Course Title: Apply basic principles of process control

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5184 Diploma of Food Science & Technology

Course Title: Apply basic principles of process control

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Sam Cutri

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254876

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Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to apply various types of process control and control mechanisms available to production process.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are none

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBP052 Apply basic principles of process control


1. Identify the basic concepts of production processes.

2. Recognise the basic principles of process control used in a specified process

3. Select the control mechanisms and modes of control for a specified production process.

4. Implement appropriate process control systems

Learning Outcomes

This is a competency based unit

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course may include assignments and tests