NCEA L3 Wine Cellar Operations

WCO3
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss R. Kane

Recommended Prior Learning

No prior learning is required but an interest in Wine Production would be beneficial.


NZ School of Winegrowing Wine Cellar Operations is a full-year course. Students are expected to go to NMIT one day per week on a Trades course in which, over a 2 year period they will work towards a Level 3 Certificate in Cellar Operations. Students will also be expected to participate in a Vintage. 

During their classes at school, students will design a product around wine and wine production. The student will need to follow the design process in developing a more complex outcome, with ongoing feedback from real-world stakeholders, in order to develop a more refined outcome.

Students will also learn about Tourism in New Zealand and how it relates to the Wine Industry. 


 



Course Overview

Term 1
Students will attend NMIT one day per week as part of the Trades Academy. This will work towards a Certificate in Cellar Operations Level 3.
During class time, students will investigate an opportunity or need for a grape-themed outcome in consultation with stakeholders.

Term 2
Students will attend NMIT one day per week as part of the Trades Academy. This will work towards a Certificate in Cellar Operations Level 3.
During class time, students will investigate an opportunity or need for a grape-themed outcome in consultation with stakeholders.

Term 3
Students will continue to work on their grape-themed product and design a suitable outcome. They will also learn about Tourism in New Zealand and Australia and how it relates to the Wine Industry.

Learning Areas:

NCEA Level 3, Science - PÅ«taiao



Career Pathways

Brewer, Crop Worker, Crop Farmer/Manager, Food and Beverage Factory Worker, Winemaker, Viticulturist

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students will need a 1B5 book.