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)
Fruit and vegetables
Grocery products and supplies (including honey, jams, spreads, sauces, dressings, condiments, spices, edible oils and fats and pasta)
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.
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:
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)
|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.
|FDFOP3003A||Operate interrelated processes in a production system|
|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|
|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)|
• 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;
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.
• 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.