The Diploma of Wine Technology is the recognised qualification to work within a large-scale winery or undertake the management of a small owner-operated winemaking business.
You'll learn to appraise and evaluate wine quality, analyse the chemistry and micro-organisms of wine production and manage the end-to-end winemaking process.
You'll also learn skills in irrigation system design, crop and grape production, winery storage, and soil management.
This course is delivered online and supported by two residential workshops annually which include excursions to vineyards and wineries, tutorials from experts within the industry, and wine and juice tasting at the campus laboratory.
Training package entry requirements
There are no training package requirements for this qualification.
GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:
Applicants also need to have:
Work in this industry involves seasonal winery activities from fermentation to bottling as either a cellar hand, cellar foreperson, assistant winemaker or to undertake the management of a small owner-operated winemaking business, with peak activities occurring at vintage time during autumn.
This course prepares you to work within the wine industry. Roles you may be eligible for include:
Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.
You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:
Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:
Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.