Course Title: Conduct sensory analysis

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5184 Diploma of Food Science & Technology

Course Title: Conduct sensory analysis

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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


Term2 2009,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2013

Course Contact: Sam Cutri

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4876

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency covers the ability to set up and co-ordinate test panels and assess the results obtained from a sensory analysis.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

VBP051 - Identify sensory analysis fundamentals

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PMLTEST505B Conduct sensory analysis


1. Select panelists for sensory analysis

2. Prepare panelists for sensory analysis

3. Prepare samples for sensory analysis

4. Conduct routine sensory analysis

5. Evaluate and report findings

6. Maintain a safe work environment

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessments for this course consist of:
• Class activities
• Assignments
• Presentations
• Exam