Smallgoods Manufacturing – An Introduction
Smallgoods work training programs are available at Certificate I, II or III or level, across a range of disciplines including Smallgoods processing, Smallgoods handling, Smallgoods safety, Smallgoods inspection and HACCP.
TQMS graduates are provided with nationally recognised qualifications which enables industry employment throughout Australia.
Certificate I training involves studies at a foundation level and may also be the minimum qualification for entry level work in some industries. Study at this qualification level also includes pre-apprenticeship training.
Certificate I training involves on the job training and while there is no firm time frame, the programs typically have a duration of around 6-8 weeks (depending on the speciality).
Certificate II training involves a more in-depth study at foundation level and may also be the minimum qualification for entry level work in some industries. Study at this qualification level also includes pre-apprenticeship training.
Certificate III replaces the previous system of trade certificates and provide training at a more advanced level, providing a higher degree of skills and knowledge.
The Certificate III program includes a course of study at a more in-depth level and offers graduates the ability to gain a higher degree of expertise to work in applicable industries. Study at this qualification level also includes apprenticeship training.
The training is conducted in the student's work environment, assessing basic and advanced skills and measuring these against Victorian government specified criteria with more easily attainable work-based assessments, rather than traditional exams.
TQMS programs are conducted by highly experienced, well qualified instructors. The programs are tailored to suit individual requirements and are designed to be closely aligned to student working environments. Training materials are clear and easy to follow.