About this course

Looking to develop or refresh your skills in grapevine pest and disease management?

You are invited to participate in an interactive, thought-provoking course for wine industry personnel who want to better understand integrated grapevine pest and disease management.

Learn the latest pest and disease management skills from leading wine industry experts including Liz Riley, Darren Fahey and Katie Dunne using resources and research funded by Wine Australia.

  • Vine anatomy 101
  • Insect pests, beneficials and diseases that affect the industry today
  • Insect and disease identification and monitoring
  • Pest control techniques
  • Control decisions and options
  • Emergency disease and plant pest response.

At a glance:

Location: Statewide
Course duration: 2 day interactive workshop and practical sessions.
Start date: Multiple intakes
Number of units: 3
Indicative fees: This course is fully subsidised by AgSkilled for eligible participants.

This course has been developed by Tocal College specifically for the viticulture industry and is funded by the NSW Government’s AgSkilled™ program.

Details

  • Vine anatomy 101
  • Insect pests, beneficials and diseases that affect the industry today
  • Insect and disease identification and monitoring
  • Pest control techniques
  • Control decisions and options
  • Emergency disease and plant pest response.

This course is fully subsidised by AgSkilled for eligible participants.

This is a two-day workshop consisting of interactive classroom and field sessions.

  • Two day interactive workshop and practical sessions.
  • Workbook and reference publications are provided.
  • The course is delivered face-to-face.

You must meet the eligibility requirements of the NSW funded training program applied under to secure your subsidised training.

This course is aligned to the following national units of competency:

  • AHCPMG413 - Define the pest problem
  • AHCPMG306 - Determine pest control techniques
  • AHCBIO301 - Identify and report signs of unusual disease or pest


Additional Information

For information on students rights and responsibilities, and the Tocal College Code of Practice see Student policies.

Location

Date

Hunter Valley

18-19 October

Mudgee

26-27 October

Griffith

9-10 November

Tumbarumba

22-23 November

Orange

25-26 November