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Certificate IV in Food Science and Technology

National Course Code: FBP40421


The nationally recognised Certificate IV in Food Science and Technology prepares you to make food safe from paddock to plate for millions of Australians. Put on your lab coat and scientifically inspect food and workplaces in a critical, growing industry.


Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Apply nutrition principles to food processing
  • Perform chemical and physical food tests
  • Monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Supervise and maintain a food safety plan
  • Control food contamination and spoilage
  • Apply microbiological procedures


Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • An interest in science, food processing and maths
  • An enjoyment of working with food
  • A love of challenges
  • The ability to work with specific laboratory and food processing equipment
  • A commitment to working safely
  • Good communication and teamwork skills


Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
  • The opportunity to become a Food Safety Auditor in NSW by completing 3 speciality units
  • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities


Take your career further with the:

  • Diploma of Laboratory Technology

Career opportunities:

  • Food technologist
  • Production line manager
  • Quality systems coordinator
  • Food safety systems officer
  • Product development team member
  • Environmental systems officer (food processing)


This course is currently available at 1 campus location across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • On campus
  • Full Time

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  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $3,240.00
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