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FDF10111 Certificate I in Food Processing

2018

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Overview

Estimated completion time: 0.5 year/s

The length of time to complete this qualification will depend on the location, study mode and selected units.
Refer to the relevant course information flyer for further information.

Availability for Admission
Domestic
Semester 1
Semester 2
CDU Reference
Sector
Vocational Education & Training
Industry groups
FOOD PROCESSING
Occupation types
Food And Drink Factory Workers Nec

This Qualification covers a range of food processing industries, such as:

  • 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.

This qualification is suitable for VET in Secondary Students (VSS).

Note: This course may be updated in 2018. Please contact the relevant VET school/team for current course details and location.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. School students submit an Expression of Interest through the Senior VET Advisor at CDU.

Course fees

Based on course nominal hours of 250 hours, approximate 2018 course fees will be:
VET Tuition Fees: $750.00
Domestic Full Fees: $4,875.00
Fee for Service: as per fee for service agreement

The following Fees are applicable to this course:

Domestic Students

Domestic full fees

This course is a full fee paying course. VET full fees will apply to all new and continuing domestic students enrolling in this course.
2018: Information about fees for non-subsidised VET courses is available 2018 VET Fees.pdf

VET tuition fees

This course is subsidised by the NT Government. Information about VET Tuition fees for eligible NT residents is available in the VET Student Guide, VET Fees online or 2018 VET Fees.pdf. VET Tuition Fees for 2018 will be charged at $3.00 per nominal hour for subsidised training.

Career opportunities

Occupations relevant to this qualification in industry sectors such as Food Processing Industry, Wine Production include:

  • No Specific Job Role
  • Skills recognition

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
    RPL is the acknowledgement of a person's skills and knowledge acquired through previous training, work or life experience, which may be used to grant status or credit in a subject regardless of how and where they were attained, including overseas.
    This can include skills from:

    • Previous study excluding courses at another VET/TAFE institution, but including courses at school or college, through adult education classes or training programs at work;
    • Work experience (including both work that is paid and unpaid); and/or
    • Life experience (for example leisure pursuits or voluntary work).

    RPL is a form of assessment. It is used to determine whether a person has acquired, through formal or informal learning, the skills and experience consistent with the stated competency standards that comprise a qualification. RPL is not time referenced, so there are no parameters on how or when the skills are acquired. However, the skills that have been acquired through life experience etc., must be current and must match the elements and performance criteria contained in the individual unit.

    Students seeking RPL need to indicate this on their enrolment form at the time of enrolment.

    For further information please refer to the Applicant's Guide to the Recognition of Prior Learning or contact the RPL Coordinator on 1800 085 209 or email vet.rpl.enquiries@cdu.edu.au.

    Credit Transfer
    Charles Darwin University as a Registered Training Organisation recognises the Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications and Statement of Attainments issued by any other Australian Registered Training Organisation.

    Students are encouraged to submit any requests for credit from previous studies at the time of enrolment, to ensure they are not enrolling in units they may not need to undertake.
    In order to apply for exemption/credit transfer from units completed at another training organisation, you will need to complete an Application for Exemption Form available from any campus, centre, or team, or a copy of the form can be obtained from the web.

    Your completed Application for Exemption form together with attached documentary evidence (certified copy of Qualification/Statement of Attainment) to support your request for exemption/credit transfer should be submitted directly to the University either in person or by mail. Requests without documentary evidence will not be processed and will be returned to students. There are no fees attached to Credit Transfers.

    Pathways

    VET to Higher Education Pathway Mapping for completed Awards in the same field or discipline

     

    Pathways into the Qualification

    Pathways for candidates considering this Qualification include direct entry.

    Pathways from the Qualification

    After achieving this Qualification, candidates may move into employment in a food, beverage or grain processing enterprise and undertake the FDF20110 Certificate II in Food Processing, FDF20510 Certificate II in Retail Baking or FDF20210 Certificate II in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, or any other suitable Qualification according to the needs of the enterprise and higher level job functions.

  • This qualification will be superseded by FBP10117 during 2018, a new qualification from the FBP Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Training Package. Further information will be published as soon as it becomes available. It is recommended that students contact the relevant VET school/team for current course details.

  • VET for Secondary Students (VSS)

    Select VSS for more detail about this program.

    Away from base

    AFB: This is an approved Away From Base (AFB) 'mixed-mode' course.For further information about AFB see www.cdu.edu.au/afb

    Employability skills

    Employability Skills are embedded in the training and assessment of national training package qualifications. Information on the Employability Skills relevant to your qualification can be obtained by visiting this website and keying in the national code for the qualification: training.gov.au

    Location and study mode

    Delivery at all locations is subject to sufficient demand and resources.

    Locations: Palmerston, Remote

    Study Mode: Internal, Mixed mode
    Some components of this qualification may be available in other modes of delivery and not all modes are available at all locations.

    Subject to demand other locations and modes may become available throughout the year.

Contact details

Business (Central)
Location: Alice Springs Campus
Phone: 08 8959 5467
Fax: 08 8959 5344
Email: Business_Central@cdu.edu.au

Culinary Arts
Location: Palmerston Campus
Phone: 08 8946 7526
Fax: 08 8946 7833
Email: culinaryarts@cdu.edu.au

Course structure

Course Requirements

To achieve a Certificate I in Food Processing a total of NINE (9) units of competency must be completed. This comprises FIVE (5) core units of competency plus FOUR (4) elective units of competency as detailed in the packaging rules and listed below.

The total Nominal Hours for the sequence listed below is 250. The total nominal hours for this qualification will vary depending on the elective units selected.

Code Module/Unit of Competency
Hours
CORE UNITS OF COMPETENCY
FDFFS1001A Follow work procedures to maintain food safety
20
FDFOHS1001A Work Safely  30
FDFOP1009A Follow work procedures to maintain quality  20
FDFOP1010A Communicate workplace information   20
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices   30
  Total nominal hours – core units
120
ELECTIVE UNITS OF COMPETENCY
FDFOP1004A Prepare basic mixes
20
FDFOP1005A Operate basic equipment
30
FDFRB1001A Finish products
20
FDFRB2004A Provide production assistance for bread products
60
  Total nominal hours – elective units
130
  Total nominal hours for the qualification
250

 

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