Milk Tanker Operator Skill Set

FBPSS00050

Course Length

Part time:

3 months

Cost

Full Fee:

$850.00

Campuses

Online Campus

Shepparton - William Orr

Course Overview

If you’re working as a Milk Tank Operator, this short, accredited course is for you. Codesigned 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 grading, sampling and collecting milk from farms, and safely and hygienically transporting the product to a collection depot for unloading, further transfer and processing.

Give yourself a head start with this course which provides the skills and knowledge needed by the dairy industry, transport companies and processors.

Course Study Units

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

Studying during COVID-19 Restrictions

We've had to make adjustments to how our courses are delivered due to the restrictions imposed by COVID-19. This means that we're currently offering a combination of delivery modes including online and flexible learning and, where we can, on-campus classes with strict social distancing in place.

Course Dates & Times

Online Campus

Accredited course for Milk Tank Operators - Online - Open from 19/07/2021 / 2021

Shepparton - William Orr

Blended - Open from Monday 14th February / 2022

Fee Information

1. Full Fee: $850.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2021 and may change without notice.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

Further details on fees available

Entry Requirements

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

Course Study Units

Core Units
FBPOPR2009 - Load and unload tankers
FBPOPR2014 - Participate in sensory analyses
FBPOPR2066 - Apply sampling procedures
FBPOPR2070 - Apply quality systems and procedures

Course Co-ordinator

Tracey Torney

Attendance & Commitment

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

Educational Support Services

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.

Learning support

A free and confidential service to help you build the foundation skills you need to be successful at TAFE. Improve your english language, maths and/or writing skills; enhance your computer, exam and study skills.

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Library

Our library team are passionate about supporting students to achieve their study goals. They have subject guides, referencing help, and online resources to assist you with you assessments.

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Jobs and study options

Our Skills and Jobs Centres can assist and talk through options for courses, careers, assistance with job applications and more.

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Student Support

Whether you need support with time management, your mental health, grief and loss, a diagnosed disability, financial hardship, or any other challenge life through your way, we are here to help.

Support for personal issues

We have a dedicated team to ensure students have the help they need with personal issues impacting studies such as homelessness, family problems & setting up payment plans.

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Disability support

Get access to the supports and adjustments you need for your disability or medical condition to be successful in your studies.

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Counselling services

We offer free counselling services to help you work through life's challenges including grief and loss, mental health or relationships.

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Learner's Rights

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

Further information is provided at course induction.

Enrolment

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

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.