Diploma of Food Processing (Specialising in Baking)

Duration (incl. holidays) 104 weeks
Teaching Duration60 weeks
(2 Semesters is 1 academic year)
CRICOS Code075814G
National CodeFDF50110
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Course Units
Example Career ProfileFood Processing TechnicianFood Processing Technician
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    Course Admission Requirements (for International Applications)

    Work Placement Duration:  600 hours

    Students will complete 24 weeks (25 hours per week) of work/industrial placement during the 2nd semester of the 1st year.

    Course Notes

    • Students may wish to consider a package consisting of Certificate III in Retail Baking (Combined) and Diploma of Food Processing (Specialising in Baking). Students will receive 12 months credit into the Diploma, total duration 2 years with a cost of AU$28,550

    How to Apply

    International Course - application process

    If you are applying from onshore, generally, you will need to apply for an international course to TAFE South Australia at least two months before you want to start your studies in Australia. If you are applying from offshore it is highly recommended that you apply at least four months in advance.

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    Note: You must be an International resident to apply for this course. For Australian residents please visit TAFE SA Courses.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Diploma of Food Processing (Specialising in Baking) (FDF50110)
    This qualification covers a range of food processing areas in baking including large scale production of cakes, pastry, biscuits, bread and plant baking. It is suitable for those in senior management, technician or similar roles within food processing industries. It will provide you with extensive skills and knowledge of industry management functions and environments, and the ability to take responsibility for workplace systems.6 core units plus 24 electives.

    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.


    These course fees are for international students only.

    Tuition FeesIncidental Fees
    Semester 1AUD $7000AUD $550
    Semester 2AUD $7000-
    Semester 3AUD $7000-
    Semester 4AUD $7000-
    Fee TotalsAUD $28000AUD $550
    Total Course CostAUD $28550

    * The $550 charge is for the Industry Placement Administration and Management Fee. Other fees may include management of Industry Placement, books, learning materials, consumables and where applicable uniform/equipment.

    Note: TAFE SA does not commit to any fees shown. Charges vary between courses and subjects and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

    Overseas Health Cover

    All overseas students are required to have Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) insurance for the entire duration of the course. The health cover rate will vary depending on the personal circumstances and duration of stay in Australia. Read more about Overseas Health Cover.

    Additional Services

    TAFE SA International offers an optional Arrival & Pick up and/or Accommodation Service. For further details please contact us.

    Contact us

    TAFE South Australia International

    Level 1, 120 Currie Street
    Adelaide, South Australia, 5000