äúon-demand‚ÄĚ so you can watch them as many times as you wish.¬†

The VINE PRUNER level courses do not include in-person practical pruning trainings. The 2 webinars (winter pruning and shoots thinning) consist in the practical demonstration of pruning and will include a Q&A session. At the end of the VINE PRUNER ADVANCED course you can reserve (on request, upon payment) practical training pruning sessions and the practical exam. 

Also the next levels’ courses will include practice exams to be passed in order to obtain the certificate.

Yes. When purchasing multiple courses in one transaction, the following discounts will be applied automatically to the cart:

3 or more users          15%
5 or more users          20%
10 or more users        25%
20 or more users        30%
50 or more users        35%
100 or more users      40%

It is not possible to access directly the next levels’ courses. In case you wish to complete the VINE MASTER PRUNERS Academy’s teaching program, you will have to start from the VINE PRUNER level course. As a member of VINE MASTER PRUNERS Academy you can join webinars with Marco Simonit, access on-demand educational videos that you’ll be able to watch any time you want, and access out digital community focused on pruning РPrunersAcademyCafè, where you’ll have a chance to share your experience with the worldwide community of pruningirls and pruninguys.
So this will be a new and enriching experience for you, even if you’ve already attended the SIMONIT&SIRCH METHOD in person.

Yes. When purchasing multiple courses in one transaction, the following discounts will be applied automatically to the cart:

3 or more users          15%
5 or more users          20%
10 or more users        25%
20 or more users        30%
50 or more users        35%
100 or more users      40%

Yes. Contact us at info@vinemasterpruners.com (send a scan of your student ID in attachment) to receive your 25% discount.

For “Become a VINE PRUNER” course we offer you the “PLAY IT SAFE” option: In case you aren’t satisfied with the course content¬† you’ll be able to request and receive a refund of the entire cost wihtin 30 days from the purchase.