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Diploma of Food Science and Technology

Duration Up to 12 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeFDF50311
TAFE SA CodeTP00350
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
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FacultiesRegency International Centre
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Course Admission Requirements

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    Selection criteria is only used when there are more applicants for the course than places available. Applicants will be ranked in the following order:

    1. CSPA score

    How to Apply

    Award Courses

    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    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 (FDF50311)
    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
    • meat
    • seafood
    • poultry including chicken meat and egg processing
    • dairy processing
    • confectionery
    • beverages
    • 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.

    Credit Transfer

    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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    Diploma of Food Science and Technology

    UniversityUniversity CourseTotal Units in Uni CourseCredits GrantedGuaranteed AdmissionDetails
    University of AdelaideBachelor of Food and Nutrition Science7224YesDetails


     Fee Range (approx)
    Total course cost$6,831 - $10,626
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    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

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