Certificate III in Food Processing

The food processing industry is expected to become a major growth area in Australia in coming years. Secure your place in this multi-billion dollar sector with our workplace-based training program.
Ballarat - Gillies St
Location
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
Ballarat - Gillies St
Semester 1
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Semester 2
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Other intakes
Ongoing enrolments after sign up with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN)
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Length
24 Months
Qualification Code
FBP30117

The food processing industry is expected to become a major growth area in Australia in coming years. Secure your place in this multi-billion dollar sector with our workplace-based training program. You'll set yourself up for production related roles that require the application of industry specific skills and knowledge across a range of processes, including some technical and problem solving ability. You will become a multi-skilled worker ready to take on team leadership roles within the production environment. Once you finish your certificate, you'll be ready to work in the grain processing, poultry, dairy, beverage, confectionery, fruit & vegetable and grocery products sectors.

  • Food processing operator
  • Food and drink factory worker
  • Team leader in food processing
  • Leading hand in food processing

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.

IMPLEMENT THE FOOD SAFETY PROGRAM AND PROCEDURES
FDFFS2001A
MONITOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF QUALITY AND FOOD SAFETY PROGRAMS
FDFFS3001A
CONTRIBUTE TO OHS PROCESSES
FDFOHS3001A
PROVIDE AND APPLY WORKPLACE INFORMATION
FDFOP2064A
PARTICIPATE IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES
MSMENV272
WRITE SIMPLE DOCUMENTS
BSBWRT301
IDENTIFY KEY STAGES AND BEER PRODUCTION EQUIPMENT IN A BREWERY
FBPOPR2011
OPERATE A BRIGHT BEER TANK PROCESS
FBPOPR2013
OPERATE A BEER FILTRATION PROCESS
FBPOPR2015
OPERATE A BEER MATURATION PROCESS
FBPOPR2016
OPERATE A CASE PACKING PROCESS
FBPOPR2018
OPERATE A HIGH SPEED WRAPPING PROCESS
FBPOPR2022
OPERATE A BREWERY FERMENTATION PROCESS
FBPOPR2030
OPERATE A DRYING PROCESS
FBPOPR2042
OPERATE A PRODUCTION PROCESS
FBPOPR2046
OPERATE A WORT PRODUCTION PROCESS
FBPOPR2061
CLEAN EQUIPMENT IN PLACE
FBPOPR2063
CLEAN AND SANITISE EQUIPMENT
FBPOPR2064
CONDUCT ROUTINE MAINTENANCE
FBPOPR2065
CONTROL CONTAMINANTS AND ALLERGENS IN THE WORKPLACE
FBPOPR3001
PARTICIPATE IN WORK TEAMS AND GROUPS
FBPPPL2001
SUPPORT AND MENTOR INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS
FBPPPL3001
CLEAN AND SANITISE EQUIPMENT
FDFOP2004A
USE NUMERICAL APPLICATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE
FDFOP2061A
SET UP A PRODUCTION OR PACKAGING LINE FOR OPERATION
FDFOP3002A
OPERATE INTERRELATED PROCESSES IN A PRODUCTION SYSTEM
FDFOP3003A
PARTICIPATE IN WORK TEAMS AND GROUPS
FDFPPL2001A
PARTICIPATE IN IMPROVEMENT PROCESSES
FDFPPL3001A
REPORT ON WORKPLACE PERFORMANCE
FDFPPL3002A
LEAD WORK TEAMS AND GROUPS
FDFPPL3004A
PARTICIPATE IN A HACCP TEAM
FDFTEC3001A
PERFORM BASIC TESTS
MSL973001
IDENTIFY EQUIPMENT FAULTS
MSMSUP303
USE STRUCTURED PROBLEM-SOLVING TOOLS
MSMSUP390

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: LKM

National course code: FBP30117

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