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Certificate II in Food Processing

FBP20117

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Certificate II in Food Processing – FBP20117

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Course Overview

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.

Career Pathways

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

Further Study

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

Fee Information

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

1. Subsidised Trainee
$1,512.00
2. Subsidised Trainee (Concession)
$302.00

All applicants are liable for the following costs:

Course Materials
$540.00

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 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
  • 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.

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
Core Units
FDFOHS2001A
Participate In OHS Processes
FDFOP2063A
Apply quality systems and procedures
FDFOP2064A
Provide and apply workplace information
MSMENV272
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Elective Units
FBPBPG2004
Operate the palletising process
FBPDPR2004
Operate a cooling and hardening process
FBPOPR1010
Carry out manual handling tasks
FBPOPR2007
Work in a freezer storage area
FBPOPR2008
Operate a bulk liquid transfer process
FBPOPR2014
Participate in sensory analyses
FBPOPR2018
Operate a case packing process
FBPOPR2020
Operate a form, fill and seal process
FBPOPR2021
Operate a fill and seal process
FBPOPR2027
Dispense non-bulk ingredients
FBPOPR2028
Operate a mixing or blending process
FBPOPR2034
Operate an evaporation process
FBPOPR2040
Operate a heat treatment process
FBPOPR2042
Operate a drying process
FBPOPR2043
Operate an homogenising process
FBPOPR2045
Operate pumping equipment
FBPOPR2046
Operate a production process
FBPOPR2050
Operate a separation process
FBPOPR2057
Operate a membrane process
FBPOPR2059
Operate a continuous freezing process
FDFFS2001A
Implement the food safety program and procedures
FDFOP2003A
Clean equipment in place
FDFOP2004A
Clean and sanitise equipment
FDFOP2011A
Conduct routine maintenance
FDFOP2013A
Apply sampling procedures
FDFOP2030A
Operate a process control interface
FDFOP2061A
Use numerical applications in the workplace
FDFOP3002A
Set up a production or packaging line for operation
MSMSUP390
Use structured problem-solving tools
MSS402080
Undertake root cause analysis

Assessments methods may include:

  • Practical demonstration
  • Verbal questions
  • Written assessments

Ian Carkeek

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.

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 click Enquire Now.

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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