Course Title: Participate in product recalls

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5184 Diploma of Food Science & Technology

Course Title: Participate in product recalls

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences


Term1 2011,
Term1 2012

Course Contact: Judi McCann

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8366

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the knowledge required to identify circumstances that could warrant a product recall and to initiate and/or participate in recall processes within level of authority. This unit can apply where a person has primary responsibility for initiating a product recall or where they are required to participate in the recall decision and related process as part of a team.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

VBP052 - Apply basic principles of process control,
VBP073 - Demonstrate quality management practices

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

FDFTECPPR4A Participate in product recalls


Identify product recall situations

Participate in a product recall

Review processes to minimise the risk of recurrence

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessments for this course may include:
• Class activities
• Assignments
• Presentations
• Exam