FBP40318 Certificate IV in Food Processing

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Certificate IV in Food Processing reflects the role of workers who work in supervisory or middle management roles within food processing environments. Workers contribute specialist technical skills and knowledge to solve food production problems and supervise the work of others. Emphasis is on monitoring the implementation and quality control of food processing systems and procedures for optimal performance.

 

In this course participants will undertake practical workplace improvement projects that focus on implementing Lean concepts and sustainable improvements to manufacturing environments. These projects are tailored to suit real areas of improvement within your workplace.

This qualification is normally offered in conjunction with one other qualification depending on the requirements of each company and its workforce.

 

The two qualifications offered in conjunction with FBP40318 Certificate IV in Food Processing is:

DURATION

Training for this qualification is conducted in the workplace over a maximum of 14 months.

WHO IS IT FOR

This program is suitable for food processing workers employed in the following areas:

 

  • grain processing
  • baking
  • retail baking
  • beverages
  • confectionery
  • dairy processing
  • fruit and vegetables
  • grocery products and supplies
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This qualification assumes that a learner has current or past work experience where operational or technical skills have already been gained and a level of responsibility already exists. It is not suitable for direct entry from school or for those who are new to the food processing industry with no previous training or experience.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no prerequisites, however, National Training Services offers this qualification as a work-based training and assessment program and therefore applicants must be employed in a suitable food processing company.

 

Additionally, they will need to have the support of their employer to undertake the training and assessment program.

TUITION FEES

National Training Services can access state government funding for this qualification through the Victorian Skills First funding program. Participants who are eligible for Skills First funding will pay no tuition fees. If participants are not eligible for funding a fee may be required.

VICTORIAN SKILLS FIRST ELIGIBILITY

Participants may be eligible for Skills First Funding if they are:

  • an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or New Zealand citizen
  • under 20 years old;

OR

  • over 20 years old and enrolling into a qualification higher than the highest qualification already held

 

Contact us today for further information on tuition fees and state government funding.

CERTIFICATION

To be awarded the FBP40318 Certificate IV in Food Processing competency must be achieved in twenty (20) units of competency. These are comprised of:

 

  • Eight core units of competency
  • Twelve elective units of competency

 

View the full list of units of competency here  →

NTS PATHWAYS

None

LEARNING

Training and assessment activities undertaken in the workplace include:

  • Training sessions
  • Project planning, implementation and presentation
  • Skills development

ASSESSMENT

  • Written or verbal assessment
  • Workplace observation by the trainer
  • Project presentations reviewed by the trainer and workplace management
  • Third Party Report

The program is structured into 4 clusters of related and complimentary units. The units and activities within each cluster are structured as follows:

  • Clusters 1 and 2 – Planning, preparation, review, discovery and research
  • Cluster 3 – Workplace improvement projects launched and implemented
  • Cluster 4 – Implementation and consolidation of workplace improvement projects followed by measurement, review, evaluation and reflection

EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS

All required equipment and materials are supplied by NTS and provided by the workplace.

Helpful links

training.gov.au  –  for detailed course information.

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Brokering Arrangements
National Training Services has appointed a broker to identify and negotiate with workplaces wishing to undertake this training. See National Training Services Brokers List on our Compliance page for details.
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