AHC51516 Diploma of Viticulture

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Course description

A Diploma of Viticulture AHC51516 is great for farm managers needing specialised skills in wine growing and grape production plus business administration. During the course students will develop a grape production plan while learning how to diagnose plant health problems and monitor and manage soils for production.

The Diploma of Viticulture AHC51516 is a nationally recognised training qualification and part of the official Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package.

Nationally recognised

Average duration

24 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Winemaker$1,440 weekly pay
Vineyard Manager$1,350 weekly pay
Cellar Door Manager$1,150 weekly pay
Vineyard Hand$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Agricultural Manager$1,600 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the AHC51516 Diploma of Viticulture. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the AHC51516 Diploma of Viticulture such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

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