FBP30921 Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding


The Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations takes your wine making career to the next level. You will learn the skills required by horticulturalists on wine grape properties or a manager or supervisor of a dedicated area within the wine processing industry.


This qualification could lead to employment as a supervisor or plant operator in a winery environment.


Please contact SuniTAFE to discuss other qualifications that can extend your skills further.

Course Delivery

This qualification is only available via workplace delivery.

Entry Requirements

Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals.

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
BSBWHS311 Assist with maintaining workplace safety 40 $35.00
FBPFSY2002 Apply food safety procedures 30 $0.00
FBPPPL3003 Participate in improvement processes 40 $30.00
FBPPPL3006 Report on workplace performance 30 $30.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
FBPCEL2001 Perform oak handling activities 20 $30.00
FBPCEL2002 Perform fermentation operations 40 $30.00
FBPCEL2003 Operate the ion exchange process 20 $30.00
FBPCEL2004 Perform heat exchange operations 20 $30.00
FBPCEL2007 Prepare and make additions and finings 40 $30.00
FBPCEL2008 Carry out inert gas handling operations 20 $30.00
FBPCEL2009 Carry out transfer operations 20 $30.00
FBPCEL3001 Handle and store spirits 40 $30.00
FBPCEL3002 Operate the continuous clarification by separation (flotation) process 40 $30.00
FBPCEL3003 Operate the concentration process 40 $30.00
FBPCEL3004 Operate an earth filtration process 40 $30.00
FBPCEL3005 Operate the pressing process 40 $30.00
FBPCEL3006 Operate the fine filtration process 40 $30.00
FBPCEL3007 Operate clarification by separation (centrifugation) process 40 $30.00
FBPCEL3008 Operate the rotary vacuum filtration process 40 $30.00
FBPCEL3009 Operate the crossflow filtration process 80 $30.00
FBPCEL3014 Prepare and monitor wine cultures 40 $30.00
FBPCEL3019 Prepare and apply complex additions and finings 80 $30.00
FBPCEL4001 Coordinate wine operations vintage processes 80 $30.00
FBPCEL4002 Coordinate wine operations clarification processes 80 $30.00
FBPCEL4003 Coordinate wine operations filtration processes 80 $30.00
FBPCEL4004 Coordinate wine operations general cellar processes 80 $30.00
FBPFSY3003 Monitor the implementation of food safety and quality programs 70 $30.00
FBPOPR2094 Clean equipment in place 30 $30.00
FBPOPR2095 Clean and sanitise equipment 30 $30.00
FBPWHS3001 Contribute to work health and safety processes 40 $0.00
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid 18 $30.00
MSL973013 Perform basic tests 60 $30.00
RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces 30 $30.00
TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck 40 $52.00
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

2023 2024
Government Subsidised $3,561 $3,724
Concession $1,148 $545
Traineeship $3,112 $3,235
Traineeship Concession $1,058 $545
RPL Government Subsidised $2,567
RPL Concession $513
RPL Self-funded $3,423
Self-Funded $4,416 $4,620

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

Please visit our Fees and Charges page for more information.
Intake Campus Course Details
2023 January Mildura Campus Full Time, Employer Based (Trainee), Full Year, Workplace Based Delivery