Certificate III in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

FDF30210

Course Overview

Description

Average Course Fee: Not available
Average Course Duration: Not available

This Qualification covers the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing specialisation.

Job Roles

The Certificate III in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing targets those requiring team leader and higher production skills for pharmaceutical manufacturing environments. It builds upon industry specific skills and knowledge and allows greater emphasis on leadership, problem solving as well as increased technical ability.

Additional Qualification advice

Units selected from other Training Packages must be relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and the Qualification level.

Many Units in this Qualification assume a basic level of mathematics equivalent to a school sector Year 10 standard. If a student does not possess this level of mathematics then the Unit FDFOP2061A Use numerical applications in the workplace should be selected as part of this Qualification.

Note: AgriFood Skills Australia expects that the design of any training delivery and assessment program to support the achievement of this Qualification is based on:

  • the context required by the industry and/or enterprise
  • a holistic and integrated training delivery and assessment plan that identifies learning activities and evidence required
  • flexible delivery options including on-the-job and work-based training that support the development of competency.
  • Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    Satisfied with Training

    Surveyed graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) who were satisfied with the training.

    Improved Employment Status

    Surveyed graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) who have an improved employment status, such as found work, new job, promotion, pay increase or setup/expansion of own business.

    Enrolled in Further Study

    Surveyed graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) who have enrolled in additional training or education.

    Median Salary

    Median salary for surveyed graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) who received their first ever full-time job after completion of training.

    Top 3 Occupational Outcomes

    Following are the top 3 occupation groups that surveyed graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) are employed as:

    Technicians and Trades Workers

    50.1%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Machinery Operators and Drivers

    20.1%

    Machinery Operators and Drivers
    Labourers

    15.0%

    Labourers

    Top 3 Employing Industries

    Following are the top 3 industries that surveyed graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) are employed in:

    Construction

    26.6%

    Construction
    Other Services

    15.4%

    Other Services
    Manufacturing

    13.5%

    Manufacturing

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

    The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     


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    Subsidised Training

    The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
    Select a state or territory for more information.

    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2017-2018 income year is $55,874.


    Career Information

    Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


    Food Processing Career Pathway

    Certificate III in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing is in the Engineering and Related Technologies Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Food Processing.


    Stream

    Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

    Certificate IV

    Diploma

    Advanced Diploma

    Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



    Apprenticeships and Traineeships


    Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

    This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship in the state and territories coloured in blue on the map.

     


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