Jam Jelly

Jam, Jelly and Ketchup Processing Technician


Food processing

Industry Highlights

The Indian food industry has emerged as a high-profit sector particularly with the food processing industry getting recognised as a high-priority area. Accounting for about 32 per cent of the country’s total food market, the food processing industry is one of the largest industries in India and is ranked fifth in terms of production, consumption, export and expected growth. The total food production in India is likely to double in the next ten years and there is an opportunity for large investments in food and food processing technologies, skills and equipment, especially in areas of Canning, Dairy and Food Processing, Specialty Processing, Packaging, Frozen Food/Refrigeration and Thermo Processing. Fruits & Vegetables, Fisheries, Milk & Milk Products, Meat & Poultry, Packaged/Convenience Foods, amongst others.

Course Highlights:

The course is intended to equip the successful trainees with the requisite knowledge and skills to prepare work area for hygiene and safety, and ensuring performance, efficiency and maintenance of process machineries and tools as per the specifications. On successful completion of the course, the candidate shall understand production of jam, jelly, ketchup using various machineries, documenting and maintaining records on raw materials, process and finished products and ensure health and safety at the workplace.

Desirable Personal Traits:

  • Action-oriented and problem-solving abilities
  • Good decision making abilities
  • Good oral and written communication skills

Career Options:

Job prospects: Jam, Jelly and Ketchup Processing Technician


150 hours of Internship with leading food processing industries.

Assessment and Certification:

Continuous assessment is carried out by the Training Service Provider and final assessment by an independent assessor, assigned by the Sector Skill Council. Certificate will be issued by Government of Kerala and the Sector Skill Council, to successful trainees.


  • Students enrolled in Plus One in any stream/ Students enrolled in 1st year of Bachelor’s Degree course in any stream;
  • Students who have successfully completed ‘Aptitude Test’ and ‘Personal Interview’.

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