FBP30117 Certificate III in Food Processing

COURSE CONTENT

The Certificate III in Food Processing targets those performing production related roles that require an application of industry specific skills and knowledge, including some technical and problem solving ability. This qualification caters for multi-skilled outcomes and roles that include team leader functions within the production environment.

This is a general qualification for the food processing, packaging and storage industry. This qualification covers a range of food processing industries, such as:

  • Grain processing (including stock feed, animal feeds, milling wheat, barley, oats and flour milling)
  • Beverages (including juices, soft drinks, cordials, aerated and still waters, energy drinks, coffee, tea and ice)
  • 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

Job Roles

The Certificate III in Food Processing targets those performing production related roles that require an application of industry specific skills and knowledge, including some technical and problem solving ability. This qualification caters for multi-skilled outcomes and roles that include team leader functions within the production environment.

There are no pre-requisites to this qualification, provided the student can demonstrate the academic capacity to undertake training.


STANDARD UNIT OUTLINE

CORE UNITS

  • 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
  • MSMENV272 - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Group A ELECTIVE UNITS

  • FDFOP3004A - Operate interrelated processes in a packaging system

Group B ELECTIVE UNITS

  • FBPPPL3002 - Establish compliance requirements for work area
  • FDFOP3002A - Set up a production or packaging line for operation
  • FDFOP2061A - Use numerical applications in the workplace
  • TLIA3015 - Complete receival/despatch documentation
  • TLIA3018 - Organise despatch operations
  • TLIA3019 - Organise receival operations
  • TLIA3039 - Receive and store stock

Other ELECTIVE UNITS

  • FBPOPR2001 - Work effectively in the food processing industry
  • FDFOP2004A - Clean and sanitise equipment
  • MSS402040 - Apply 5S procedures
  • MSS402051 - Apply quality standards

Clustering

The following sets out how the units of competency making up this qualification are clustered for delivery and assessment. The 17 units of competency in the qualification have been organised into clusters under 6 module areas.

  • Work Safely in the Food Industry
  • Read Analyse and Provide Data
  • Warehouse and Storage Operations
  • Monitor Food Safety Procedures
  • Operating and Maintaining Food Packaging Equipment
  • 5s Approach to Productivity and Waste Management

DELIVERY AND ASSESSMENT

Proactive programs are designed to be flexible, interactive and engaging. Face to face classroom training is complimented with relevant and current theory and practical hands on experience at the workplace or simulated environments.

Organisation

The program combines face-to-face trainer led theory classes, practical sessions involving small groups, individual activities and ‘on the job’ delivery and assessment.

Funding

This program may be provided under Skills First and/or Commonwealth funding to eligible students.

STUDENT COMMITMENT

To achieve this qualification students are required to:

  • Attend 27 days of face to face supervised training that includes observable learning activities including:
    • Roleplay
    • Presentation
    • Group and 1 on 1 sessions
    • General discussion and
    • Assessment
  • Complete 78 days of self-paced unsupervised learning that includes:
    • Reading
    • Research
    • Knowledge checks and
    • Self-Assessment

Self-paced learning will require students to have access to a computer and internet access, and possess digital literacy to enable the completion of several online learning activities.

Students are expected to commit to 27 weeks of training with approximately 14 hours a week to self-paced activities


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