FDF30111 - Certificate III in Food Processing

Certificate-III-in-Food-Processing
Course Code : FDF30111

Modes of Delivery

Workplace Based

Course Duration

1 year full time

FDF30111 – Certificate III in Food Processing

Description & Job Roles
The FDF30111 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.

The FDF30111 Certificate III in Food Processing qualification is suitable for individuals who are performing production related roles that require an application of industry specific skills and knowledge, including some technical and problem solving ability. The Certificate III in Food Processing FDF30111 qualification caters for multi skilled outcomes and roles that include team leader functions within the production environment.

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

Pathways 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

Pathways & Outcomes from the qualification
After achieving this qualification, candidates may undertake the FDF40110 Certificate IV in Food Processing or FDF41007 Certificate IV in Food Safety Auditing, other food processing related qualifications or any other suitable qualification.

Course Structure

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.

Elective selection must include:

One (1) Group A unit

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

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)

Core Units

Core Units (5)
FDFFS2001A Implement the food safety program and procedures
FDFFS3001A Monitor the implementation of quality and food safety program
FDFOHS3001A Contribute to OHS processes
FDFOP2064A Provide and apply workplace information
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.

Elective Units

Group A Electives (1)
FDFOP3003A Operate interrelated processes in a production system
Group B Electives (6)
FDFOP2061A Use numerical applications in the workplace
FDFPPL3001A Participate in improvement processes
FDFPPL3004A Lead work teams and groups
TLIA3015A Complete receival/despatch documentation
TLIA3016A Use inventory systems to organise stock control
TLIA3039A Receive and store stock
Remaining Electives (5)
FDFTEC3001A Participate in HACCP team (Group B)
FDFOP2063A Apply quality systems and procedures (Group C)
FDFOHS2001A Participate in OHS processes (Group C)
MEM13003B Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials (Group B)
HLTAID003 Provide first aid (Group C)

Entry Requirements
Applicants must:
• Be 18 years and above;
• Have English Proficiency of IELTS 5.5 / ESOS 4 or equivalent
• have satisfactorily completed a minimum of year 9 or equivalent;
• be sufficiently proficient in English to be able to work successfully in potentially highly regulated environments;

Assessment Methods
The following methods will be used to determine the achievement of competence. The customisation and flexibility of the methods for assessment aim to address specific needs and learning situations.

• Observation
• Demonstration
• Projects & presentations
• Port folios
• Quiz – Q & A
• Role play

Requirements to Receive the Qualification
Students are required to successfully complete all units of competence to be awarded this qualification.