Dynamic Learning Services - Retail Courses

FBP30117 Certificate III in Food Processing

This qualification covers a range of food processing industries, such as:

  • Grain processing (including stock feed, animal feeds, milling wheat, barley, oats and flour milling)
  • Beverages (including juices, soft drinks, cordials, aerated and still waters, energy drinks and other modified beverages such as vitamin and antioxidant beverages, coffee, tea and ice)
  • Confectionery
  • Dairy processing
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Grocery products and supplies (including honey, jams, spreads, sauces, dressings, condiments, spices, edible oils and fats and pasta)
  • Poultry

The Certificate III in Food Processing targets those performing production related roles that require an application of industry specific skills and knowledge, including some technical and problem-solving ability. This qualification caters for multi-skilled outcomes and roles that include team leader functions within the production environment.

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisite entry requirements for this qualification. However, candidates must have a Unique Student Identifier and complete a LLN quiz upon entry.


Qualifications that may be considered after successful completion include FBP40318  Certificate IV in Food Processing or other relevant Certificate IV qualifications.

Course Content

FBP30117 Certificate III in Food Processing  is made up of 17 units of competency which consist of 5 core units and 12 elective units (Packaging Rules apply). There is a large range of units to choose from to suit a variety of job roles.

Delivery Options

 Employment Based

  • Delivered fully on the job with workplace monitoring and assessment visits conducted by a Benchmark trainer.

  • 12 months full time (part-time traineeships also available, contact us for more information).

Classroom Based

  • Delivered 3 days per week for 26 weeks

  • Includes 2 weeks work experience

 Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

  • RPL is suitable for those that already have skills, knowledge, and experience and may not need to be trained and can provide evidence of competence.

  • RPL can be completed for all or part of a qualification.


A range of assessment methods are used to give you the opportunity to show your skills in the best way possible. We use a range of assessment activities that meet the different needs of our students. These could include but not limited to:

  • Case studies/scenarios

  • Projects

  • Oral/written questioning

  • Portfolios

  • Third-party reports

  • Observation/demonstration

Smart & Skilled NSW Government

To check your eligibility for any of our courses please go to the following website:

NSW Govt. Smart & Skilled