Certificate II in Food Processing

FBP20117

Course Length

Full time:

Various

Cost

Subsidised Standard:

$1,674.00

Subsidised Standard (Concession):

$335.00

Full Fee:

$2,160.00

Course Materials:

$135.00

Student Services Fees (per year):

$70.00

Campuses

Werribee - Research Close

Delivery Mode

Industry Based Training

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.

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.

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

GMP: Starts Wed 1st July, 8 Weeks 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

Milk Tanker Operators: Starts Wed 1st July, 6 Months, Part Time / 2020

Fee Information

1. Subsidised Standard: $1,674.00

2. Subsidised Standard (Concession): $335.00

3. Full Fee: $2,160.00

Course Materials: $135.00

Student Services Fees (per year): $70.00

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.

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.

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.

Further details on fees available

Entry Requirements

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

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
FBPOPR2009 - Load and unload tankers
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
FBPOPR3004 - Set up a production or packaging line for operation
FBPPPL3005 - Participate in an audit 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
MSMSUP390 - Use structured problem-solving tools
MSS402080 - Undertake root cause analysis

Assessment Methods

Assessments methods may include:

  • Practical demonstration
  • Verbal questions
  • Written assessments

Course Co-ordinator

Ian Carkeek

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.

Student Support

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

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.