FBP30121 Certificate III in Food Processing

This qualification is designed for food production-related roles that require the application of industry-specific skills and knowledge across a range of processes, including some technical and problem-solving abilities. It caters to multi-skilled outcomes and roles that include team leader functions within the production environment.

This qualification is ideal for you, if you are looking for jobs in Food Processing & Manufacturing sectors such as:

  • grain processing
  • baking
  • beverages
  • confectionery
  • dairy processing
  • fruit and vegetables
  • grocery products and supplies
  • poultry


over 10,000

by 2024

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Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements listed in the training package for this qualification. It is preferred that the students have obtained a minimum of a School Certificate or equivalent. Students are required to; be at least 16 years of age (students under 18 years of age will need a parent or guardian to approve their enrolment)

Recommended Course Structure

To successfully complete this qualification, you require seventeen (17) units of competency. These units are comprised of five (5) core units which are compulsory and twelve (12) elective units.

Core Units

  • FBPFSY3003   Monitor the implementation of food safety and quality programs
  • FBPFSY3004   Participate in traceability activities
  • FBPOPR3019   Operate and monitor interrelated processes in a production or packaging system
  • FBPOPR3021   Apply good manufacturing practice requirements in food processing
  • FBPWHS3001   Contribute to work health and safety processes

Elective Units

  • AHCWRK310   Provide on-job training support
  • FBPFSY3002   Participate in a HACCP team
  • FBPPPL3004   Lead work teams and groups
  • FBPPPL3006   Report on workplace performance
  • FBPPPL3007   Support and mentor individuals and groups
  • FSKNUM015   Estimate, measure and calculate with routine metric measurements for work
  • FSKOCM004   Use oral communication skills to participate in workplace meetings
  • FSKRDG009   Read and respond to routine standard operating procedures
  • HLTWHS005   Conduct manual tasks safely
  • FBPOPR2095   Clean and sanitise equipment
  • FBPPPL2002   Work in a socially diverse environment
  • MSS402051   Apply quality standards

Employment Opportunities

On successful completion of this Nationally Recognised Qualification, you will be competent in skills required to work as:

  • Advanced Food and Drink Packaging Operator
  • Advanced Food and Drink Production Operator
  • Food Processing Operator
  • Food Processing Salesperson
  • Grain Processing Operator
  • Poultry Process Operator






12 months




Fee for Service


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