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Workshops and Certifications

Basic Fiber Certificate: Sorting, Grading, Classing

Basic: Friday, February 22nd 8:30am-5pm
Located at Heart & Soul Alpacas and Spinnery
$150 fee includes materials and 0.8 Continuing Education Units

Basic Fiber Sorting and Grading is a day-long workshop. The goal for the Basic Course is to have natural fiber producers gain the knowledge to return to their farm and organize their fiber for production. Management, harvesting and sorting are the building blocks for the workshop with hands-on time to gain experience. 

Participants will receive a Basic Fiber Certificate for completing the class.

Advanced Fiber Certificate: Sorting and Grading

Advanced: Saturday, February 23rd to Monday, February 25th 8:30 am-5pm
Located at Heart & Soul Alpacas and Spinnery
$475 fee includes materials and 2.4 Continuing Education Units

Advanced Fiber Sorting and Grading is a three-day, hands-on course for 2.4 CEUs. It is geared to those individuals who want more in-depth education and/or are interested in developing a business sorting for other fiber bearing livestock owners or fiber purchasers. This advanced class is for participants who have already completed the Basic Fiber class (whether on Feb 22 or a previous class date).

Participants will receive an Advanced Fiber Certificate for completing the class.

 

Register Now for a Fiber Workshop

There is a three step process towards earning the official certification in Fiber Sorting, Grading, Classing. Learn more about the three-part program >>

 


 

If you have any questions, please contact Deb Pernat at
518-255-5528 or pernatdg@cobleskill.edu

Office Hours:

Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4:15pm
Closed 12-1pm daily