Certificate II in Food Processing

Secure yourself an Australia-wide qualification in what is expected to become one of Australia's largest growth industries. Our nation's food and grocery processing sector is worth $114 billion and it helps Australians and overseas communities enjoy safe and nutritious food.

Secure yourself an Australia-wide qualification in what is expected to become one of Australia's largest growth industries. Our nation's food and grocery processing sector is worth $114 billion and it helps Australians and overseas communities enjoy safe and nutritious food. Become a part of this important industry through our 12-month traineeship.

This program is for those working within a production or production support role, for example, packaging, machine operations and bottling. It will suit people working in sectors including: 

  • grain processing
  • baking
  • retail baking
  • beverages
  • confectionery
  • dairy processing
  • fruit and vegetables
  • grocery products and supplies
  • poultry.
  • Food processing operator
  • Food and drink factory worker

The course content below provides all possible units related to the course. If the course has various streams, the units you are required to study will depend on your chosen stream.

PARTICIPATE IN OHS PROCESSES
FDFOHS2001A
APPLY QUALITY SYSTEMS AND PROCEDURES
FDFOP2063A
PROVIDE AND APPLY WORKPLACE INFORMATION
FDFOP2064A
PARTICIPATE IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES
MSMENV272
WORK EFFECTIVELY IN THE FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY
FBPOPR2001
WORK EFFECTIVELY IN THE FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY
FBPOPR2023
IMPLEMENT THE FOOD SAFETY PROGRAM AND PROCEDURES
FDFFS2001A
CARRY OUT MANUAL HANDLING TASKS
FDFOP1003A
CLEAN AND SANITISE EQUIPMENT
FDFOP2004A
WORK IN A SOCIALLY DIVERSE ENVIRONMENT
FDFOP2005A
CONDUCT ROUTINE MAINTENANCE
FDFOP2011A
USE NUMERICAL APPLICATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE
FDFOP2061A
PARTICIPATE IN WORK TEAMS AND GROUPS
FDFPPL2001A

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our TAFE application page for further information.

For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: LKL

National course code: FBP20117

Entry requirements (year 12)

Entry requirements (non year 12)

You must be employed as a trainee in the food processing industry.

An average of 8 hours per week.

Fees are subject to change annually.

Fees are payable at the time of enrolment. In addition your program may require you to purchase books and materials. Some of these costs may be payable on enrolment day.

For further information regarding these costs, please view 2020 Indicative Course Fees (pdf, 756kb) for tuition and materials fees payable to FedUni.  

Indicative government-subsidised and full-fee course fees are shown on this document, and should be read in conjunction with the information on the TAFE fees website.

Eligible applicants/students accessing government-subsidised training under the 'Skills First Program' need to be aware enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

For further information please refer to the Fees, charges and eligibility on the TAFE fees website.
 

2020 TAFE Eligibility Exemptions

 

You could be eligible for government subsidised study at Federation University Australia through the TAFE eligibility exemptions. 

If you have been deemed ineligible for a government subsidised place because you have a higher qualification or have commenced two qualifications at the same level you may be eligible to enrol in a government subsidised place with a TAFE eligibility exemption. Please refer to the TAFE fees website or contact the course coordinator
 

Please note: A limited number of TAFE eligibility exemptions are available so contact us now to secure your place for 2020.

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact Federation University on 1800 333 864.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D.
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909.

 

 

School department

Federation TAFE

Course coordinator

Sharon Cini