About the program
Certificate III in Food Processing, this qualification is designed for production related roles that require application of industry specific skills and knowledge across a range of processes, including some technical and problem solving ability. It caters for multi-skilled outcomes and roles that include team leader functions within the production environment. All work must be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, in accordance with State/Territory food safety, work health and safety and environmental codes, regulations and legislation that apply to the workplace.

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge for food processing workers employed in the following sectors:

  • grain processing (including stock feed, animal feeds, milling wheat, barley, oats and flour milling)
  • baking (including large scale production of cakes, pastry, bread, biscuits and plant baking)
  • retail baking
  • beverages (including juices, soft drinks, cordials, aerated and still waters, energy drinks and other modified beverages, such as vitamin and antioxidant beverages, coffee, tea and ice)
  • confectionery
  • dairy processing
  • fruit and vegetables
  • grocery products and supplies (including honey, jams, spreads, sauces, dressings, condiments, spices, edible oils and fats and pasta)
  • poultry.

Entry Requirements
There are no entry requirements listed in the training package for this qualification. It is preferred that the students have obtained a minimum of a School Certificate or equivalent. Students are required to; be at least 16 years of age (students under 18 years of age will need a parent or guardian to approve their enrolment).

Course Pathways
After achieving the Certificate III in Food Processing, candidates may undertake;

  • MSM40116 Certificate IV in Process Manufacturing

Training delivery
This course can be conducted online, blended, work based or in the classroom. Training is delivered through our Registered Training Organisation: Gateway Training Academy RTO ID 32305.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a:

  • Nationally recognised Certificate & Transcript or
  • Statement of Attainment (if found competent in at least 1 Unit of Competency)

To successfully complete this qualification, you require 17 units of competence. These 17 units are comprised of 5 core unit which is compulsory and 12 elective units.

The units of competence shown below have been selected by Gateway Training Academy based on the course purpose.

Unit Code Unit Title Unit Type
FDFFS3001A* Monitor the implementation of quality and food safety programs Core
FDFFS2001A Implement the food safety program and procedures Core
FDFOHS3001A Contribute to OHS processes Core
FDFOP2064A Provide and apply workplace information Core
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Core
FDFOP3003A Operate interrelated processes in a production system Elective
FDFOP3004A Operate interrelated processes in a packaging system Elective
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers Elective
AHCPHT401 Assess olive oil for style and quality Elective
AMPP301 Operate a poultry carcase delivery system Elective
AMPP302 Debone and fillet poultry product (manually) Elective
FBPCHE3001 Conduct cheese making operations Elective
FBPCHE3002 Carry out processes for a range of artisan cheeses Elective
FBPFAV3001 Conduct chemical wash for fresh produce Elective
FBPGRA3002 Apply knowledge of animal nutrition principles to stockfeed product Elective
FBPGRA3003 Lead flour milling shift operations Elective
BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances Elective

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Industry Insights

Future Growth

Strong

Processed Food Market Size is expected to grow at a rate of 3.9% During 2021-2026 with Top Countries Data. Global Processed Food Market Size is projected to reach USD 7723.5 million by 2026, from USD 6139.3 million in 2020, at a rate of 3.9% During 2021-2026

Weekly Pay

$948

The average food processining salary in Australia is $70,725 per year or $36.27 per hour. Entry-level positions start at $55,268 per year, while most experienced workers make up to $125,000 per year.

Satisfied With Training

83%

Percentage of graduates of this course who were satisfied with the training.

Overview

About the program
Certificate III in Food Processing, this qualification is designed for production related roles that require application of industry specific skills and knowledge across a range of processes, including some technical and problem solving ability. It caters for multi-skilled outcomes and roles that include team leader functions within the production environment. All work must be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, in accordance with State/Territory food safety, work health and safety and environmental codes, regulations and legislation that apply to the workplace.

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge for food processing workers employed in the following sectors:

  • grain processing (including stock feed, animal feeds, milling wheat, barley, oats and flour milling)
  • baking (including large scale production of cakes, pastry, bread, biscuits and plant baking)
  • retail baking
  • beverages (including juices, soft drinks, cordials, aerated and still waters, energy drinks and other modified beverages, such as vitamin and antioxidant beverages, coffee, tea and ice)
  • confectionery
  • dairy processing
  • fruit and vegetables
  • grocery products and supplies (including honey, jams, spreads, sauces, dressings, condiments, spices, edible oils and fats and pasta)
  • poultry.

Entry Requirements
There are no entry requirements listed in the training package for this qualification. It is preferred that the students have obtained a minimum of a School Certificate or equivalent. Students are required to; be at least 16 years of age (students under 18 years of age will need a parent or guardian to approve their enrolment).

Course Pathways
After achieving the Certificate III in Food Processing, candidates may undertake;

  • MSM40116 Certificate IV in Process Manufacturing

Training delivery
This course can be conducted online, blended, work based or in the classroom. Training is delivered through our Registered Training Organisation: Gateway Training Academy RTO ID 32305.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a:

  • Nationally recognised Certificate & Transcript or
  • Statement of Attainment (if found competent in at least 1 Unit of Competency)

Course Structure

To successfully complete this qualification, you require 17 units of competence. These 17 units are comprised of 5 core unit which is compulsory and 12 elective units.

The units of competence shown below have been selected by Gateway Training Academy based on the course purpose.

Unit Code Unit Title Unit Type
FDFFS3001A* Monitor the implementation of quality and food safety programs Core
FDFFS2001A Implement the food safety program and procedures Core
FDFOHS3001A Contribute to OHS processes Core
FDFOP2064A Provide and apply workplace information Core
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Core
FDFOP3003A Operate interrelated processes in a production system Elective
FDFOP3004A Operate interrelated processes in a packaging system Elective
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers Elective
AHCPHT401 Assess olive oil for style and quality Elective
AMPP301 Operate a poultry carcase delivery system Elective
AMPP302 Debone and fillet poultry product (manually) Elective
FBPCHE3001 Conduct cheese making operations Elective
FBPCHE3002 Carry out processes for a range of artisan cheeses Elective
FBPFAV3001 Conduct chemical wash for fresh produce Elective
FBPGRA3002 Apply knowledge of animal nutrition principles to stockfeed product Elective
FBPGRA3003 Lead flour milling shift operations Elective
BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances Elective

Student Outcomes

So4

Industry Insights

Industry Insights

Future Growth

Strong

Processed Food Market Size is expected to grow at a rate of 3.9% During 2021-2026 with Top Countries Data. Global Processed Food Market Size is projected to reach USD 7723.5 million by 2026, from USD 6139.3 million in 2020, at a rate of 3.9% During 2021-2026

Weekly Pay

$948

The average food processining salary in Australia is $70,725 per year or $36.27 per hour. Entry-level positions start at $55,268 per year, while most experienced workers make up to $125,000 per year.

Satisfied With Training

83%

Percentage of graduates of this course who were satisfied with the training.

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