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Qualification: Dairy Operative (no legal status)

Dairy Operative (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Certificate-holders will be able to:

  • prepare for work correctly,
  • correctly select, prepare and store raw materials,
  • keep documentation on the traceability of raw materials, raw milk and dairy products,
  • hygienically obtain and process raw milk,
  • handle raw milk and dairy products hygienically and safely,
  • autonomously process milk into various dairy products in a high-quality manner (liquid dairy products, fermented milk, cheeses, sweet and sour cream, raw butter and ice cream),
  • select and use various additives and microbiological cultures,
  • carry out basic chemical and microbiological analyses of raw milk and dairy products,
  • correctly store dairy products,
  • successfully offer and sell dairy products,
  • work in a group and communicate with co-workers and customers,
  • use information and communication technologies,
  • protect health and the environment and rationally use natural energy sources and raw materials.

Certificate holders build on their key vocational knowledge and abilities with key general knowledge in line with national standards.

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  • Elementary education or
  • lower vocational education.

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Vocational and technical secondary schools and adult education institutions.

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Students must successfully complete general education subjects, compulsory vocational modules and the open part of the curriculum. They must also complete extracurricular activities and work placement requirements and pass a school-leaving examination.
The school-leaving examination comprises a written and oral examination in Slovene, a product/service and an oral presentation.

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Students' vocational abilities and skills, and the fulfilment of conditions to obtain credits in accordance with the relevant education programme are established through verification and assessment. Assessment of students also takes into account non-formally acquired knowledge, which must be adequately demonstrated. Students are assessed using scores from 5 (excellent) to 1 (inadequate).

NQF Level: 
4
Access requirements: 
  • Elementary education or
  • lower vocational education.
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Students must successfully complete general education subjects, compulsory vocational modules and the open part of the curriculum. They must also complete extracurricular activities and work placement requirements and pass a school-leaving examination.
The school-leaving examination comprises a written and oral examination in Slovene, a product/service and an oral presentation.