Certificate II in Food Processing

Course Code FDF20111
Course Title Certificate II in Food Processing
Location Melbourne City Campus
Intake Dates Monthly
Fee Type Full Fee
Duration 6 months

Course Overview

The FDF20111 Certificate II in Food Processing is an entry level qualification that provides you with the foundational skills and knowledge you require to kick-start a successful career in the food processing industry.

Course Structure


Assessment methods may include:

  • Written assessments
  • Practical assessments
  • Observation
  • Activities

Units of Competency

The FDF20111 Certificate II in Food Processing requires 13 units of competency:

Core Units

FDFOHS2001A – Participate in OHS processes
FDFOP2063A – Apply quality systems and procedures
FDFOP2064A – Provide and apply workplace information
FDFFS2001A – Implement the food safety program and procedures
MSAENV272B – Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Electives

Elective Units

FDFOP1003A – Carry out manual handling tasks
FDFOP2004A – Clean and sanitise equipment
FDFOP2005A – Work in a socially diverse environment
SIRXSLS002A – Advise on products and services
FDFPPL2001A – Participate in work teams and groups
SIRXMER201 – Merchandise products
SIRXRSK001A – Minimise theft
TLIA2014A – Use product knowledge to complete work operations

Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment


Entry Requirements

Either FD210111 Certificate II in Food Processing or direct entry means – Many units in this qualification assume a basic level of mathematics equivalent to a school sector Year 10 standard. If a student does not possess this level of mathematics then the unit FDFOP2061A Use numerical applications in the workplace should be selected as part of this qualification. or limited vocational training and/or work experience.

Learning (ACSF Level 2), reading (ACSF Level 3), writing (ACSF Level 2), oral communication (ACSF Level 3) and numeracy (ACSF Levels 2) are desirable to participate in the course.



Successful completion of this qualification means you are eligible to enrol into FDF30111 Certificate III in Food Processing or a range of other food processing related qualifications

Your Career

  • Production support
  • Food production
  • Packaging
  • Machine operations and bottling
  • Customer relations / product development


Fee Types

Full Fee


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* Material fees may apply
* The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment