National code: FBP30921

Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations

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Overview About this course

Tailor your studies towards viticulture, cellar operations, cellar door, bottling and packaging, or laboratory testing. Work behind the scenes and gain practical experience so that you can excel in the growing wine industry.

Outcomes What 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 depending on your chosen specialty units

  • Implement food safety procedures

  • Maintain safe workspaces

  • Report on workplace performance

  • Participate in cleaning and hygiene practices

  • Participate in process improvements

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

  • Procedural and technical experience in bottling and packaging, cellar operations and laboratory testing

  • Customer service skills in cellar door operations

  • Knowledge related to wine grape growing, harvesting and post-harvesting

  • Exposure to a variety of tasks specific to your career direction

  • A pathway to further study in viticulture

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

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.

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 skills test helps us to understand your individual study needs, to design an individualised plan that supports your study success

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.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: Winery cellar hand, Senior cellar operator, Wine bottling and packaging operator, Wine grape grower and Laboratory technician

Study pathways

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

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 1 Course

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

Related study 2 Courses

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.

Units Units 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 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.

  • Apply food safety procedures FBPFSY2002

  • Report on workplace performance FBPPPL3006

  • Assist with maintaining workplace safety BSBWHS311

  • Participate in improvement processes FBPPPL3003

TAFE NSW Services Facilities 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

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • 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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