Oct 03, 2022
The Viticulture certificate provides training for those working with vineyards and for those who want to start a vineyard. The certificate will promote skills and practices imperative for quality grape production.
For more information about the Viticulture certificate, please visit our website at https://go.dmacc.edu/programs/viticulture.
Option 1 - Select 1 Course
Total Credits Required to Complete this Certificate - 18
Tuition……………………………………………………………………………………..$143.00 per credit
The costs for each program are estimates and subject to change.
Costs for books, supplies, etc., will be determined by course.
Approximate total for program: $2,574*
* Program entry requirements are not included in the total approximate cost.
What Kind of Work Will You Do?
• Take the knowledge learned about how grapevines grow and apply to a commercial vineyard.
• Perform the various tasks needed in a successful vineyard.
• Be able to do the hands-on work in the vineyard.
• Investigate potential problems that can occur in vineyards.
• Calculate and budget the economic factors in vineyard management.
What Skills and Abilities Will You Need?
• Computer and math skills, to accurately budget.
• Be able to work in an industry that is new and not much information is available.
• Perform calculations to accurately and safely apply chemicals.
• Be able to react to changing situations in the field to accomplish the same goal.
• Must be able to make quick decisions.
• At times use large equipment.
• At times be able to perform in physically demanding situations.
• Work closely with customers.
• Possess a desire for success and pride in a quality product.
What Else Should I Consider about this Specialist Certificate?
• This industry is fairly new and is experiencing a lot of growth.
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