Courses

Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations

FDF30411

Be a part of Australia’s growing viticulture industry with a Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations. Our award winning vineyard and winery is the perfect place to start.

Be part of one of Australia’s significant primary industries

Hands-on learning together with theoretical practice provides you with a full breadth of knowledge to work in many areas across Australia’s thriving wine industry. You’ll have practical day sessions at our award winning vineyard and experience first-hand operations of a working winery.

A nationally recognised viticulture qualification that fits in with your life

You will learn about wine industry operations from industry-qualified teachers and experienced viticulture experts. Designed to meet your learning needs in an out-of-work-hours format, the program is built around a series of evening, online interactive chats and Saturday sessions right amongst the vines.

Ask us about pathways to further vocational training or higher education from this qualification.

Local Students

Code

FDF30411

Campuses

EPPING

Department

Agriculture and Animal Studies
03 9269 8400

Modes of Delivery

Field work, Online, Classroom

Fees

Eligible:$3050
Concession:$610

Actual hours/fees may vary depending on individual circumstances. The tuition fees listed are indicative only, and subject to change. Additional fees (including materials and amenities fees) may apply.

Enquire now to find out if you are eligible for government funding and other forms of help paying for fees. The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an annual Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250

Find out more on fees and charges

Assessment Methods

A record book setting out details of the performance criteria for each competency is found within each work booklet. Assessments will be conducted in accordance with these criteria both on-the-job and off-the-job as appropriate.

Pathways to further study

Students may wish to further their studies into the Bachelor of Agriculture and Technology (Viticulture and Winemaking) offered by Melbourne Polytechnic and conferred by La Trobe University.

Career Pathways

This qualification is suitable for a range of job opportunities in vineyards and wineries and with businesses and agencies that service winery operations.

Units Of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.

Code Subjects Hours
AHCCHM101A FOLLOW BASIC CHEMICAL SAFETY RULES 10
AHCPCM301A IMPLEMENT A PLANT NUTRITION PROGRAM 60
AHCSOL401A SAMPLE SOILS AND INTERPRET RESULTS 60
FDFFS2001A IMPLEMENT THE FOOD SAFETY PROGRAM AND PROCEDURES 30
FDFOHS2001A PARTICIPATE IN OHS PROCESSES 40
FDFOHS3001A CONTRIBUTE TO O.H. & S. PROCESSES 40
FDFOP2013A APPLY SAMPLING PROCEDURES 20
FDFOP2063A APPLY QUALITY SYSTEMS AND PROCEDURES 30
FDFOP2064A PROVIDE AND APPLY WORKPLACE INFORMATION 30
FDFPPL3002A REPORT ON WORKPLACE PERFORMANCE 30
FDFTEC3002A IMPLEMENT THE PEST PREVENTION PROGRAM 40
FDFWGG2003A HAND PRUNE VINES 40
FDFWGG2008A TRAIN VINES 20
FDFWGG2014A OPERATE THE IRRIGATION SYSTEM 40
FDFWGG2016A INSTALL AND MAINTAIN VINE TRELLIS 20
FDFWGG2022A TAKE AND PROCESS VINE CUTTINGS 20
FDFWGG2024A PICK GRAPES BY HAND 20
FDFWGG3001A APPLY CHEMICALS AND BIOLOGICAL AGENTS 40
FDFWGG3002A CO-ORDINATE CANOPY MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES 20
FDFWGG3003A CO-ORDINATE CROP HARVESTING ACTIVITIES 40
FDFWGG3006A CO-ORDINATE HAND PRUNING ACTIVITIES 40
FDFWGG3007A IMPLEMENT AN IRRIGATION SCHEDULE 40
FDFWGG3012A MONITOR AND CONTROL VINE DISORDERS AND DAMAGE 60
FDFWIN2002A IDENTIFY AND CONTROL RISKS IN OWN WORK 20
MSAENV272B PARTICIPATE IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES 30

Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.