Food & Beverage Industry

Student Information


People wishing to pursue a career in the industry can choose to work in any of the following key industry sectors:


  • Food

  • Baking

  • Confectionery

  • Dairy

  • Eggs

  • Fruit and vegetables

  • Meat

  • Millers

  • Pet food

  • Poultry


Beverage and Tobacco

  • Beer and brewing

  • Non-alcoholic beverages

  • Spirit manufacturing

  • Wine processing 


To find a Registered Training Organisation that deliver the related Training Packages, click on the appropriate link: my skills


FDF10    Food Processing and Wine Sector

MTM11   Australian Meat Industry


To learn more on how to obtain skills at school, download a copy of the 'Your Future Food' brochure.

Western Australia’s food and beverage industry cover around 1,200 businesses employing a workforce around 19,500, with more than two-thirds of these businesses situated in the Perth metropolitan area and South West. Food embodies around 14% by value of the state’s manufacturing industry.
The industry supplies a number of high-value niche domestic and international markets. As a result of strict safety and quality systems the industries provide premium quality food and beverage products to customers throughout the globe.

Links & Resources

Please refer to our Links & Resources for information on Careers, Industry Associations and Employee and Employer organisations within this industry.