The Certificate II in Food Processing is the recognised qualification to work in a junior role in the Food Processing industry.
This course is designed for people already employed in the Food Processing industry, and is delivered as on-the-job training as a contract arrangement with an enterprise.
You will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for the units you complete.
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.
This course will further your knowledge and capability in Food Processing. Roles you may be eligible for include:
- Production Support
- Food Production
- Packaging Operations
- Machine Operations
After graduating, you might like to undertake further study in the FBP30117 Certificate III in Food Processing.
Course Dates & Times
Werribee - Research Close
GMP: Starts Wed 1st July, 8 Weeks Part Time / 2020
Milk Tanker Operators: Starts Wed 1st July, 6 Months, Part Time / 2020
Enterprise: Starts Monday 3rd Aug, 12 Month's Part Time / 2020
Enterprise Multi Workplace: Starts Mon 3rd Aug, 12 Month's Part Time / 2020
Enterprise Flexible Delivery: Starts Wed 1st July, 12 Month's Part Time / 2020
Detailed Fee Information
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 2020 and may change without notice.
Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.
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
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.
All students are required to pay an annual Student Services Fee (SSF) of $70.00. The Student Services Fee contributes to the provision of student engagement, learning and support services. SSF does not apply to short course participants.
Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.
GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:
- Attend an interview
- Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course
- Be assessed to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course
Course Study Units
Assessments methods may include:
- Practical demonstration
- Verbal questions
- Written assessments
Attendance & Commitment
It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions.
You are encouraged to attend all face-to-face sessions and scheduled appointments with the Trainer and Assessor.
Students are required to attend all scheduled classes which will occur in the workplace. This program does not provide, or include, industry placement.
Where to From Here
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.
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.
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
- employment information
- activities etc.
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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