Certificate III in Food Processing
Food Processing course details
Course description and aims
Before you can enrol in this course you must contact the campus or campuses of
your choice for details of information sessions and other procedures that may
apply. Compulsory attendance at an information session may apply.
This course is for trainees working in the food processing industry who want
to gain skills in the operations and practices relevant to their workplace.
By completing this course you will develop skills and knowledge to enable you to
work safely and efficiently in running food manufacturing processes, to assist
others in their work and/or supervise others. You will also learn how to monitor
the implementation of a food safety and quality program as well as monitor
work health and safety systems and procedures.
Food processing industry sectors include:
- grain processing for stock feed, animal feed, milling wheat, barley,
oats and flour milling
- baking including large scale production of cakes, pastry, bread, biscuits
and plant baking
- retail baking
- 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
- dairy processing
- fruit and vegetables
- grocery products and supplies including, honey, jams, spreads, sauces,
dressings, condiments, spices, edible oils and fats and pasta
Enrolment in this course is subject to appropriate partnership arrangements
being negotiated between relevant enterprises and TAFE NSW.
Course outcomes and careers
Enrol at any location
Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.
Wednesday 13 September 2017 from 17:30 to 19:00, Ultimo Campus, Building F, Level 7, Room 7.25.
You will need to attend approximately 4 to 8 hours of class a week over 2 days per week. Your timetable will be given out during orientation week.
To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled
GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)
Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).
Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.
PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE
Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges
Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance
You will need to purchase a laboratory coat ($20-25), safety goggles ($10-$15) and a scientific calculator ($20-$25), permanent marker ($2) and need to wear fully covered, low heeled shoes. RECOGNITION
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition.
|Number||Subject name||Nominal hours|
|FDFOP2004A||Clean and sanitise equipment||30|
|FDFOHS3001A||Contribute to OHS processes||60|
|FDFOP2071A||Identify key stages and beer production equipment in a brewery||30|
|FDFFS2001A||Implement the food safety program and procedures||80|
|FDFFS3001A||Monitor the implementation of quality and food safety programs||100|
|FDFOP2072A||Operate a beer filling process||40|
|FDFOP2069A||Operate a beer filtration process||40|
|FDFOP2068A||Operate a beer maturation process||40|
|FDFOP2073A||Operate a beer packaging process||40|
|FDFOP2067A||Operate a brewery fermentation process||50|
|FDFOP2070A||Operate a bright beer tank process||30|
|FDFOP2066A||Operate a wort production process||50|
|FDFOP3003A||Operate interrelated processes in a production system||60|
|MSL973001||Perform basic tests||60|
|FDFOP2074A||Prepare and monitor beer yeast propagation processes||50|
|FDFOP2064A||Provide and apply workplace information||30|