Course Title: Manufacture dairy products

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5184 Diploma of Food Science & Technology

Course Title: Manufacture dairy products

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences


Term1 2011,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: Judi McCann

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8366

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Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to understand the principles and concepts behind milk, its use as food and various processes associated with milk product manufacture

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Perform microbiological techniques in the food industry ONPS5214
Apply an understanding of the food processing industry ONPS5219
Identify unit operations ONPS5221

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBP056 Manufacture dairy products


1. Identify the principles regarding the processing of raw milk.

2. Determine the processing techniques and technology used to produce milk products.

3. Manufacture milk products.

Learning Outcomes

This is a competency based program

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course may include assignments and tests