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FBP30117

Certificate III in Food Processing

Brewing

Get the training you need to work in highly skilled brewing jobs with this specialised industry qualification. 

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TIME 6 months / Full Time NEXT START DATE 11 Jul 2022
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY On Campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Concession
$3,250
Subsidised
$3,250
Full Fee
$7,905
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Course overview

Kick start your career in craft brewing with this entry-level qualification. This course is suitable for both first-time brewers and seasoned professionals wanting to improve their skills.

Queensland is home to a growing number of craft brewers with craft beer production in Queensland worth more than $62 million annually. This course will give you the practical skills you need to get started in this growing industry. 

You'll cover essential industry skills including how to operate wort production, fermentation, filtration and beer packaging processes. You'll learn hands on with training delivered onsite at the new state-of-the-art Queensland BrewLab brewery located at the Coopers Plains Health and Food Sciences Precinct. 

Successful completion of this course will give you a technical and practical understanding of the brewing process and prepare you to work in a range of highly skilled brewing jobs.   

What can I do?

  • Assistant Brewer
  • Packaging Operator
  • Brewery Cellar Hand
  • Brewery Laboratory Assistant

Course outcome:

FPB30117 Certificate III in Food Processing (specialising in brewing)

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 12 elective units from the list below. You will also be required to undertake 80 hours of work integrated learning in a commercial brewery.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • FDFFS2001A
    Implement the food safety program and procedures
    UNIT CODE :
    FDFFS2001A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to maintain personal hygiene and conduct food handling, housekeeping and waste disposal related to work tasks and responsibilities where work involves operation of production and/or packaging equipment and processes.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Implement the food safety program and procedures

  • UNIT CODE
  • FDFFS3001A
    Monitor the implementation of quality and food safety programs
    UNIT CODE :
    FDFFS3001A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to provide a leadership role in supporting day-to-day implementation of the food safety/quality programs in a work area. It also involves supporting others to implement the requirements of the food safety/quality procedures.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    FDFFS2001A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Monitor the implementation of quality and food safety programs

  • UNIT CODE
  • FDFOHS3001A
    Contribute to OHS processes
    UNIT CODE :
    FDFOHS3001A
    Unit description :

    This unit specifies the workplace performance required by an employee to contribute to occupational health and safety (OHS) processes where there is responsibility for own work outputs and possibly limited responsibility for the work output of others.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Contribute to OHS processes

  • UNIT CODE
  • FDFOP2064A
    Provide and apply workplace information
    UNIT CODE :
    FDFOP2064A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to identify, collect and provide information to convey meaning to others.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide and apply workplace information

  • UNIT CODE
  • MSMENV272
    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    UNIT CODE :
    MSMENV272
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to comply with environmental regulations, identify environment issues and minimise the risks of negative impact on work and carry out improvements in own work area.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
11 Jul 2022
6 months
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $3,250
  • Subsidised: $3,250
  • Full fee: $7,905
South Bank
04 Oct 2022
6 months
Full time 3 days per week
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $3,250
  • Subsidised: $3,250
  • Full fee: $7,905

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Certificate III in Food Processing (FBP30117)

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Certificate III in Food Processing

COURSE CODE: FBP30117
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Due to the limited places in this course, you will be required to complete an application form for assessment.

Resources Required

You will need the following personal protective equipment:

  • Work boots with steel cap protection or wet area boots with steel cap protection
  • Long work pants
Placement

At the end of your course, you will be required to complete 80 hours (2 weeks full time) of work integrated learning in a commercial brewery. TAFE Queensland will arrange this component of the course for you.

Need to know

Please note that this course will delivered at:

  • TAFE Queensland South Bank campus 1 day per week; and
  • 2 days per week at the Queensland BrewLab brewery located at the Coopers Plains Health and Food Sciences Precinct.

Replacement qualification
This qualification has been replaced by FBP30121 - Certificate III in Food Processing, as of 8 September 2021. A transition period applies to enable current students to complete their study. The transition period finishes on 7 September 2022. 

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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