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Certificate in Food Manufacturing Operations

Programme Code: CR_EFDMO_6
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time
No. of Semesters:2
NFQ Level:6
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:50
programmeReviewDate:August 2019

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) Demonstrate general knowledge of scientific principles, in the fields of biology, chemistry, measurement science, basic mathematics and technology, whilst working in a structured and managed environment.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) Use and apply specific knowledge of Science, Food processing and Good Manufacturing Practice in operations of a food manufacturing industrty.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) Write standard operating procedures, follow approved validation and quality procedures, assist at quality audits and accurately gather, record and process technical information using standard computer application systems.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) Formulate responses to routine day to day manufacturing problems in the work place.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) Use technical knowledge to monitor and assess trends so as to minimize non conformances.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) Exercise personal responsibility, contribute constructively in a team across core scientific disciplines and communicate effectively.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) Evaluate and identify his and her learning and development needs in a structured and managed environment.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) Demonstrate an awareness of relevant social and ethical issues.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
BIOL6007 Biomolecules and Cells
MGMT6021 cGMP 1 & Quality Assurance
PHYS6027 Measurement Science
MATH6000 Essential Mathematical Skills

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
CHEP6001 Process Engineering Labs 1
MECH6007 Thermofluids
FOOD6003 Food Processing
FOOD6002 QA in Food Manufacturing
PLAC8001 Herbal Science Placement

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