Certificate III in Food Processing (Sales)

FDF30910

Course Overview

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Description

This Qualification covers sales specialisation within the food processing industry.

Job Roles The Certificate III in Food Processing (Sales) targets those providing sales advice and services for manufacturing or retail food processing contexts. This Qualification requires the ability to work independently and as a team member, performing a range of sales activities and applying technical skill and knowledge relating to the food processing industry.

Additional Qualification advice

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

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

    Percentage of graduates in the Management and Commerce field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate III).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Management and Commerce field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate III).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Management and Commerce field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate III).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Management and Commerce field (Certificate III) are most often employed as:

    Clerical and Administrative Workers

    29.9%

    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Sales Workers

    17.8%

    Sales Workers
    Community and Personal Service Workers

    16.5%

    Community and Personal Service Workers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Management and Commerce field (Certificate III) are most often employed in:

    Retail trade

    20.6%

    Retail trade
    Administrative and support services

    14.7%

    Administrative and support services
    Accommodation and food services

    11.3%

    Accommodation and food services

    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

    State and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study certain courses.
    Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

    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, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Career Pathway

    Certificate III in Food Processing (Sales) is in the Management and Commerce Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical.


    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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