Certificate IV in Food Processing

The Certificate IV in Food Processing targets those working in supervisory or middle management roles within food processing environments.

This Qualification includes technical skill and knowledge required to solve food production problems and ensure that operations are implemented and maintained at optimal performance. Emphasis is on monitoring the implementation of food processing systems and procedures with input into management functions of the organisation.

Key Focus Area

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

Potential Career Outcome

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

Pathway Opportunities

  • FDF50110 Diploma of Food Processing

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

You may be able to reduce the length of your course be measuring skills acquired through work, life experience or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another RTO (registered training organisation) will be recognised by VOCA. Please see Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer Policies and Procedures for more information.

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
  • FDFOP2061A
    Use numerical applications in the workplace
  • FDFPPL3002A
    Report on workplace performance
  • FDFTEC3003A
    Apply raw materials, ingredients and process knowledge to production problems
  • MSAENV472
    Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • BSBLED401
    Develop teams and individuals
  • BSBMGT401
    Show leadership in the workplace
  • BSBMGT402
    Implement operational plan
  • BSBWOR402
    Promote team effectiveness
  • BSBWOR404
    Develop work priorities
  • FDFAU4004A
    Identify, evaluate and control food safety hazards
  • FDFOHS2001A
    Participate in OHS processes
  • FDFOHS4002A
    Maintain OHS processes
  • FDFOP2063A
    Apply quality systems and procedures
  • FDFOP3003A
    Operate interrelated processes in a production system
  • FDFOP3004A
    Operate interrelated processes in a packaging system
  • FDFTEC3001A
    Participate in a HACCP team
  • MSS403002
    Ensure process improvements are sustained
  • MSS403011
    Facilitate implementation of competitive systems and practices
  • MSS403032
    Analyse manual handling processes
  • MSS403051
    Mistake proof and operations process
CodeCourses NameFee
FDF40110Certificate IV in Food Processing$8900*

*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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Payments can be made by Credit Card over the phone or  by cash / cheque on the day of training or alternatively fill the credit card details below.

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