Gain essential industry-based knowledge and technical skills to broaden your knowledge or establish your career in the food processing industry with the FBP30117 Certificate III in Food Processing.


With a strong decline in job growth over the last ten years, the manufacturing industry has seen a recent increase in career opportunities and stability. Food processing careers makes up a large portion of this sector. This necessary industry of Australia ensures employment across a variety of areas.


There is set to be an estimated job growth of 0.9 percent by May 2023. While this seems to be a low percentage, there is a stability in the number of job opportunities available for those with the relevant knowledge and skillset. There is also a high demand for these services to complement the thriving agricultural sector.


Some of the career pathways available in this growing industry include working with grain processing, retail baking, and dairy processing. Upon completion of this qualification, you will be equipped with the knowledge to ensure safety across various food processing sites, so that workers can create sustainable food products to keep the Australian manufacturing industry thriving.


This qualification is aimed at providing you with the skills required to manage work processes and maintain food safety to create sustainable food products. It also covers an introduction into the 5S procedures used to improve process efficiency.


This nationally accredited qualification provides the foundations required to upskill and pursue further course studies in the food processing industry or go on to university.


The FBP30117 Certificate III in Food Processing covers the required skills and knowledge for food processing workers employed in the following sectors:

  • Grain processing.
  • Retail baking.
  • Dairy processing.
  • Fruit and vegetables.
  • Grocery products and supplies.


Practical workplace placement at one of our partnering employer locations, with continuous guidance and support from The Learning Collaborative trainers and assessors.


Full fee payment option available. Please contact us for more information.


This qualification contains 17 units. These units are made up of 5 core units plus 12 elective units.


  • 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.
  • MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices.



Below lists the current electives available for selection, please contact us for more information.

  • FBPPPL3001 Support and mentor individuals and groups.
  • FBPPPL3002 Establish compliance requirements for work area.
  • FDFOHS2001A Participate in OHS processes.
  • FDFOP2061A Use numerical applications in the workplace.
  • FDFOP3002A Set up a production or packaging line for operation.
  • FDFOP3004A Operate interrelated processes in a packaging system.
  • FDFPPL3001A Participate in improvement processes.
  • FDFPPL3002A Report on workplace performance.
  • FDFPPL3004A Lead work teams and groups.
  • MSS402040 Apply 5S procedures.
  • MSS402050 Monitor process capability.
  • MSS403085 Ensure process improvements are sustained.


There are no entry requirements for this qualification. However, students may be required to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment to determine any learner support requirements.


For all students undertaking nationally recognised training in Australia, it is mandatory to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). To make your USI, visit the Australian government page here: Create a USI.


If students hold prior relevant work experience or formal qualifications issued by other Registered Training Organisations (RTOs), these may count as credit towards specific units. Please contact us for more information regarding eligibility or applications for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).


For further information, please download the information sheet below or contact us.



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