Diploma Program in Food Processing (Artisan Cheese)

  • Diploma of Food Processing (FDF50110)
Duration Up to 12 months Full Time
TAFE SA CodeCP00195
Example Career ProfileCheesemakerCheesemaker
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Course Admission Requirements

    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by CSPA score

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    How to Apply

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

    Employment Outcomes

    This course will prepare you for your career in the artisan cheese industry; be it your own artisan cheese business, or cheese making and manufacturing for others.

    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

    Diploma Program in Food Processing (Artisan Cheese)
    This qualification combines high level theoretical and management training with hands-on cheese manufacturing. As well as expanding your cheese making skills, the program covers the issues around compliance, auditing, product recall, developing new product opportunities, and identifying production problems.


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

    QualificationTAFE SA CodeNational Code
    Diploma of Food ProcessingTP00061FDF50110

    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.


    This course 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.