Certificate I in Food Processing
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)
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)
Fruit and vegetables
Grocery products and supplies (including honey, jams, spreads, sauces, dressings, condiments, spices, edible oils and fats and pasta)
Job Roles The Certificate I in Food Processing is an introductory qualification to food, beverage and grain processing that provides basic skills relevant to all FDF10 Food Processing Training Package sectors apart from pharmaceutical manufacturing. The qualification is designed for application in a highly supervised context, such as VET in schools, induction to industry, or other equivalent introduction environments.
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.
Additional qualification advice
Units selected from other Training Packages must be relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and the qualification level.
Note: AgriFood Skills Australia expects that the design of any training delivery and assessment program to support the achievement of this qualification is based on:
the context required by the industry and/or enterprise
a holistic and integrated training delivery and assessment plan that identifies learning activities and evidence required
flexible delivery options including on-the-job and work-based training that support the development of competency.