Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations (Bottling and Packaging)

National Code: FBP30921
TAFE SA Code: TP01329


Gain the skills you need to advance your career in the bottling and packaging sector of the wine industry. You will learn about food safety programs, quality systems and procedures, and occupational safety. Develop your technical skills and problem-solving ability as you learn. The study course will be individually designed to meet your specific workplace requirements with training and assessment both on and off the job.

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42 months 

Part Time

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Course Admission Requirements

  • You must be working in a relevant industry

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Entry Recommendations
If you apply as an existing worker, before an offer is made you will be contacted by TAFE SA to confirm that you are currently employed in a relevant industry.

Attendance Requirements (subject to change)
Classes for this course are scheduled around production requirments. The course can take up to 42 months to complete.

Industry Conditions and Skills
You must be working in a Bottling and Packaging facility.

Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 42 month course
You may be eligible for government subsidised training.
Subsidised training may require applicants to complete a Core Skills Profile Assessment (CSPA).
Full Fee

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 III in Wine Industry Operations (Bottling and Packaging) (FBP30921)
    This course covers the skills and knowledge required for operational workers in the wine industry with a focus on tasks related to bottling and packaging. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 4 core units and 15 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
    Assist with maintaining workplace safety 40
    Participate in improvement processes 40
    Report on workplace performance 30


    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply principles of food packaging 50
    Apply quick changeover procedures 40
    Clean and sanitise equipment 30
    Clean equipment in place 30
    Monitor process capability 30
    Operate and monitor interrelated processes in a production or packaging system 60
    Operate the bottle capsuling process 20
    Operate the bottle filling process 60
    Operate the bottle supply process 20
    Operate the carton erection process 20
    Operate the carton packing process 20
    Operate the electronic coding process 20
    Operate the labelling process 60
    Perform basic packaging tests and inspections 40
    Perform Packaging Equipment Changeover 60
    Set up a production or packaging line for operation 50
    Set up a production or packaging line for operation 50
    Undertake root cause analysis 50
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