Agriculture and Science

FBP30918 Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations

The Tasmanian wine industry continues to move from strength to strength, enjoying an international reputation for premium products.

Vineyards benefit from trained staff through increased productivity, reduced costs, improved quality and greater flexibility. Employees gain formal recognition of their skills, greater job satisfaction and security, and improved career paths.


FBP30918 Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations targets those performing production related roles that require an application of wine industry specific skill and knowledge, including some technical and problem solving ability. If you have a training contract you will be enrolled as an apprentice. Depending on you and your employer’s needs, learning may be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both. This qualification requires the achievement of 25 units of competency including 7 core units and 18 electives.

Career Opportunities

Possible careers relevant to this qualification include:

  • Leading Hand Vineyard Supervisor
  • Cellar Hand
  • Vineyard Manager

Location, dates and times

You can enrol and start at any time.  We will work with you to determine a training and assessment plan that best suits your needs.

You can complete the full FBP30918 Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations within 36 months on-the-job.

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

Essential Requirements

There are no essential requirements for this course, other than the physical capability to undertake the work involved.

Desirable Skills and Attributes

Basic literacy and numeracy skills are desirable. TasTAFE has support available to help students who may have difficulty in this regard. These skills may also be improved through the learning process.


Contact us today to find out if this is the right course for you.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.


FBP30918 Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations

Qualification Requirements

This qualification consists of 25 units, comprising of  4 core and 18 electives.


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