Certificate III Program in Food Processing (Artisan Cheese)

  • Certificate III in Food Processing (FDF30111)
Duration Up to 12 months Part Time
TAFE SA CodeCP00147
Example Career ProfileCheesemakerCheesemaker
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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills.
    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
    If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

    Important Information

    • There may be associated optional short courses which will attract additional fees.
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    Employment Outcomes

    Possible job roles include: Cheesemaker

    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.

    Skills Covered

    Certificate III Program in Food Processing (Artisan Cheese)
    During this program, you will participate in courses from milk science and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), through 12 days of cheese making in our factory, to sensory, cheese defects, affinage and more. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 5 core units and 12 elective units.


    Successful completion of this course provides you with the following qualifications:

    QualificationTAFE SA CodeNational Code
    Certificate III in Food ProcessingTP00059FDF30111

    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.


    The TAFE SA qualification is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.