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There is a huge range of food processing careers, from operational to management and strategy. Nationally recognised TAFE NSW courses can pave your career path, from building blocks to specialist skills, and are taught in hands-on environments. Teachers are connected to industry bodies, and know the latest regulations and techniques. This career area has huge potential.

Food technology careers have huge potential and are a source of heavy investment and innovation. Our teachers are connected to industry bodies, and know the latest regulations and techniques, and are experts and ensuring theory and skills are blended to give you the best career boost possible.

Wine industry courses are connected to industry bodies. Explore the latest innovations and regulations. Build your career from any experience level, and make a difference in this key career area linking viticulture and wine-making.

You can upgrade your existing skills or start your career in butchery from no experience at all. TAFE NSW butchery facilities incorporate tomorrow's technology. And teachers are connected to industry bodies, the latest regulations and techniques. Apprenticeships may be linked to your course and you may have WorldSkills opportunities.

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What job opportunities could a laboratory, food sciences or wine course lead to?

A laboratory and food sciences course can lead to a number of job opportunities, from making a difference as a food technologist to studying tissue and preventing disease as a pathology collector.

Qualifications in laboratory and food sciences can lead to a job as a laboratory worker, field assistant, sterilising agent or dietetic assistant. The average weekly salary for laboratory workers is $1,275.

Whether you’re just starting out in your laboratory and food sciences career, want to gain more qualifications, add to your previous experience, or simply broaden your horizons, TAFE NSW offers a wide variety of courses at a number of levels to suit you.

Qualifications in wine can lead to a job as a sommelier or wine grape grower.

TAFE courses in the area include Pathology Collection, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Laboratory Skills, Laboratory Techniques, Polymer Technology, Laboratory Technology and Food Safety Supervision, Wine Industry Operations.