Certificate IV in Food Science and Technology - FBP40418

Federation University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00103D


  • Use structured problem-solving tools
  • Conduct food safety audits
  • Apply the principles of nutrition to food processing
  • Apply an understanding of legal requirements of food production
  • Trial new process or product
  • Handle food safely in a retail environment
  • Communicate and negotiate to conduct food safety audits
  • Apply an understanding of food additives
  • Label foods according to legislative requirements
  • Identify, evaluate and control food safety hazards
  • Participate in product recalls
  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Determine handling processes for perishable food items
  • Supervise and verify supporting programs for food safety
  • Implement and review the processing of high and low boil confectionery
  • Apply principles of statistical process control
  • Apply principles of food packaging
  • Perform chemical tests and procedures
  • Perform food tests
  • Implement and review the manufacturing and processing of edible fats and oils
  • Identify the physical and chemical properties of materials, food and related products
  • Produce acid and heat coagulated cheese
  • Perform biological procedures
  • Monitor the implementation of quality and food safety programs
  • Construct a process control chart for a food processing operation
  • Produce a range of rennet-coagulated cheeses
  • Perform microbiological procedures in the food industry
  • Participate in improvement processes
  • Apply sensory analysis in food processing
  • Carry out sampling and interpret tests for cheese production
  • Control food contamination and spoilage
  • Implement and review the processing of confectionery products
  • Perform basic tests
  • Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • Apply basic process engineering principles to food processing
  • Apply food microbiological techniques and analysis
  • Apply digital technology in food processing
  • Establish process capability
  • Apply water management principles to the food industry
  • Produce acid-coagulated soft cheese
  • Implement and review manufacturing of cereal products
  • Manage internal audits
  • Manage water treatment processes
  • Apply food preservation technologies
  • Implement and review the processing of fruit, vegetables, nuts, herbs and spices
  • Assess compliance with food safety programs
  • Implement and review the processing of market milk and related products
  • Establish operational requirements for a food processing enterprise
  • Describe and analyse data using mathematical principles
  • Supervise and maintain a food safety plan
  • Implement and review the production of chocolate products
  • Document food processes and supporting procedures
  • Preserve food in cans or sealed containers
  • Implement and review the production of fermented dairy products and dairy desserts

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