Certificate II in Wine Industry Operations

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Do you have a passion for the wine industry? Hospitality Training Australia offers students the opportunity to grasp industry standard skills in cellar operations, bottling and packaging along with practical skills required working in a café or restaurant.

Course Summary

Nationally Accredited Training

Our Certificate II in Wine Industry Operations is nationally accredited and recognised throughout Australia.

Government Funded

This course is funded under the Skills for Victoria program. Eligible students can enrol for just $200.

Easy to Manage

Manage your day to day commitments easily with our flexible two day per week study load.

Students enrolling in this course complete two days per week over a 12 week period at our Melbourne Training Centre, situated in the heart of the Melbourne CBD. 


Course Information

Current intake is full, please contact admissions for next intake or a link for the next intake.

Current Intakes

Current intake is full, please contact admissions for next intake or a link for the next intake.


Melbourne Training Centre
Level 6, 250 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Phone: 1300 659 557
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Trainer Profiles

Jeanne is a career chef who holds a TAA40104 Training & Assessment qualification and has over 20 years experience within the hospitality and catering industry. Jeanne loves her students and takes great pride in getting quality results from their input.
Raelene has had the joy of running every aspect of her successful 7 days a week fully licensed café that could seat 100 people, for 9yrs. Instructing staff, perfecting her cooking skills and learning about accounting has paved the way for her next adventure.  Raelene completed her Certificate I...
Tracey’s role at HTA is to deliver short courses, certificate & diploma courses and onsites in both cookery & food & beverage. Tracey’s has enjoyed a hospitality career span over 25 years commencing when she was still completing her Secondary Schooling. Her scope of employmen...
Jonathan holds a TAE40110 Training & Assessment qualification and working with children certificate. He has over 5 years of Hospitality Management experience both in Australia and his native country India. 
Mirco has enjoyed a hospitality career span over three decades. European trained, he has worked in international hotels and resorts both in Europe and Australia. He has held various positions in Food and Beverage Management; Maître d'hôtel, Restaurant Manager, Banquets Manager and Food & Bev...
Jonathon holds a TAE40110 and is a passionate hospitality professional with over 20 years of experience within the hospitality sector including chef to hotel management. He is passionate about educating the hospitality professionals of the future. 
Haley Gunn is an energetic and highly motivated customer service professional with extensive experience in the food service industry. Her expertise lies in working in fine dining restaurants performing all roles with top-quality service with over 10 years experience in front of house roles. Sh...
Daniela Durik holds a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment as well as a Diploma in Hospitality Management. She has 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry, including 2 years experience as a Barista Trainer at Retail Food Group and is the co-owner of Ditzy Dani's Ca...
Giovanni Raggi holds an Italian Diploma in Hospitality and Commercial Cookery and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. He has more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry and performed a wide variety of roles both in Europe and Australia including working in luxury hotels, as...
Dean Miller joined Hospitality Training Australia in 2009 as the head chef of Schӧn Training Restaurant. With 15 years of industry experience, Dean has worked in a variety of successful commercial establishments holding positions as head chef, sous chef and chef de partie. Dean also gained experienc...
Kevin has been involved in the Vocation Education and Training industry for over twenty years and the emergency management field for over fifteen years. Kevin has extensive experience in the managing and delivery of training to public, private and government organizations, previously as Head of Depa...

Course Cost

Government Funding - Skills for Victoria

Students can enrol in our Certificate II in Wine Industry Operations course for just $200. Eligibility critera and further concessions apply.


Eligible students can complete our Certificate II in Wine Industry Operations for $200 under the Skills for Victoria program. 

To find out if you're eligible for the Skills for Victoria program, complete our eligibility test:


Concessions are available with this course. Health Care card holders that meet the eligibility criteria for Skills for Victoria funding will only have to pay $40 to complete this course. 


Course Outline

Course Structure

Our Certificate II in Wine Industry Operations is delivered over a period of 12 weeks. Training is completed face to face and is comprised of both theory and practical training. 

  • Two days per week
  • 12 weeks in duration
  • Face to face training

Course Intakes

To find an intake and course schedule that suits you, select one from the Course Intakes table above

Age Restrictions

This course involves working with alcohol. Students must be over the age of 18 on the day of course commencement. 

Units of Competency

Our Certificate II in Wine Industry Operations is comprised of the following nationally accredited units of competency:


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
SITXOHS002A Follow workplace hygiene procedures
SITHFAB003A Serve food and beverage to customers*
SITHFAB011A Develop and update food and beverage knowledge
SITHFAB009A Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB012B Prepare and serve espresso coffee
FDFCD2003A Evaluate wines (standard)
FDFCD2005A Sell cellar door products and services *
TLIA3039A Receive and store stock
SIRXCCS202 Interact with customers
SITXCOM001A Work with colleagues and customers
FDFOP2005A Work in a socially diverse environment


Intended Job Outcomes

Our Certificate II in Wine Industry Operations offers students an opportunity to grasp a set of in-demand skills sought after by the wine industry.

Skill Areas

This course focuses on providing students with industry standard skills.

  • Wine knowledge - Understanding the history and breakdown of wine types is an important part of working in the industry
  • Packaging and bottling - Students grasp an in-depth understanding of packaging and bottling processes
  • Service - This course covers a broad understanding of the service cycle and practical skills required for working in a restaurant or café
  • Cellar operations - Students completing this course grasp a firm understanding of the storage and maintenance requirements for wine cellars


Our ambitious graduates are able to assume roles such as:

  • Sommelier 
  • Waiter
  • Bar attendant
  • Cellar attendant
  • Winery worker
  • Food process worker