Certificate II in Wine Industry Operations

National Code: FBP20521
TAFE SA Code: TP01323


Be part of the exciting wine industry with this industry-standard course for working in the wine industry. Your studies will be tailored from our wide range of electives to meet the needs of your own position with training and assessment both on and off the job. Learn about procedural and technical aspects of the wine industry with this nationally recognised qualification. You’ll also have the opportunity to go on to further study in the wine industry.

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24 months 
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Course Admission Requirements

  • You must have a contract of training with an employer to study this course
Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 24 month course
You may be eligible for government subsidised training.
Subsidised training may require applicants to complete a Core Skills Profile Assessment (CSPA).

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary. Fee updates will be available prior to offers being made.

  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    Production related roles that require an application of wine industry specific skill and knowledge, including some technical and problem solving ability.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate II in Wine Industry Operations (FBP20521)
    This course covers the skills and knowledge required for operational workers in the wine industry. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 3 core units and 10 elective units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.
    of TAFE SA graduates would recommend their training.

    * 2023 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of elective units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all elective units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.


    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply food safety procedures 30
    Apply quality systems and procedures 30
    Participate in work health and safety processes 40


    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply sampling procedures 20
    Carry out inert gas handling operations 20
    Carry out transfer operations 20
    Clean and sanitise equipment 30
    Clean equipment in place 30
    Communicate wine industry information 40
    Conduct sensory evaluation of wine 40
    Handle and store spirits 40
    Licence to operate a forklift truck 40
    Operate clarification by separation (centrifugation) process 40
    Operate manual bottling and packaging processes 20
    Operate the bottle capsuling process 20
    Operate the bottle supply process 20
    Operate the carton erection process 20
    Operate the crossflow filtration process 80
    Operate the crushing process 20
    Operate the electronic coding process 20
    Perform basic packaging tests and inspections 40
    Perform Effectively in a Wine Industry Workplace 40
    Perform fermentation operations 40
    Perform must draining operations 20
    Perform oak handling activities 20
    Prepare and make additions and finings 40
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