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.
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
Enterprise, Flexible Delivery, Starts 15th July - 8am-4pm /2019
Milk Tanker Operators (Transport), Flex Learning, Start 15th July, 8am-4pm /2019
Pasteuriser(Ice Cream), Flexible Learning, Starts 15th July, 8am-4pm /2019
Machine Operator (Advanced) - Flexible Learning, Starts 15th July, 8am-4pm /2019
Machine Operator (Standard) - Flexible Learning, Starts 15th July, 8am-4pm /2019
Milk Tanker Operators: Starts Mon 13th Jan, 6 Months, Part Time / 2020
Enterprise: Starts Monday 13th Jan, 12 Month's Part Time / 2020
Enterprise Multi Workplace: Starts Monday 13th Jan, 12 Month's Part Time / 2020
Enterprise Flexible Delivery: Starts Mon 13th Jan, 12 Month's Part Time / 2020
GMP: Starts Mon 13th Jan, 8 Weeks Part Time / 2020
GMP: Starts Mon 13th Jan, 8 Weeks Part Time / 2020
Milk Tanker Operators: Starts Wed 1st July, 6 Months, Part Time / 2020
Enterprise: Starts Wednesday 1st July, 12 Month's Part Time / 2020
Enterprise Multi Workplace: Starts Wed 1st July, 12 Month's Part Time / 2020
Enterprise Flexible Delivery: Starts Wed 1st July, 12 Month's Part Time / 2020
All applicants fall under one of the following:
To be elegible for a government subsidy you must:
- Be an Australian citizen; or
- A new holder of a permanent visa; or
- A New Zealand citizen
All applicants are liable for the following costs:
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 2019 and may change without notice. 2020 fees are yet to be published.
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.
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
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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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