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.
DepartmentAgriculture and Animal Studies
Modes of DeliveryField work, Online, Classroom
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.
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
Assessment MethodsA 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 studyStudents 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 PathwaysThis 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.
|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|
|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.