Diploma of Food Science and Technology

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Why study this course

This qualification is part of the Food Processing Training Package. It provides a management level occupational outcome in a technical or quality role in food processing and supporting functions and covers a range of food-related industries. Recognised by the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology.

Career Insights from SEEK

Roles related to this course: Food Technologist, Laboratory Technician, and Quality Manager.


This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Entry requirements

Certificate IV or Relevant Experience

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Shepparton - William Orr

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit GOTAFE's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit GOTAFE's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, GOTAFE can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Visit GOTAFE's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Career Insights

Explore roles related to this industry:

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Food Technologist
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Quality Manager
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Diploma of Food Science and TechnologyFBP50118

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  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Diploma of Food Science and Technology

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