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Certificate III in Food Processing

Adhering to strict quality standards and embracing innovative techniques in the ever-evolving food industry.

About the qualification

Our FBP30121 Certificate III in Food Processing is designed for workers in production-related roles that require an application of industry-specific skills and knowledge, including some technical and problem-solving abilities. This qualification caters for multi-skilled outcomes and roles that include team leader functions within the production environment.

Upon successfully completing this nationally recognised qualification, students should be able to: 

  • perform day-to-day food processing and work functions 

  • identify safe work practices to work safely in a food processing environment 

  • implement HACCP principles and procedures 

  • communicate effectively in a food processing environment


Successful completion of the FBP30121 Certificate III in Food Processing may lead to employment opportunities, including: 

  • Production Operator 

  • Packing Line Worker 

  • Packaging Technician.

Please note: This course provides skills and knowledge to the industry standard, but does not guarantee a job.


This qualification can be completed up to thirty-six months, dependent on the student's experience, Credit Transfer (CT) or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Apply for CT or RPL during enrolment.


This course may be delivered through face-to-face or work-based training. We use a range of assessment methods for this qualification, including: 

  • short answers

  • projects 

  • activities 

  • workplace observation

  • observation in a simulated workplace.

Units of Competency

This qualification consists of 17 units of competency, as shown below. Please call J2S Training Solutions for enquiries about customisation and contextualisation. (C) – Core unit; (E) – Elective unit; (IE) – Imported Elective unit

Monitor the implementation of food safety and quality programs (C)
Participate in traceability activities (C)
Operate and monitor interrelated processes in a production or packaging system (C)
Apply good manufacturing practice requirements in food processing (C)
Contribute to work health and safety processes (C)
Use numerical applications in the workplace (E)
Provide and apply workplace information (E)
Set up a production or packaging line for operation (E)
Participate in improvement processes (E)
Lead work teams and groups (E)
Report on workplace performance (E)
Establish compliance requirements for work area (E)
Ensure process improvements are sustained (E)
Participate in work health and safety processes (IE)
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices (IE)
Apply 5S procedures (IE)
Monitor process capability (IE)

Student Requirements

The following will be required for the enrolment process:

  • Unique Student Identifier (USI)

  • verifiable identification documents

  • completion of the LLN assessment.

Please visit to create your USI.


This nationally recognised qualification is delivered and assessed by J2S Training Solutions Pty Ltd, RTO ID 90940, ABN 66 107 687 196. This training will deliver skills and knowledge to the industry standard but does not guarantee a job. We tailor training for people from diverse backgrounds, including those with a disability.


This course is available on a fee-for-service basis at $9,500 per student. Should you require an RPL assessment, please contact us for fees and arrangement. 


  • Extension/Suspension Fee (administration charges): $50  

  • Replacement of Testamur/statement of attainment/Qualification Certificate: $50  

  • Repeat of unit (Third attempt onwards Per unit): $150  

  • RPL and RCC assessment: Contact us for a quote    

Please note: courses fees and additional charges may change from time to time, please check with J2S Training Solutions staff for updates. 

J2S Training Solutions does not accept upfront payments of more than $1,500. If a student's fee is more than this amount, the support of a flexible payment plan will be offered to students. 

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BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

“I highly recommend J2S Training Solutions to anyone going to the journey of enhancement their education. They always there to support me in many ways from student support to my very accommodating Trainor! Thank you to all your help and all the best!“
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