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Course of Cork Peelers – From 5 to 7 June

Presentation and Objectives

The cork cam is one traditional activity with more than two centuries of existence and which, even today,
it is done manually. Every summer, the pods are extracted which will later be used to make corks, agglomerate and
other products To make one sustainable use, and peel the corks without damaging the scorpion, you need
know about
This course, co-organized with the Agricultural School, we want to facilitate the knowledge of this tradition and give the basic notions,
theoretical and practical, to everyone who wants to improve or start in this activity.

You will work with a small group to be able to follow up more individually and learn different
work methodologies.


  • THE SURER SECTOR IN CATALONIA, dated June 5 (11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)
  • HOW THE CAM SEASON IS ORGANIZED, dated June 5 (12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.)
  • PRACTICAL CORK CAM IN THE FOREST, dated June 5 (14:30-18:30h)
  • PRACTICAL CORK CAM IN THE FOREST, Wed. 6 and Thurs. June 7 (08:00-13:30 and 14:30-17:00)

teaching staff

Xavi Vila Roure, technical forestry engineer
Quim Gubau Torrent, forest engineer


Place: Can Vilallonga – Cassà de la
Calendar: June 5, 6 and 7
Schedule: see above
Course duration: 24 hours


You can enroll in the Forestry Agricultural School of
Santa Coloma de Farners
Mireia Oliva, telephone 972 84 17 65,
Course cost:
Registration fee: 32 euros

To formalize the registration, you must log in of 32,00 € to Banco Sabadell account no. ES75 0081 0162 180001088818 indicating your first and last name and as the concept “CORK PEELER”

You must send by e-mail to putting on the subject: CORK PEELING COURSE ENROLLMENT,  the following documentation before May 24

  • Student file (all fields) – do not mark COURSE CODE. Note: Two student file models are sent: en PDF yen Word. Use whatever works best for you. You only have to return one filled out to us.
  • Photocopy of the DNI (both sides) and the CatSalut health card (on the same page)
  • Photocopy of last self-employed receipt or photocopy of last payslip (you can delete value)
  • Income received