Courses

Certificate II in Greengrocery

22339VIC

Be a part of growing trade - a first of its kind internationally, our landmark Greengrocery Training Program was developed in consultation with the Melbourne Market Authority and the wider market community will see you top of your game.

Certificate II Greengrocery

A world first in Greengrocery

If you are just starting out in the produce trade, the Certificate II in Greengrocery provides you with hands on experience that will prepare you for a future produce career. You will learn to identify categories of fresh produce, learn correct storage procedures, learn to assist and communicate with customers and be knowledgeable around food labelling and Australian Food Standards.

Industry Connections and Resources

You will work closely with industry experts through a combination of workplace and campus classes, gaining first-hand experience in complete operations of greengrocery trade. If you are seeking work or already work in retail markets, supermarket fresh produce or fruit and vegetable retail operations, this course is for you.

Employment Outcomes

  • Greengrocer assistant
  • Retail produce assistant
  • Produce market sales assistant

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You can seek RPL where your work or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. Academic Credit is granted on a case-by-case basis, according to our Academic Credit policy and associated procedures. Applications for Academic Credit will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic academics and where appropriate, industry experts.

Local Students

Code

22339VIC

Campuses

WORKPLACE & INDUSTRY

Department

Horticulture and Landscaping
03 9269 8400

Duration

Part-time: available
18 - 24 months. One to two classes per fortnight.

Modes of Delivery

Workplace, Flexible, Classroom

Fees

Eligible:$1450
Ineligible:$3200
Concession:$290

The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an annual Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250

Find out more on fees and charges

Pathways to further study

On completion of this course you may further your studies by undertaking the Certificate III in Greengrocery 22340VIC.

Career Pathways

On completion you will be qualified to work as a Greengrocer Assistant.

Enrolment Intake

  • February

Units Of Study

The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.

Code Subjects Hours
AMPR106 Process sales transactions 10
BSBSUS201 PARTICIPATE IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES 20
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others 20
FDFOP1003A CARRY OUT MANUAL HANDLING TASKS 30
FDFOP1005A Operate basic equipment 30
FDFOP2005A Work in a socially diverse environment 30
HLTAID003 PROVIDE FIRST AID 18
SFLSOP004 Receive and store floristry stock 30
SIRRFSA001 Handle food safely in a retail environment 40
SIRRINV001 Receive and handle retail stock 35
SIRXCEG001 Engage the customer 30
SIRXCEG002 Assist with customer difficulties 40
SIRXCOM001 Communicate in the workplace to support team and customer outcomes 40
SIRXDLV001 Deliver food products 20
SIRXPDK002 Advise on food products and services 30
SIRXSLS001 Sell to the retail customer 20
SIRXSLS002 Follow point-of-sale procedures 20
TLIA3016 Use inventory systems to organise stock control 30
TLID2004 Load and unload goods/cargo 30
TLIE1005 Carry out basic workplace calculations 20
TLILIC2001 Licence to operate a forklift truck 40
VU22011 Work effectively in the fresh produce industry 35
VU22012 Identify fruits and vegetables 30