The Barossa Wine School

Thank you for your interest in the Barossa Wine School that RDA Barossa and TAFE SA is delivering with funding from the Department of State Development's Jobs First WorkReady grant program.  We are really excited about the opportunities that this program presents. Fully industry supported and strongly linked with many employing businesses in the region!


What: Delivering units one and two of the Barossa Wine School 


-         Barossa Wine School level 1 & 2. An intensive wine appreciation course with a focus on local wines

          •    Level 1: Barossa Enthusiast - An introduction to viticulture and wine making in the Barossa,             experience 6 wines, including a ‘Rare & Distinguished’ wine from the region.

          •    Level 2: Barossa Specialist - A comprehensive program exploring the variety of grapes             and wine styles in the Barossa, supported by exploring 24 wines.

-         Evaluate wines accreditation

-         Customer service accreditation

-         Site tour of a winery with a winemaker to understand the process of wine making

-         Regional knowledge – the Barossa Story, where to source regional information to provide to guests,          importance of keeping up to date knowledge of regional events. Inspiring the participant to get              to know their own region




15th November

10am – 2pm

16th November

10am – 2pm

20th November

9am – 12pm

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

28th November

10am – 2pm



Where: Barossa Tafe SA campus, Old Kapunda Rd, Nuriootpa SA 5355

             Yalumba, 40 Eden Valley Rd, Angaston SA 5353


Who: If you are already in the wine industry working less than 17 hours a week on average and are looking to fine tune your skills and increase your working hours, OR if you are looking to enter the wine industry workforce for the first time - this training program is for you!


Cost: $30 per person. To be paid before training commences


How: To apply for this training opportunity, please ensure you include the following and send to by 10 November 2017


-         A cover letter, including: who you are, some experience (if any), outline your enthusiasm for                     the industry and why you want to undertake this training program.

-         A current resume

-         Commencement Form (we will need the original signed form)

For all enquiries please contact Meagan Stapleton on 8563 3603 or

If you need some assistance with your covering letter and resume, please contact Angie Kruger or Shari Chambers 8563 3603 who are the Career Coaches with the Barossa Career Service.