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A new and unique training path in Italy, which acts as a link between the world of education and the world of work in the wine sector: in the training offer of the Bettino Ricasoli Institute of Siena, from the school year 2021/2022, the Higher Education and Research Apprenticeship arrives, a post-diploma specialization course for “Enotechnician”, presented by the dean of the Oenological School of the Agricultural Technical Institute of the City of the Palio, Tiziano Neri, and which will be coordinated by the Professor of Oenological Mechanics Valentina Batoni. Basically, students will have the opportunity to alternate, in their sixth year of studies, periods of internal company training and classroom training periods, so as to immediately put a foot in the job market.
The Higher Education and Research Apprenticeship contract is proposed as a tool capable of providing companies with an answer to the need for specialized figures to be employed in the company, and for students to develop skills that can be immediately used in the world of work. The practical experience in the company, usually carried out in alternation between school and work, will therefore be carried out in an apprenticeship to ensure greater integration between classroom teaching and workplace training and to develop in-depth aspects relating to oenological techniques, viticultural practices and defense of the vine, oenological chemistry and wine quality control, knows the economic-financial dynamics that characterize wineries, have direct knowledge of the world of wine marketing and the market levers on which to be able to act, finally to learn the wine legislation.
“With this method of carrying out the path, companies will have the opportunity to choose promising and motivated young people, to glimpse their future trusted collaborators, professionally training them under their own guidance and monitoring. We believe that this new synergy between schools and businesses, in which the educational value they have is fully recognized, represents a valuable investment in the future of our winemakers and we hope that this is only the beginning of a way that becomes customary ” , comments Tiziano Neri, dean of the “Bettino Ricasoli” Agricultural Technical Institute of Siena, the first to focus on the Higher Education and Research Apprenticeship among the 11 winemaking schools in Italy: Alba, Asti, Avellino, Catania, Cividale, Locorotondo, Marsala , Rome, San Michele all’Adige and, indeed, Siena.


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