Qualifications for Food and Beverage Manufacturing

FoodBev SETA qualifications for the Food and Beverage Manufacturing industries.

Qualifications for Food and Beverage Manufacturing

Interested in a career in the food and beverage sector? The FoodBevSETA has career path options for you.

FOODBEV SETA Qualifications for Qualifications for Food and Beverage Manufacturing

The FoodBev SETA (Sector Education and Training Authority) is responsible for overseeing the education and training of individuals working in the food and beverage industry in South Africa. The primary objective of the SETA is to promote skills development and job creation within the food and beverage sector. They ensure that the industry has access to a well-trained and skilled workforce.

One of the key functions of the FoodBev SETA is to facilitate the development of qualifications and training programs that are aligned with the needs of the food and beverage industry. This involves working closely with industry stakeholders, such as employers and trade associations, to identify the specific skills and competencies that are required to meet the needs of the sector. The SETA then uses this information to develop training programs that are relevant and effective, and which help to bridge the skills gap in the industry.

FOODBEV SETA and Skills Development: Qualifications for Food and Beverage Manufacturing

Another important role of the FoodBev SETA is to provide funding for skills development within the food and beverage sector. This funding is made available through a range of different programs and initiatives and is designed to support the training and development of individuals at all levels of the industry. For example, the SETA provides funding for learnerships, apprenticeships, and skills programs, as well as bursaries and scholarships for individuals studying in the food and beverage field.

Food and Beverage Manufacturing Sector

The Food and Beverages Manufacturing SETA clusters companies in line with their industrial activities. FoodBev SETA groups them according to the following five sub-sectors (Chambers):

  1. Baking, Cereals, Confectionery & Snacks (BCCS)
  2. Beverage Manufacturing
  3. Dairy Manufacturing
  4. Manufacture of Food Preparation Products
  5. Processed and Preserved Meat, Fish, Fruit and Vegetables

FoodBevSETA Qualifications Registered on SAQA

Qual / Prog IDTitleNQF LevelFieldMin CreditsRecorded Learning Programme
58345Further Education and Training Certificate: Food Manufacturing ManagementNQF Level 04Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology15057712
58026General Education and Training Certificate: Food and Beverage Handling ProcessesNQF Level 01Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology128 
20508National Certificate Food and Beverages Processing: Soft Drinks ProcessingNQF Level 03Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology122 
50308National Certificate: Bread and Flour Confectionery BakingNQF Level 03Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology140 
50307National Certificate: Bread and Flour Confectionery BakingNQF Level 02Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology124 
74189National Certificate: Cereals, Snacks, Pasta and Condiments ManufacturingNQF Level 03Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology120 
80928National Certificate: Confectionery (Chocolate, Sugar and Biscuit) ManufacturingNQF Level 03Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology130 
74250National Certificate: Dairy Primary ProcessingNQF Level 03Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology120 
59016National Certificate: Fish and Seafood ProcessingNQF Level 02Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology120 
20206National Certificate: Food and Beverage Manufacturing Technology: Spray Dried Food Product TechnologistLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L4Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology140 
57694National Certificate: Food and Beverage Packaging OperationsNQF Level 03Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology120 
20194National Certificate: Food and Beverage Processing: Fish and Seafood ProcessingNQF Level 03Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology130 
20509National Certificate: Food and Beverage Processing: Spirits ProcessingNQF Level 03Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology127 
20505National Certificate: Food and Beverages Processing: Brewing ProcessingNQF Level 03Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology127 
50305National Certificate: Food Laboratory AnalysisNQF Level 03Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology130 
20212National Certificate: Food Laboratory Practices: Dairy Laboratory AnalystNQF Level 03Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology130 
64029National Certificate: Food Processing: Plant BakingNQF Level 02Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology120 
59386National Certificate: Fresh Meat ProcessingNQF Level 03Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology120 
49743National Certificate: Manufacturing ManagementLevel TBA: Pre-2009 was L5Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology121 
57880National Certificate: Meat ProcessingNQF Level 03Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology120 

Qualifications for Food and Beverage Manufacturing

74229National Certificate: Milk and Cream Handling and StoringNQF Level 02Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology125
63929National Certificate: Spirits ProductionNQF Level 03Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology120
63869National Certificate: WinemakingNQF Level 03Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology120
49532National Diploma: Clear Fermented Beverage Processing: BrewingNQF Level 06Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology240
21847National Diploma: Manufacturing Management: Food and BeverageNQF Level 06Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology240
80686National Diploma: Supply Chain Management: Sensitive Consumer ProductsNQF Level 06Field 006 – Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology244

Occupational Qualifications

Check out the latest list of registered learnership qualifications here. This list includes learnerships for the FoodBev sector.

Many careers require qualifications to find employment. Use these lists to find the latest Occupational Certificates for the sector:

  • NQF. Level 1 and 2 for those with little or no high school and limited if any work experience

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FoodBev SETA Role: Qualifications for Food and Beverage Manufacturing

The FoodBev SETA also plays an important role in promoting transformation and equity within the industry. This involves working to address the historical imbalances and inequalities that exist within the sector, and ensuring that individuals from all backgrounds have access to training and development opportunities. The SETA also works to promote diversity and inclusion within the industry, and to encourage the participation of women, youth, and people with disabilities.

Overall, the FoodBev SETA plays a crucial role in supporting the growth and development of the food and beverage industry in South Africa. By promoting skills development and job creation, and by ensuring that the industry has access to a well-trained and skilled workforce, the SETA is helping to drive economic growth and create a more sustainable and equitable future for all.

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