Course Details - FBP20122 Certificate II in Food Processing - Marden Senior College

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EASVA TitleCertificate II in Food Processing
QualificationFBP20122 Certificate II in Food Processing
Qualification NotesThis qualification is current in the national register
RTOMarden Senior College (RTO)
Host OrganisationMarden Senior College
Course Length2 Semesters (1 year)
PLEASE NOTE – All courses run subject to enrolment numbers.
Course DescriptionThis one-year face-to-face course introduces students to a variety of possible pathways including baking, hospitality, and cafe kitchens. The students will work in teams to produce sweet and savoury dishes to sell to the Marden Senior College Cafe customers. Each week is a different menu for recess and lunch, giving the students a wide range of experiences and techniques. This includes cakes, biscuits, slices, vegetarian options, casseroles, pies, and salads from all over the world. Students will learn about food safety and special food requirements. Make the most of the small class size to practice skills independently and in teams!
PathwaysUpon completion of this full certificate course students may have the opportunity to move into further specific study areas of bakery, commercial cookery, and food processing, or alternatively undertake relevant apprenticeship training options. Students may also enter into a traineeship in Certificate III in Food Processing or Certificate III in Hospitality or gain employment in the Cafe/Food/Hospitality Industries.
Entry RequirementsApproved evidence of completion of a relevant VET pathway must be provided. To meet the requirements of the VETRO process, students must demonstrate prior career planning/ relevant VET pathway work experience in a Café, relevant accredited training eg Barista course, VET taster participation, relevant SACE subjects/projects.
Other RequirementsPart A of the School Enrolled Students VET Referral online form to be completed by home school. This will then initiate the VETRO/LLN testing process. Regular attendance is essential. Students must be prepared to complete work at home if they are unable to attend. Neat, clean casual dress, enclosed shoes (ideally leather, or sturdy runner) Students are provided with caps/hair nets and aprons. Do not wear any loose jewellery or conventional/smart watches. Bring pen, writing paper, USB and personal laptop computer if possible.
Delivery Location(s)Marden Senior College, 1-37 Marden Road, Marden, SA, 5070
Dates and Times35 weekly sessions at Marden Senior College on Fridays from 08:30 until 15:30.
Commencement date 09/02/24.
Last class expected to be 15 November 2024. Students must be prepared to complete required homework each week. Students are not to leave site without approval. This course does not run during School or Public Holidays.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1, 60 SACE credits
Up to 60 upon completion of the qualification
Units Of Competency
CoreFBPFSY2002Apply food safety procedures30 nominal hours
 FBPOPR2096Follow procedures to maintain good manufacturing practice in food processing40 nominal hours
 FBPWHS2001Participate in work health and safety processes40 nominal hours
 FBPOPR2071Provide and apply workplace information30 nominal hours
ElectiveFBPPPL2001Participate in work teams and groups30 nominal hours
 FBPOPR2069Use numerical applications in the workplace30 nominal hours
 FBPOPR2095Clean and sanitise equipment30 nominal hours
 FBPOPR2076Inspect and sort materials and product30 nominal hours
 FBPOPR3018Identify dietary, cultural and religious considerations instead.40 nominal hours
 FBPOPR1013Operate basic equipment30 nominal hours
 MSMENV272Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices30 nominal hours
 FBPOPR1012Prepare basic mixes20 nominal hours
 FBPRBK2002Use food preparation equipment to prepare fillings40 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
Total = 13 units of competency. Total nominal hours = 420 Students are required to complete 4 core and 9 elective units of competency to achieve this qualification.
Training Cost$350.00
Covers caps/hair nets, aprons and food/ingredients.

This course is supported by the Government of South Australia, VET for Schools Students (VSS).

VSS funding for eligible students - refer to selection process.

Students home school to be invoiced by Marden Senior College.
Cost NotesStudents to supply own USB
Number Of StudentsMinimum    12
Maximum   14
Selection ProcessMust be an Australian Citizen, permanent Australian resident or Eligible visa holder. Enrolled in Year 11, 12 or 13 and are 16 years of age or turning 16 years of age in the year of study and are undertaking SACE. LLN and pre training interview to be conducted by Marden Senior College prior to being accepted into the course (VETRO Process). Please note: in the event that the gaps in a student’s learning are too significant to commence training (not suitable for the course) all relevant data will be provided to the school so the student may be provided with appropriate learning support at home school and counselled into alternative subject choices.
Orientation DetailsOn your first day of training meet at Student Services (Blue building off gate 2, Marden Road). Here you will be met by a Marden Staff member and taken to your classroom
Public TransportBus lines stopping near Marden Senior College: OG Road, Payneham Road and O’Bahn at Klemzig Interchange.
Contact PersonMs Georgina Moore, Phone 8366 2852, Email
Other Resources
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