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.
A world first in Greengrocery
You’re already working in the fresh produce trade, the Certificate III in Greengrocery will give you the edge with experience to further your future produce career. You will gain a deeper understanding of produce operations and product knowledge. Learn correct storage procedures, customer operations and a deeper understanding of 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. Develop your career in retail markets, supermarket fresh produce or fruit and vegetable retail operations.
- Retail produce manager
- Produce market manager
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.
CampusesWORKPLACE & INDUSTRY
DepartmentHorticulture and Landscaping
30 to 36 months period. One to two classes per fortnight.
Modes of DeliveryFlexible
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
Career PathwaysOn completion you will be qualified to work as a Greengrocer Supervisor.
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.
|AMPR106||Process sales transactions||10|
|BSBITU305||Conduct online transactions||40|
|BSBSUS201||PARTICIPATE IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES||20|
|BSBWHS301||Maintain workplace safety||40|
|FDFOP2005A||Work in a socially diverse environment||30|
|FDFOP2061A||USE NUMERICAL APPLICATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE||30|
|HLTAID003||PROVIDE FIRST AID||18|
|SFLSOP006||Display and merchandise floristry products||35|
|SIRRFSA001||Handle food safely in a retail environment||40|
|SIRRFSA002||Supervise a food safety program||40|
|SIRRINV001||Receive and handle retail stock||35|
|SIRRMER002||Merchandise food products||25|
|SIRRRTF001||Balance and secure point-of-sale terminal||20|
|SIRXCEG001||Engage the customer||30|
|SIRXCEG002||Assist with customer difficulties||40|
|SIRXCEG003||Build customer relationships and loyalty||40|
|SIRXCOM002||Work effectively in a team||30|
|SIRXCOM003||Promote team cohesion||30|
|SIRXDLV001||Deliver food products||20|
|SIRXPDK002||Advise on food products and services||30|
|SIRXRSK001||Identify and respond to security risks||30|
|SIRXRSK002||Maintain store security||20|
|SIRXSLS001||Sell to the retail customer||20|
|SITXCCS006||Provide service to customers||25|
|TLIA2009||Complete and check import/export documentation||40|
|TLIA3015||Complete receival/despatch documentation||40|
|TLIA3016||Use inventory systems to organise stock control||30|
|TLIA3026||Monitor storage facilities||30|
|TLIA3038||Control and order stock||40|
|TLIA4025||Regulate temperature controlled stock||20|
|TLID1001||Shift materials safely using manual handling methods||20|
|TLID2004||Load and unload goods/cargo||30|
|TLILIC2001||Licence to operate a forklift truck||40|
|VU22011||Work effectively in the fresh produce industry||35|
|VU22012||Identify fruits and vegetables||30|
|VU22013||Assess and maintain quality of fresh produce||40|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.