Training at GEVES

GEVES is one of France’s leading training providers for the seed sector.

Lab training

Our lab training courses are a must for seed analysts, covering all regulation that applies to analysts in approved laboratories for seed certification. Whether you are starting out or looking to consolidate your testing practices, the SNES (NRL Seeds) offers specialised and custom training in Angers, France.


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Field training

GEVES has extensive expertise in crop variety studies (vegetable, agricultural, ornamental). This expertise is made openly available to the seed and plant sectors, with our range of specialised training courses on variety evaluation.


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Custom training

In need of specific training in one of GEVES's fields of expertise? Please contact our training correspondents below and we will work with you to put together a training programme that is tailored to your requirements.

Training programme

A programme of our French training courses is put together each year : see the training program in French



Should you have any queries or require further information please do not hesitate to contact us:

For lab training courses on seed quality: Fabienne BRUN

For field training courses on variety evaluation: Rachel TESSIER

For lab training courses on molecular biology and biochemistry: Julie FOURNET-DEMISSY

For certification examinations to validate the « seed analyst basics » and « senior seed analyst » training courses:

  • Please register at the same time as you register for the corresponding training course, either with ASFIS or GEVES (see right).
  • To register, candidates must have attended the corresponding preparatory training within the two previous years.
Fabienne BRUN


To register for ASFIS training courses:

For all ASFIS training courses: Elodie SAUMUREAU