How to Apply
Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course.
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This Qualification targets those working in technical and management roles covering product development, food safety and quality, food production and distribution, environmental factors and functions, and the management and review of workplace systems.
The job role requires technical skills and knowledge in the science and technology that support food processing. Job titles may include:
• food technologist
• production manager
• food testing manager
• quality systems manager
• food safety systems manager
• product development team leader
• processing systems manager
• environmental manager (food processing)
Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.
Qualifications & Skills Covered
Diploma of Food Science and Technology
The Diploma of Food Science and Technology provides a management level occupational outcome in a technical or quality role in food processing and supporting functions.
It covers a range of food related industries, including but not limited to:
- general food processing
- poultry including chicken meat and egg processing
- dairy processing
- baking and cereals
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.
Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses.
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|University of Adelaide||Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science||72||24||Yes||Details
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|Total course cost||$6,831 - $10,626|Help with Fees
Fees vary depending on the subjects you enrol into and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA reserve the right to make any changes necessary.
This course also has an incidentals cost of: $60 for Laboratory coat