Course details

New Zealand Certificate in Food or Beverage Processing (Level 3)
NZQF Level 3

About the course

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the food or beverage processing industry with people who have the skills and knowledge to work in production roles, under limited supervision.

Graduates will have the technical skills and knowledge required to work within quality systems in food or beverage processing, and for the safe, efficient operation plant and equipment used in food or beverage processing operations.

The food processing industry includes, but is not limited to: poultry, general food including: frozen products, milling, confectionery, edible oils and fats.

The beverage industry includes but is not limited to: the production of fermented and unfermented beverages including fruit, and syrup based beverages, but excluding wine.

Processing at this level includes operating equipment or controlling processes to add value to food or beverage raw materials or products and controlling storage and packaging operations for raw materials or products.

About the provider

Competenz is one of New Zealand’s industry training organisations. We work with over 3,500 companies and 20,000+ learners in 36 industries around New Zealand each year to build skills, careers and businesses. Most learning takes place on-the-job.

We partner with employers, apprentices, schools, training providers and assessors across the country to help Kiwis build skills, careers and businesses.