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Certificate II in Wine Industry Operations

FDF20411
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This Qualification provides vocational skills for work in the wine industry. A range of specialist electives are included covering skills used in the following wine industry operational areas:

  • bottling and packaging
  • cellar door sales
  • cellar operations
  • laboratory
  • warehousing
  • wine grape growing.
  • Testamur issued for this Qualification are to be titled ‘Certificate II in Wine Industry Operations’.

    An additional descriptor in brackets after the Qualification title e.g. FDF20411 Certificate II in Wine Industry Operations (Cellar Operations) may be added by a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). Any additional descriptor should reflect a minimum selection of at least five (5) specialist Units from one of the following Unit groups:

  • bottling and packaging
  • cellar door sales
  • cellar operations
  • laboratory
  • warehousing
  • wine grape growing.
  • Job Roles The FDF20411Certificate II in Wine Industry Operations targets those working within a production or production support role. Job roles in the industry often vary in the degree of skill specialisation and the Qualification packaging rules reflect this diversity through allowing a choice of specialist electives in one specialisation area or a combination of grape growing, cellar operations, bottling and packaging, warehousing, laboratory and cellar door sales work.

    This Qualification is designed for application in supervised environments where the work is predictable with some basic problem solving requirements.

    Those performing a purely warehousing role in the wine production industry should consider the TLI21610 Certificate II in Warehousing Operations.

    Those performing a purely laboratory operations role in the wine production industry should consider the MSL20109 Certificate II in Sampling and Measurement.

    Those performing a purely cellar door role in the wine production industry should consider the SIT20207 Certificate II in Hospitality

    Additional Qualification advice

    Units selected from other Training Packages must be relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and the Qualification level.

    Many Units in this Qualification assume a basic level of mathematics equivalent to a school sector Year 10 standard. If a student does not possess this level of mathematics then the Unit FDFOP2061A Use numerical applications in the workplace, should be selected as part of this Qualification.

    Note: AgriFood Skills Australia expects that the design of any training delivery and assessment program to support the achievement of this Qualification is based on:

  • the context required by the industry and/or enterprise
  • a holistic and integrated training delivery and assessment plan that identifies learning activities and evidence required
  • flexible delivery options, including on-the-job and work-based training, that support the development of competency.
  • These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate II in Wine Industry Operations

    88.4%

    Satisfied with the training
    69.1%

    Received job-related
    benefits from training
    Winery Cellar Hand ( ANZSCO code 831118)
    Expected job openings
    Expected job openings are: average Low Below average Average Above average High
    Average
    29,600 persons were employed as Food and Drink Factory Workers in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be between 10,001 and 25,000.
    Average weekly full time earnings
    Average weekly full time earnings are: below average Low Below average Average Above average High
    Below average
    Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Food and Drink Factory Workers in 2014 are: $1,000. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
    Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Food and Drink Factory Workers visit Job Outlook
    This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories shown by blue colouring in the table below.

    1. ACT
    2. NSW
    3. NT
    4. QLD
    5. SA
    6. TAS
    7. VIC
    For more information on apprenticeship pathways, please visit this course on aapathways.com.au
    This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

    1. ACT
    2. NSW
    3. NT
    4. QLD
    5. SA
    6. TAS
    7. VIC

    For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

    This Qualification requires the achievement of seventeen (17) Units of Competency in accordance with the following rules.

    Five (5) core Units of Competency

    Twelve (12) elective Units of Competency.

    Elective selection must include:

    Five (5) Group A Wine specialist elective Units

    Four (4) Group B Wine specialist elective Units.

    Elective Units from Group A and Group B may be a combination of Units selected from any of the wine industry operational Unit areas listed below:

  • bottling and packaging
  • cellar door sales
  • cellar operations
  • laboratory
  • warehousing
  • wine grape growing.
  • Three (3) remaining elective Units may be selected from:

  • Group A Wine specialist elective Units, not previously selected
  • Group B Wine specialist elective Units, not previously selected
  • Group C General elective Units, listed below
  • A maximum of three (3) Units from any nationally endorsed Training Package and accredited course that are packaged at Certificate II level, Certificate I level (maximum 1 Unit) and Certificate III level (maximum 1 Unit).
  • Prerequisite Units

    Units marked with an asterisk (*) require completion of prerequisite Units identified under the Unit. Prerequisite Units count towards the total Units required for the Qualification.

    CORE UNITS

  • Complete the following five (5) Units.
  • FDFFS2001A

    Implement the food safety program and procedures

    FDFOHS2001A

    Participate in OHS processes

    FDFOP2063A

    Apply quality systems and procedures

    FDFOP2064A

    Provide and apply workplace information

    MSAENV272B

    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

    ELECTIVE UNITS

  • Select a total of twelve (12) elective Units from the following groups.
  • Elective Units may be selected from one specialist wine industry operational Unit area or from multiple Unit areas.

    GROUP A: Wine specialist elective Units

  • Select a minimum of five (5) Units.
  • Bottling and packaging

    FDFBP2001A

    Operate the bottle supply process

    FDFBP2002A

    Operate the carton erection process

    FDFBP2003A

    Operate the carton packing process

    FDFBP2005A

    Operate the electronic coding process

    FDFBP2009A

    Operate the bottle capsuling process

    FDFBP2010A

    Operate manual bottling and packaging processes

    FDFLAB2003A

    Perform basic packaging tests and inspections*

    FDFLAB2011A Use basic laboratory equipment

    FDFOP2004A

    Clean and sanitise equipment

    Cellar door sales

    BSBCUS201B

    Deliver a service to customers

    SIRXCCS201

    Apply point-of-sale handling procedures

    SIRXMER201

    Merchandise products

    SIRXRSK001A

    Minimise theft

    SITHCCC001B

    Organise and prepare food

    SITXOHS002A Follow workplace hygiene procedures

    SITHFAB003A

    Serve food and beverage to customers*

    SITXOHS002A Follow workplace hygiene procedures

    SITHFAB004A

    Provide food and beverage service*

    SITHFAB003A Serve food and beverage to customers

    SITXOHS002A Follow workplace hygiene procedures

    SITHFAB009A

    Provide responsible service of alcohol

    SITHFAB011A

    Develop and update food and beverage knowledge

    SITHFAB012B

    Prepare and serve espresso coffee

    SITTIND001B

    Develop and update tourism industry knowledge

    SITXCCS001B

    Provide visitor information

    SITXFIN001A

    Process financial transactions

    SITXOHS002A

    Follow workplace hygiene procedures

    Cellar operations

    FDFCEL2001A

    Perform oak handling activities*

    FDFCEL2018A Carry out inert gas handling operations

    FDFCEL2019A Carry out transfer operations

    FDFCEL2003A

    Operate the ion exchange process*

    FDFCEL2019A Carry out transfer operations

    FDFCEL2004A

    Perform single column lees stripping (continuous still brandy) operations*

    FDFOP2004A Clean and sanitise equipment

    FDFOP2013A Apply sampling procedures

    MSL973001A Perform basic tests

    FDFCEL2009A

    Perform first distillation (pot still brandy) operations*

    FDFOP2013A Apply sampling procedures

    MSL973001A Perform basic tests

    FDFCEL2011A

    Perform heat exchange operations

    FDFCEL2015A

    Perform must draining operations*

    FDFCEL2019A Carry out transfer operations

    FDFCEL2016A

    Operate the crushing process*

    FDFCEL2019A Carry out transfer operations

    FDFCEL2017A

    Prepare and make additions and finings

    FDFCEL2018A

    Carry out inert gas handling operations

    FDFCEL2019A

    Carry out transfer operations

    FDFCEL2020A

    Prepare and wax tanks

    Laboratory

    FDFLAB2011A

    Use basic laboratory equipment

    MSL912001A

    Work within a laboratory_field workplace (induction)

    MSL922001A

    Record and present data

    MSL933001A

    Maintain the laboratory_field workplace fit for purpose

    MSL943002A

    Participate in laboratory_field workplace safety

    MSL952001A

    Collect routine site samples

    MSL952002A

    Handle and transport samples or equipment

    MSL972001A

    Conduct routine site measurements

    Warehousing

    TLIA2011A

    Package goods

    TLIA2012A

    Pick and process orders

    TLIA2022A

    Participate in stocktakes

    TLID1001A

    Shift materials safely using manual handling methods

    TLID2004A

    Load and unload goods/cargo

    TLID2010A

    Operate a forklift

    TLIK2010A

    Use infotechnology devices in the workplace

    Wine grape growing

    FDFWGG2001A

    Bench graft vines

    FDFWGG2002A

    Carry out potting operations

    FDFWGG2003A

    Hand prune vines

    FDFWGG2004A

    Undertake irrigation systems maintenance activities

    FDFWGG2008A

    Train vines

    FDFWGG2011A

    Install irrigation components

    FDFWGG2013A

    Deliver injection requirements

    FDFWGG2015A

    Support mechanical harvesting operations*

    AHCMOM202A Operate tractors

    FDFWGG2018A Operate vineyard equipment

    FDFWGG2019A

    Perform vertebrate pest control activities

    FDFWGG2021A

    Operate nursery cold storage facilities

    FDFWGG2022A

    Take and process vine cuttings

    FDFWGG2023A

    Carry out basic canopy maintenance

    FDFWGG2024A

    Pick grapes by hand

    FDFWGG2025A

    Plant vines by hand

    AHCCHM101A

    Follow basic chemical safety rules

    AHCCHM201A

    Apply chemicals under supervision

    AHCSOL201A

    Determine basic properties of soil and/or growing media

    GROUP B: Wine specialist elective Units

  • Select a minimum of four (4) Units.
  • Bottling and packaging

    FDFBP2004A

    Operate the bottle sealing process

    FDFBP2006A

    Operate traditional sparkling wine processes

    FDFBP2007A

    Operate the tirage and transfer process

    FDFBP2008A

    Perform packaging equipment changeover

    FDFBP2011A

    Operate the palletising process

    FDFOP2003A

    Clean equipment in place

    FDFOP2011A

    Conduct routine maintenance

    FDFOP2030A

    Operate a process control interface

    Cellar door sales

    FDFCD2001A

    Conduct winery and or site tours*

    FDFCD2002A Promote wine tourism information*

    SIRXCCS202 Interact with customers

    FDFCD2002A

    Promote wine tourism information*

    SIRXCCS202 Interact with customers

    FDFCD2003A

    Evaluate wines (standard)

    FDFCD2004A

    Perform cellar door stock control procedure*

    FDFCD2003A Evaluate wines (standard)

    FDFCD2005A

    Sell cellar door products and services*

    FDFCD2003A Evaluate wines (standard)

    SIRXCCS202 Interact with customers

    SITHFAB009A Provide responsible service of alcohol

    FDFCD2006A

    Conduct a standard product tasting*

    FDFCD2003A Evaluate wines (standard)

    SIRXCCS202 Interact with customers

    SITHFAB009A Provide responsible service of alcohol

    SIRXCCS202

    Interact with customers

    SIRXFIN201

    Balance and secure point-of-sale terminal

    SIRXICT303

    Operate retail information technology systems

    Cellar operations

    FDFCEL2002A

    Perform fermentation operations*

    FDFCEL2017A Prepare and make additions and finings

    FDFCEL2005A

    Operate the pressing process*

    FDFCEL2019A Carry out transfer operations

    FDFCEL2006A

    Operate clarification by separation (centrifugation) process*

    FDFCEL2018A Carry out inert gas handling operations

    FDFCEL2019A Carry out transfer operations

    FDFCEL2007A

    Prepare and monitor wine cultures *

    FDFCEL2019A Carry out transfer operations

    FDFCEL2008A

    Perform dual column distillation (continuous still brandy) operations*

    FDFCEL2004A Perform single column lees stripping (continuous still brandy) operations*

    FDFOP2004A Clean and sanitise equipment

    FDFOP2013A Apply sampling procedures

    MSL973001A Perform basic tests

    FDFCEL2012A Handle spirits*

    FDFCEL2019A Carry out transfer operations

    FDFCEL2010A

    Operate the fine filtration process

    FDFCEL2012A

    Handle spirits*

    FDFCEL2019A Carry out transfer operations

    FDFCEL2013A

    Operate the pressure leaf filtration process*

    FDFCEL2018A Carry out inert gas handling operations

    FDFCEL2019A Carry out transfer operations

    FDFCEL2014A

    Operate the rotary vacuum filtration process*

    FDFCEL2018A Carry out inert gas handling operations

    FDFCEL2019A Carry out transfer operations

    FDFCEL3001A

    Perform second distillation (pot still brandy) operations*

    FDFOP2013A Apply sampling procedures

    MSL973001A Perform basic tests

    Laboratory

    FDFLAB2001A

    Perform basic analytical tests*

    FDFLAB2011A Use basic laboratory equipment

    FDFLAB2002A

    Perform basic microbiological tests*

    FDFLAB2012A Maintain aseptic environment

    FDFLAB2011A Use basic laboratory equipment

    FDFLAB2004A

    Prepare laboratory solutions and stains*

    FDFLAB2011A Use basic laboratory equipment

    FDFLAB2005A

    Prepare and pour culture media*

    FDFLAB2012A Maintain aseptic environment

    FDFLAB2011A Use basic laboratory equipment

    FDFLAB2006A

    Record laboratory data

    FDFLAB2007A

    Standardise laboratory solutions*

    FDFLAB2011A Use basic laboratory equipment

    FDFLAB2008A

    Analyse laboratory data*

    FDFLAB2006A Record laboratory data

    FDFLAB2010A

    Prepare product or show samples*

    FDFLAB2011A Use basic laboratory equipment

    FDFLAB2012A

    Maintain aseptic environment*

    FDFLAB2011A Use basic laboratory equipment

    Warehousing

    TLIA2009A

    Complete and check import/export documentation

    TLIA2021A

    Despatch stock

    TLIA3017A

    Identify products and store to specifications

    TLIA3038A

    Control and order stock

    TLIA3039A

    Receive and store stock

    TLIB2009A

    Check conveyor operational status

    TLID1002A

    Shift a load using manually-operated equipment

    TLID2003A

    Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances

    TLID2022A

    Conduct weighbridge operations

    TLIP2029A

    Prepare and process financial documents

    Wine grape growing

    FDFWGG2005A

    Maintain callusing environment

    FDFWGG2006A

    Obtain and process rootlings

    FDFWGG2007A

    Tend containerised nursery plants

    FDFWGG2009A

    Operate specialised canopy management equipment*

    AHCMOM202A Operate tractors

    FDFWGG2010A

    Field graft vines

    FDFWGG2012A

    Identify and treat nursery plant disorders

    FDFWGG2014A

    Operate the irrigation system

    FDFWGG2016A

    Install and maintain vine trellis

    FDFWGG2017A

    Recognise disorders and identify pests and diseases

    FDFWGG2018A

    Operate vineyard equipment

    FDFWGG2020A

    Carry out hot water treatment

    FDFWGG3013A

    Operate spreading and seeding equipment*

    AHCMOM202A Operate tractors

    AHCARB205A

    Operate and maintain chainsaws

    AHCCHM303A

    Prepare and apply chemicals

    AHCCHM304A

    Transport, handle and store chemicals

    AHCMOM202A

    Operate tractors

    HLTFA301C

    Apply first aid

    GROUP C: General elective Units

  • Select a maximum of three (3) Units.
  • FDFOP1003A

    Carry out manual handling tasks

    FDFOP2005A

    Work in a socially diverse environment

    FDFOP2013A

    Apply sampling procedures

    FDFOP2016A

    Work in a food handling area for non-food handlers

    FDFOP2061A

    Use numerical applications in the workplace

    FDFOP2065A

    Work in confined spaces in the food and beverage industries*

    FDFOHS2001A Participate in OHS processes

    FDFPPL2001A

    Participate in work teams and groups

    FDFSUG218A

    Operate a boiler - basic

    FDFSUG222A

    Operate a waste water treatment system

    FDFWIN2001A

    Perform effectively in a wine industry workplace

    FDFWIN2002A

    Identify and control risks in own work

    AHCINF204A

    Fabricate and repair metal or plastic structures

    BSBITU201A

    Produce simple word processed documents

    BSBWOR204A

    Use business technology

    MEM18002B

    Use power tools/hand held operations

    MSACMT270A

    Use sustainable energy practices

    MSL973001A

    Perform basic tests

    MSS402002A

    Sustain process improvements

    MSS402010A

    Manage the impact of change on own work

    MSS402021A

    Apply Just in Time procedures

    MSS402030A

    Apply cost factors to work practices

    MSS402031A

    Interpret product costs in terms of customer requirements

    MSS402040A

    Apply 5S procedures

    MSS402050A

    Monitor process capability

    MSS402051A

    Apply quality standards

    MSS402060A

    Use planning software systems in operations

    MSS402061A

    Use SCADA systems in operations

    MSS402080A

    Undertake root cause analysis

    MSS402081A

    Contribute to the application of a proactive maintenance strategy

    SITXCOM001A

    Work with colleagues and customers

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Cellar Door Salesperson
    Cellar Hand
    Cellar Operator
    Vineyard Hand
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Food Processing Industry
    Wine Production



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    Student outcomes for Certificate II in Wine Industry Operations

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate II in Wine Industry Operations

    53.3%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    Data not available for this course
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    39.6%
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Sales Workers
    25%
    Sales Workers
    Labourers
    12.5*%
    Labourers
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

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    na


    Destination
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    Employed or in further study after training (%) 82.6 67 81
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    68.8
    17.4
    51.4
     
    56.8
    22.5*
    34.3*
     
    68.8
    40.5
    27.6
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    19.6
    7.0*
    11.2
     
    -
    -
    -
     
    4.1
    13.9
    16
    Satisfied with the training (%) 88.4 91.1 89.3
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) 69.1 63.2* 65.5
    Received personal benefits from training (%) 96.4 96.3 89.3
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) 81.3 71.9 80.4
    Recommend the training to other (%) 92.4 94.8 92.3

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
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    All Certificate II courses
    Median salary (Full-time) ($) - - na
    Top Occupations (%):
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Sales Workers
    Labourers
     
    39.6
    25
    12.5*
     
    -
    -
    -
     
    28
    21.3
    13.6
    Top Industries (%):
    Accommodation and Food Services
    Retail Trade
    Manufacturing
     
    40
    24.2
    7.4*
     
    -
    -
    -
     
    19.4
    9.9
    9.9

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    Employed after training (%) - 56.1* 87.1
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - - na
    Enrolled in further study (%) - - 32.3
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 83.2 89
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 93.2 84.8

    Employment
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    Employed after training (%) 53.3 - 38.5
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - - na
    Enrolled in further study (%) 38.2 - 38
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 100 89.9
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 58.5* 73.5

    Please Note:
    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
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    Accommodation and Food Services
    40
    Accommodation and Food Services
    Retail Trade
    24.2
    Retail Trade
    Manufacturing
    7.4*
    Manufacturing
    Food Processing

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