FDF30111 Certificate III in Food Processing 

Course overview
Course structure

Course overview

Description

FDF30111 Certificate III in Food Processing is mid level qualification for those looking to work in a food processing industry or those who are already employed in the industry and require additional skills and knowledge. This course caters for multi-skilled outcomes and roles that include team leader functions within the production environment. This course covers a range of food processing industries such as:

  • Grain processing
  • Beverages
  • Confectionery
  • Dairy processing
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Grocery products and supplies (including honey, jams, spreads, sauces, dressings, condiments, spices, edible oils and fats and pasta)
  • Poultry

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding.

Entry requirements

All students wishing to enrol in this course are required to undertake a simple pre-training review and study skills assessment to determine language, literacy and numeracy levels to allow us to adequately support each student throughout their studies and to ensure only the most suitable and appropriate course if recommended. Many units in this qualification assume a basic level of mathematics equivalent to a school sector Year 10 standard. If a student does not possess this level of mathematics then the unit FDFOP2061A Use numerical applications in the workplace should be selected as part of this qualification.

Training and assessment

This course is delivered in the workplace by experienced industry current trainers and assessors and maybe be undertaken as part of a Traineeship. Students are provided with engaging content, practical demonstrations and real life work experiences to ensure that once student successfully completes this course, they are job ready.

Students competency is determined using a range of assessment tools, including:

  • Written and verbal questions
  • Practical observations by qualified assessor
  • Projects
  • Supervisors report
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)

RPL is a process where a student may be granted credit or partial credit towards a qualification in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or formal training. National Food Institute offers all students the opportunity to apply for Skills Recognition at enrolment in the course.

CT is a process where a student is given credit toward their course for units of competency they have already achieved.

Pathways

Pathway into the qualification

Pathways into the qualification Pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:

  • FDF20111 Certificate II in Food Processing
  • direct entry
  • relevant vocational training and/or work experience

Pathway from the qualification

After achieving this qualification, students may undertake the FDF40110 Certificate IV in Food Processing or other food processing related qualifications or any other suitable qualification.

Duration

This course may take up to 24 months to complete. The actual duration is dependent on rate of completion by each student and specific program requirements.

Course structure

FDF30111 Certificate III in Food Processing requires successful completion of 17 units of competency:

Core Units of Competency
  • FDFFS2001A Implement the food safety program and procedures
  • FDFFS3001A Monitor the implementation of quality and food safety programs *
  • FDFOHS3001A Contribute to OHS processes
  • FDFOP2064A Provide and apply workplace information
  • MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Elective Units of Competency
  • FDFOHS2001A Participate in OHS processes
  • FDFOP1003A Carry out manual handling tasks
  • FDFOP2063A Apply quality systems and procedures
  • FDFPPL3001A Participate in improvement processes
  • FDFOP3001A Control contaminants and allergens int he workplace
  • FDFPPL3006A Establish compliance requirements for work area
  • TLIA3015A Complete receival/despatch documentation
  • TLIA3039A Receive and store stock
  • FDFOP2061A Use numerical applications in the workplace
  • FDFOP2004A Clean and sanitise equipment
  • TLIA3026A Monitor storage facilities

* This unit requires completion of pre-requisite unit FDFFS2001A Implement the food safety program and procedures

 

At National Food Institute, we proud ourselves on providing relevant training to each student and where required, other elective units of competency may be selected by the student. Our experienced trainer will discuss student needs with each student to determine what units are most relevant and an individual training plan will be developed.

Many units in this qualification assume a basic level of mathematics equivalent to a school sector Year 10 standard. If a student does not possess this level of mathematics then the unit FDFOP2061A Use numerical applications in the workplace should be selected as part of this qualification.

For more information

Call: (03) 9850 7546

E-mail: info@nationalfoodinstitute.com.au