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.
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
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
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
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.
Our graduates go onto roles like: Winery cellar hand Senior cellar operator Wine bottling and packaging operator 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 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 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 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 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.
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
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