Dairy process workers looking at monitor in a factory

Dairy Processing 3

New Zealand Certificate in Primary Products Food Processing (Level 3) with strands in Product Quality Implementation

SX1708

Course details

  • Jan 2020
  • Part-time
  • $2383
  • You may qualify for fee free study under Fees-Free Policy or MPTT
  • Level 3
  • Hamilton City Campus
This programme will not be offered in 2019.

Summary

The programme aims to give students the basic knowledge and skills they need to enrol in Year 1 of the two-year New Zealand Diploma in Dairy Processing (Level 6), which is also delivered at Wintec.

This programme is designed for current employees of the New Zealand dairy manufacturing industry. Students will develop skills and knowledge to work in a product quality role in a primary products food processing operation.

Delivery

The Dairy Processing 3 programme will be delivered as one 3-week block course and two 2-week blocks at the Wintec Hamilton City Campus, which is located in the centre of Hamilton City. View block course dates.

View programme modules

Note: no value in the pre/co-requisite columns means there are no pre/co-requisites for that module.

Module code Module name Level Credits Pre-requisites Co-requisites
ENPR001The Science of Milk310  
ENPR002Introduction to Dairy Processing310  
ENPR003Food Assurance35  
ENPR004Cow to Customer Project315  

Online student learning

Approximately three hours per week. Online teaching and learning support will be provided between teaching blocks and there will be online tasks and activities to complete in a sequential manner.

To complete this programme of study, all students will need access to a computer with internet access (either at home or at work) for the entirety of the programme.

Induction session

There will be an introductory induction session on the first day of class.

During the first teaching block students will receive:

  • Information about the structure and format of the programme
  • Instruction in the use of Moodle (online teaching and learning platform) to access class notes, quizzes, activities and other teaching and learning resources between teaching blocks
  • Information about Wintec laboratory health and safety requirements

Career/further opportunities

Graduates of the programme will have the skills and knowledge to work as junior environmental officers or product quality checkers in a primary products food processing operation, such as dairy processing. Graduates may also apply to study the New Zealand Diploma in Dairy Processing (Level 6)

Entry criteria

You can apply for this programme if you meet one of the below options.

Based on your school achievement (secondary school study)

  • 20 credits at NCEA Level 1; including 10 literacy credits and 10 numeracy credits;
  • Or a recognised equivalent.

Based on study completed after school (tertiary study)

  • A relevant qualification at NZQF Level 2;
  • Or a recognised equivalent. ​

Based on discretionary entrance

If you don’t meet any of the above options, and you think you have what it takes to complete this programme, you can apply for discretionary entrance. Your application may be accepted if you can demonstrate a good chance of success. Approval of discretionary entrance applications is decided by the relevant manager. If your application is approved, your acceptance into further programmes relies on you demonstrating success in this programme.

English language requirements

Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 5.0 in the academic band, with no individual band score lower than 5.0; or equivalent.

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Pathways

Your first day

Are you ready for your first day of class? Check out your start date and where you need to be. You can also find useful information about studying at Wintec on our Welcome page.

Year 1 Students, Starting January 2019
Date:   29 January 
Time: 9 - 10am
Venue:  D Block, City Campus - D2.01

Introduction to Moodle
Time:   11am - 12pm
Venue:  A Block, City Campus - A2.04b

 

Your classes will commence at 1pm on your first day.

What you will need

Please bring pen and paper with you on your first day.

Timetable information

All timetables are available via Timetable Net on our website.

How to find your way around

Parking and bus information

Both the Rotokauri and City campuses have parking available - permits are required. Learn more about parking. Find out about discounted bus services here.

Wintec pōwhiri/nau mai, haere mai

Wintec extends a warm invitation to all new students to attend a Pōwhiri to welcome the semester ahead. After formalities, light refreshments will be served in the marae dining room, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa, Wintec City Campus.

Click here to find out where and when the next Pōwhiri will be.

Paying for your study

Course related costs

Additional information

Booklist

Purchasing textbooks

If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:

Hamilton-based supplier

  • Bennetts (Bennetts has a store operating on campus at the University of Waikato, Hamilton)

New Zealand-based suppliers

General book suppliers

First aid certificate

Health status

Uniform

Equipment

Clinical placement

Prospectus (course guide)

The Wintec Prospectus (otherwise known as a course guide) outlines everything you need to know about Wintec. It contains information about the Wintec campuses, student life, and the programmes that are on offer.

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The Prospectus (course guide) is available in both digital and physical formats. Click on the document below to download a copy or fill in the form below to receive a copy via either email or the post.

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