WineSkills Scheduled vineyard workshop

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Starting with a review if the key regulations, different safety management strategies will be discussed, allowing you to identify hazards, assess risk and plan control measures for UK vineyards.

This course is particularly useful for vineyard managers and senior vineyard staff.

Course Outline:

  • Laws relevant to occupational health and safety in the vineyard
  • Hazard identification in the vineyard
  • Risk assessment
  • Control measures
  • Standard operation procedures
  • Emergency procedures

Entry Requirements:

WineSkills workshops are best suited for people who have completed the Principles of Vinegrowing programme and/or have commercial vineyard experience.

Dates & Location:

Date: TBC

Time: 10:00- 16:15

Location: Plumpton College


1 Day course

UCAS Details:



My dream was to become an independent wine-grower in southern France. Plumpton has not only equipped me with the knowledge to do that, it has also given me the conviction and self-belief to make it a reality

Amanda Thompson

Recent FdSc Wine Production graduate


You can be assured that in choosing Plumpton, you'll be studying in the heart of the South East of England's dynamic wine production industry and benefiting from our close proximity to the London wine trade. We manage 10 hectares of vineyards here - producing about 40,000 bottles of award-winning still and sparkling wine each year. 

At our Plumpton Wine Centre, you'll discover our outstanding purpose-built facility consisting of a commercial winery, laboratories, research winery plus a wine sensory evaluation room for you to use throughout your studies. 

Future Opportunities

You will develop valuable vocational skills during this programme. Gaining a good depth of knowledge combined with strong practical vineyard and winery skills, you’ll have lots of opportunities to choose from after graduating. You could become a vineyard manager or winemaker either in the UK or in one of the other wine-producing countries across the globe or establish your own vineyard or winery. Plumpton graduates are now actively involved in the wine industry throughout Europe and in Australasia, South Africa, Canada and the USA.   

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