Explore the art of wine grape growing
Develop the skills and invest in your property to create a successful vineyard. Learn methods of wine grape production from the comfort of your home online.
Get a solid start in this significant Australian primary industry
NMIT’s Certificate II in Wine Industry Operations is a nationally recognised qualification in Australia’s wine industry to formalise core production skills.
You walk away with a thorough understanding of the wine production industry that can lead to further pathways.
A practical wine industry qualification that fits in with your life
This course is delivered online by NMIT’s staff of industry qualified, experienced viticulture industry experts.
Designed to meet your learning needs in an out-of-work-hours format, the course is structured with:
- a series of evening, online interactive chats
- Saturday practical sessions, held at one of NMIT’s award winning training vineyards or wineries.
NMIT now offers a VCE VET Viticulture and Winemaking program, covering a wide range of work areas within the Viticulture and Winemaking industry.
We can help your school design the right VETiS course to suit your students' needs. Contact NMIT today for more information on our VETiS offerings.
About the Course
- Local Students
- International Students
- National Code: FDF20411
- CRICOS Code:
Campus: Epping, Workplace & Industry
Modes of Delivery
Further Study and Careers
Pathways to Further Study
Participants completing the Certificate II are encouraged to undertake the Certificate III in Wine Industry Operations. Those graduating from the Certificate III may further their studies with NMIT's Diploma of Production Horticulture or Bachelor of Viticulture and Winemaking courses.
Basic literacy and numeracy skills. Participants with previous experience in the industry may apply for recognition of the experience and credits in the programs. The State Government provides funds for the training of eligible trainees and financial incentives may be available to employers.
A record book setting out details of the performance criteria for each competency will be provided at the commencement of the program. Assessment will be conducted in accordance with these criteria both on-the-job and off-the-job as appropriate.
Local Fees:Want all the information on fees and charges? Click here to find out more, or contact NMIT on 03 9269 8400.
How to Apply:
To start this course at midyear or in 2014, apply directly to NMIT.
Units of Study
The hours displayed are nominal, as indicated in the National Training Package. Actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
|AHCCHM101A||Follow Basic Chemical Safety Rules|
|AHCSOL201A||Determine Basic Properties Of Soil And/Or Growing Media|
|FDFFS2001A||Implement The Food Safety Program And Procedures|
|FDFOHS2001A||Participate In OHS Processes|
|FDFOP2013A||Apply Sampling Procedures|
|FDFOP2063A||Apply Quality Systems And Procedures|
|FDFOP2064A||Provide And Apply Workplace Information|
|FDFWGG2003A||Hand Prune Vines|
|FDFWGG2014A||Operate The Irrigation System|
|FDFWGG2016A||Install And Maintain Vine Trellis|
|FDFWGG2017A||Recognise Disorders And Identify Pests And Diseases|
|FDFWGG2022A||Take And Process Vine Cuttings|
|FDFWGG2023A||Carry Out Basic Canopy Maintenance|
|FDFWGG2024A||Pick Grapes By Hand|
|MSAENV272B||Participate In Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices|