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FDF30111 Certificate III in Food Processing

FDF30111 Certificate III in Food Processing

FDF30111  Certificate III in Food Processing, 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 and other modified beverages such as vitamin and antioxidant beverages, 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
Potential Careers

After completing this course you can pursue a career as a:

  • Advanced Packaging Operator (Food Processing)
  • Advanced Production Operator (Food Processing)
  • Food Processing Operator (Grain)
  • Food Processing Technician (Poultry)

Entry Requirements

There are no designated entry requirements for this course.

However preferred pathways into the qualification for candidates considering this qualification include:

      • FDF20111 Certificate II in Food Processing
      • Direct entry
      • Relevant vocational training and/or work experience

Admission Requirements

Student must:

  • Be at least 17 years of age;
  • Have completed Year 10 in the Australian school system or equivalent; and
  • Have language, literacy and numeracy skills equivalent to ASCF Level 2.

If studying via flexible delivery mode, students must also:

  • Have sufficient computer skills to undertake online study; and
  • Have access to a computer, laptop or tablet device with an internet connection.

Course Structure

The FDF30111 Certificate III in Food Processing requires completion of seventeen (17) units made up of: five (5) core units; and twelve (12) elective units. Total units must include a minimum of ten (10) units coded FDF.

Unit Code Unit Title Unit Type
FDFFS2001A Implement the food safety program and procedures Core
FDFFS3001A Monitor the implementation of quality and food safety programs Core
FDFOHS3001A Contribute to OHS processes Core
FDFOP2064A Provide and apply workplace information Core
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Core
FDFOP3004A Operate interrelated processes in a packaging system Elective (Group A)
FDFOP2061A Use numerical applications in the workplace Elective (Group B)
FDFOP3002A Set up a production or packaging line for operation Elective (Group B)
FDFPPL3001A Participate in improvement processes Elective (Group B)
FDFPPL3002A Report on workplace performance Elective (Group B)
FDFPPL3003A Support and mentor individuals and groups Elective (Group B)
FDFPPL3004A Lead work teams and groups Elective (Group B)
FDFPPL3006A Establish compliance requirements for work area Elective (Group B)
MSS402050A Monitor process capability Elective (Group C)
FDFOHS2001A Participate in OHS processes Elective (Group C)
MSS403002A Ensure process improvements are sustained Elective (Group C)
MSS402040A Apply 5S procedures Elective (Group C)

The elective selection for each course program must include:

  • One (1) Group A unit; and
  • Six (6) Group B units.

The five (5) remaining elective units may be selected from:

  • Group A;
  • Group B;
  • Three (3) Group C units;
  • Units packaged in Group A in the Certificate II in Food Processing;
  • Three (3) units packaged in the Certificate IV in Food Processing; or
  • Three (3) units from any nationally endorsed Training Package or accredited course that are packaged in Certificate I (1 unit), Certificate II (2 units) or Certificate III (3 units).

Elective units selected provide a vocational focus for the qualification and are relevant to the qualification level, job role, work outcomes and local industry needs.

The course unit selection represents a reduced suite of elective unit options that have been selected and approved for delivery by Formation Training – this may not include the full elective unit suite of options available under the national qualification packaging rules.


The recommended study pathways for process worker stream and process supervisor stream are as follows.

It is noted that students studying on traineeship arrangements will have program schedules planned over the duration of their traineeship period, as documented in the individual student’s training plan.

Course Schedule – Process Worker Stream

  • FDFFS2001A Implement the food safety program and procedures
  • FDFOHS3001A Contribute to OHS processes
  • FDFOHS2001A Participate in OHS processes
  • MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • FDFFS3001A Monitor the implementation of quality and food safety programs
  • FDFOP2061A Use numerical applications in the workplace
  • FDFPPL3003A Support and mentor individuals and groups
  • FDFPPL3004A Lead work teams and groups
  • FDFOP2064A Provide and apply workplace information
  • BSBWRT301A Write simple documents
  • FDFOP3004A Operate interrelated processes in a packaging system
  • FDFOP3002A Set up a production or packaging line for operation
  • BSBCUS301B Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • TLIA3016A Use inventory systems to organise stock control
  • TLIA3015A Complete receival/despatch documentation
  • TLIA3018A Organise despatch operations
  • TLIA3019A Organise receival operations

Course Schedule – Process Supervisor Stream

  • FDFFS2001A Implement the food safety program and procedures
  • FDFOHS3001A Contribute to OHS processes
  • FDFOHS2001A Participate in OHS processes
  • MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • FDFFS3001A Monitor the implementation of quality and food safety programs
  • FDFOP2061A Use numerical applications in the workplace
  • FDFPPL3006A Establish compliance requirements for work area
  • FDFPPL3003A Support and mentor individuals and groups
  • FDFPPL3004A Lead work teams and groups
  • FDFOP2064A Provide and apply workplace information
  • BSBWRT301A Write simple documents
  • FDFPPL3001A Participate in improvement processes
  • FDFPPL3002A Report on workplace performance
  • FDFOP3004A Operate interrelated processes in a packaging system
  • FDFOP3002A Set up a production or packaging line for operatio
  • BSBCUS301B Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • TLIA3016A Use inventory systems to organise stock control

Duration

Total course nominal hours, depending on the state jurisdiction of delivery and elective units selected, are 660 hours.

The course can be delivered over a range of course durations, depending on the needs and characteristics of the student and their employer where relevant.

  • The standard course duration is 9 months full time.
  • The standard course duration for full time traineeships is 24 months.

Students may complete the program earlier than these timelines through achievement of RPL or credit transfer arrangements.

Fees

Please Contact Formation Training’s Administration Officer for Course Cost Detail:

Phone: 1300 889 134

Email: info@formationtraining.edu.au


Funding for this qualification is available for eligible students through the Certificate 3 Guarantee Program, a subsidised training program offered by the QLD Government.

Please click here for more information on eligibility.

Related Occupations

The following occupations relate to this qualification.

  • Food And Drink Factory Workers Nec (ANZSCO code: 831199)
    Further information about this occupation can be obtained from Job Outlook
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Labour market information provided by the Department of Employment.

Occupation Description
Advanced Food and Drink Packaging Operator Advanced Food and Drink Packaging Operators are responsible for controlling a range of factory packaging operations such as high-speed wrapping, case packing, and packaging lines. They may also supervise or mentor less experienced workers.
Advanced Food and Drink Production Operator Advanced Food and Drink Production Operators oversee the operation of machinery in a factory that makes or processes a range of foods or drinks.

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