Tailor your speciality units and learn to operate winery equipment, produce wine and build a career in the winemaking and cellar operations sector. Gain technical knowledge as you discover what goes into making a stellar bottle of wine.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Implement food safety procedures
Maintain safe workspaces
Report on workplace performance
Participate in cleaning and hygiene practices
Participate in process improvements
Perform wine cellar operations, depending on your chosen speciality units for the cellar operations stream
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A range of skills in various sectors of the wine industry
Practical experience working in the wine industry
Speciality knowledge tailored towards winemaking and operating specialist equipment
A pathway to further study in viticulture
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.
This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
A passion for wine and the wine industry
Problem solving and critical thinking skills
A willingness to work and live in regional NSW
Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) at a Year 10 high school level
TAFE NSW may ask you to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills test.
This skills test helps us to understand your individual study needs, to design an individualised plan that supports your study success and ensures your LLN skills match the demands of the course.
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: senior cellar operator wine bottling and packaging operator winery cellar hand wine grape grower laboratory technician.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.
The Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations (Cellar Operations) does not have any pre-requisite courses.
Advance your skills to take your career to the next level
The Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations (Cellar Operations) does not have any post-graduate courses.
Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.
The Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations (Cellar Operations) does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations (Cellar Operations) qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 19 units of competency, including 4 core and 15 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
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