Certificate III in Food Processing

The purpose of the Certificate III in Food Processing is to deliver relevant training to small or large Food processing organisations.

The Certificate III in Food Processing covers industries such as: Confectionery, Baking, Dairy processing, Fruit and Vegetables, Poultry and Grocery Products and supplies

This course is suitable for workers that may already have previous knowledge or experience in these industries and or wishing to gain the knowledge and skills that may apply into the current work role/s or wanting to be qualified for higher management roles.

Key Focus Area

  • General Operations
  • Management
  • Planning
  • Safety
  • Productivity
  • Customer Focus
  • Communication
  • Environment

Potential Career Outcome

  • Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Shift Supervisor
  • Leading Hand
  • Line manager

Pathway Opportunities

  • FDF40110 Certificate IV in Food Processing
  • FDF50110 Diploma of Food Processing

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

You will progressively undertake the incorporated units of learning, and will be required to demonstrate competency in the skills incorporated in each unit. This enables the course to be delivered in a flexible learning format. You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will be advised in advance about the type of assessment/s and how it will be applied. There is an official appeals and reassessment policy available for use by students as required.

In the workplace, this course is typically delivered over a period of between 8-12 months depending on the level of existing skills  experience.

  • FDFFS2001A
    Implement the food safety program and procedures
  • FDFFS3001A
    Monitor the implementation of quality and food safety programs
  • FDFOHS3001A
    Contribute to OHS Processes
  • FDFOP2064A
    Provide and apply workplace information
  • FDFOP3005A
    Prepare Food Products using basic cooking methods
  • FDFPPL3006A
    Establish compliance requirements for work area
  • MSAENV272
    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • FDFAU 4003A
    Conduct food safety audits
  • FDFTEC3003A
    Apply raw materials, ingredients and process knowledge to production problems
  • FDFTEC4009A
    Identify the physical and chemical properties of materials, food and related products.
  • FDFAU4004A
    Identify, evaluate and control food safety hazards
  • FDFOP3001A
    Control Contaminants and allergens in the workplace
  • FDFOP3003A
    Operate interrelated processes in a production system
  • FDFOP3004A
    Operate interrelated processes in a packaging system
  • FDFTEC3001A
    Participate in a HACCP team
  • SITXFSA001
    Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITXFSA002
    Participate in safe food handling practices
CodeCourses NameFee
FDF30111Certificate III in Food Processing$6900*

*Fee is paid in instalments and we do not collect prepaid fees of more than 1500

For eligible students this training may be delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Funding. Call us now on 03 8315 6916 or visit our office at 14/22 Makland Drive, Derrimut. Melbourne VIC 3030.

For Fees & Refunds policy, download our SC15-VTG-Fees and Refunds P&P V1.1 (ID 94853) pdf document.

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