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Milk Tank Operators Short Course


From Certificate II in Food Processing - FBP20117

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Milk Tank Operators Short Course – SA2MITOP20

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Course Overview

If you’re working as a Milk Tank Operator, this short accredited course is for you.

Co-designed as a partnership between Dairy Australia, milk processors, milk transport companies and GOTAFE, the course will train you in the skills needed to meet good safety and quality system requirements in your job. In turn, this will support your role in collecting milk from farms, and safely and hygienically transporting the product to a collection depot for unloading and further processing.

Course Study Units

FDFOPR2070 Apply quality systems and procedures
FDFOPR2066 Apply sampling procedures
FBPOPR2009 Load and unload tankers
FBPOPR2014 Participate in sensory analyses

Course Dates & Times

Online Campus

Online, Start Mon 13th Jul - Fri 2nd Oct, Self Paced inc w/place assessment/2020

Online, Start Mon 14th Sep - Fri 4th Dec, Self Paced inc w/place assessment/2020

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements

Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course

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You are required to attend online classes and practical/sensory analysis as scheduled by your trainer. The sensory analysis and practical observation will be undertaken onsite

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or submit an enquiry through our website now and one of the team will be in touch.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.

Learn more about support services

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.

Further information is provided at course induction.

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

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