Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations - FBP30920

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required for operational workers in the wine industry. These workers carry out skilled tasks under broad direction in a range of sectors, including:procedural and technical tasks in bottling and packaging, cellar operations and laboratory testingcustomer service tasks in cellar doortasks related to wine grape growing, harvesting and post-harvesting.This qualification offers a general outcome as well as sector-specific specialisations. All work must be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, in accordance with state/territory food safety, and work health and safety, regulations and legislation that apply to the workplace.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Subjects

  • Operate the bottle supply process
  • Operate traditional sparkling wine processes
  • Perform calibration checks on equipment and assist with its maintenance
  • Conduct weighbridge operations
  • Operate the palletising process
  • Implement the food safety program and procedures
  • Lead team effectiveness
  • Operate the bottle sealing process
  • Coordinate vineyard operations
  • Manage a small team
  • Operate the pressing process
  • Coordinate wine operations vintage processes
  • Perform packaging equipment changeover
  • Perform second distillation (pot still brandy) operations
  • Operate an automated carton packing process
  • Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances
  • Maintain stock control and receivals
  • Operate the labelling process
  • Enter and work in confined spaces
  • Prepare culture media
  • Manage promotional activities
  • Perform standard calibrations
  • Operate spreading and seeding equipment
  • Operate an automated palletising process
  • Plan and deliver a wine tasting event
  • Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases
  • Provide advice on imported wines
  • Implement the pest prevention program
  • Communicate wine industry information
  • Apply critical control point requirements
  • Apply principles of food packaging
  • Operate tractors
  • Coordinate winery hospitality activities
  • Implement an irrigation schedule
  • Sustain process improvements
  • Operate the continuous clarification by separation (flotation) process
  • Transport and store chemicals
  • Recognise disorders and identify pests and diseases
  • Operate the ion exchange process
  • Operate the reverse osmosis process
  • Operate the decanter process
  • Maintain pressurised irrigation systems
  • Operate the softpack filling process
  • Coordinate wine operations clarification processes
  • Monitor the implementation of quality and food safety programs
  • Install and maintain vine trellis
  • Install pressurised irrigation systems
  • Identify and treat nursery plant disorders
  • Provide and present wine tourism information
  • Participate in improvement processes
  • Clean equipment in place
  • Use SCADA systems in operations
  • Maintain field nursery
  • Conduct sensory evaluation of wine
  • Operate the concentration process
  • Perform fermentation operations
  • Participate in an audit process
  • Create a customer-centric culture
  • Operate irrigation controller and sensor technology
  • Coordinate wine operations general cellar processes
  • Operate the crossflow filtration process
  • Perform basic tests
  • Monitor process capability
  • Prepare and make additions and finings
  • Perform rectification (continuous still) operations
  • Conduct a standard product tasting
  • Field graft vines
  • Carry out transfer operations
  • Implement a soil management program
  • Perform oak handling activities
  • Provide work skill instruction
  • Operate interrelated processes in a packaging system
  • Monitor and control vine disorders and damage
  • Prepare working solutions
  • Apply quick changeover procedures
  • Perform first distillation (pot still brandy) operations
  • Prepare and apply complex additions and finings
  • Monitor and maintain nursery plants
  • Report on workplace performance
  • Use infotechnology devices in the workplace
  • Organise receival and despatch operations
  • Perform single column lees stripping (continuous still brandy) operations
  • Operate the carton erection process
  • Provide advice on Australian wines
  • Operate interrelated processes in a production system
  • Carry out basic canopy maintenance
  • Operate the rotary vacuum filtration process
  • Operate an earth filtration process
  • Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Administer inventory systems
  • Apply 5S procedures
  • Conduct winery and site tours
  • Undertake root cause analysis
  • Licence to operate a forklift truck
  • Operate the fine filtration process
  • Operate and maintain chainsaws
  • Perform aseptic techniques
  • Organise the importing and exporting of goods
  • Provide first aid
  • Operate the bottle capsuling process
  • Operate clarification by separation (centrifugation) process
  • Coordinate wine operations filtration processes
  • Perform shed nursery activities
  • Perform heat exchange operations
  • Operate the tirage and transfer process
  • Handle and store spirits
  • Provide responsible service of alcohol
  • Operate the carton packing process
  • Set up a production or packaging line for operation
  • Prepare, standardise and use solutions
  • Operate a mechanical harvester
  • Coordinate wine operations packaging processes
  • Maintain workplace safety
  • Perform basic packaging tests and inspections
  • Prepare and monitor wine cultures
  • Perform microscopic examination
  • Use product knowledge to complete work operations
  • Evaluate wines (advanced)
  • Operate the electronic coding process
  • Perform de-aromatising, de-alcoholising or de-sulphuring operations
  • Operate the bottle filling process
  • Operate specialised canopy management equipment
  • Operate vineyard equipment
  • Contribute to assessment
  • Carry out inert gas handling operations
  • Process and interpret data
  • Clean and sanitise equipment
  • Use laboratory application software
  • Perform dual column distillation (continuous still brandy) operations
  • Implement a plant nutrition program
  • Sample soils and interpret results
  • Operate irrigation injection equipment
  • Hand prune vines

Standard entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

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