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Qualification: Traditional-style milk processing technician (no legal status)

Traditional-style milk processing technician (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Candidates will be able to:

  • plan, prepare, carry out and check own work,
  • make rational use of energy, material and time,
  • protect health and the environment,
  • communicate with customers,
  • prepare an animal for milking and milk it,
  • clean and disinfect milking equipment,
  • cool milk,
  • heat treat milk,
  • make fermented dairy products,
  • make raw butter,
  • make cheese,
  • market own products.

Reference Data

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  • Completed elementary school

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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

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Providers of procedures for identifying and validating national vocational qualifications are entered in a register of providers maintained in the relevant database of the National Reference Point for Occupational Qualifications. Providers include: vocational schools, companies, inter-company training centres, adult education centres, chambers of commerce, etc. 

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VALIDATION

During the guidance process, the candidate prepares a portfolio. The relevant committee assesses the portfolio and validates catalogue content in part or full. If the committee is unable to recognise all catalogue content, it assigns tasks to the candidate for verification.

VERIFICATION METHOD

Practical skills are verified in the selected assignment via the oral presentation of specialised theoretical knowledge about the product.

NQF Level: 
4
Access requirements: 
  • Completed elementary school
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Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.