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

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access WorkReady funding or VET Student Loans 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.
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    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. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 6 core units and 24 elective units.


    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.


    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.