National code: FBP30921

    Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations (Cellar Operations)

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    OverviewAbout this course

    Tailor your speciality units and learn to operate winery equipment. Build a career in the cellar operations sector of the winemaking industry and gain technical knowledge in cellar operations as you discover what goes into making quality wine.

    OutcomesWhat you'll gain

    Learning outcomes

    Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

    • Work in the wine industry and gain a range of skills in winery cellar operations

    • Operate a range of cellar machinery

    • Problem solve when issues arise with cellar machinery

    • Adhere to WHS, communication and food safety procedures

    • Work as part of a team and implement continuous improvement processes

    Course outcomes

    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

    SuitabilityIs this course right for you?

    Entry requirements

    This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

    • This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.

    • You need to be currently working in or have access to a fully functional winery. A head teacher will contact you to see if this course is suitable for you.

    Entry recommendations

    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 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.

    PathwaysFuture career and study options

    Career pathways

    Our graduates go onto roles like: senior cellar operator, wine bottling and packaging operator, winery cellar hand, wine grape grower and laboratory technician.

    Study pathways

    Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

    Previous study0 Courses

    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.

    Further study0 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.

    Related study1 Course

    Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

    Your experience counts

    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.

    UnitsUnits taught in this course

    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.

    Please note, not all specialty units are offered at every TAFE NSW location. It is highly recommended that you check with your preferred campus for information about the specialty units offered at that location.

    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.

    • Assist with maintaining workplace safetyBSBWHS311

    • Apply food safety proceduresFBPFSY2002

    • Participate in improvement processesFBPPPL3003

    • Report on workplace performanceFBPPPL3006

    TAFE NSW servicesFacilities and support

    TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

    • 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

    • TAFE NSW Libraries

    • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

    • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

    • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

    • Student associations – get social with our student community

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