This specific module describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to perform tomato paste and ketchup making. By the end of this module, a learner will be able to prepare fresh tomatoes, Make tomato pulp, Make the paste, Make the ketchup, Package the products and Pasteurize/ sterilize the product

Coffee is the main Rwandan export commodity and the Rwandan government has been actively promoting coffee growing and processing through its various awarded coffee competitions. Coffee roasting adds more value to coffee but coffee roasting facilities are still very few in Rwanda. One of the reasons is insufficiency of skilled personnel in coffee roasting. The module on coffee roasting focuses on equipping the learners with practical skills in roasting coffee. The module is intended for learners who have successfully completed the certificate IV in food processing. At the end of the module, learners will be able to

Prepare materials and equipment, Receive parchment coffee, Perform green coffee bean hulling and polishing, Roast coffee beans, Grade and grind roasted coffee beans, Check the quality of coffee and Package coffee

The competence is one of the specific competences that learner joining certificate V in Food processing are supposed to cover. It is designed to equip the learner with skills and knowledge on food microorganism analysis. At the end of the competence, the learner will be able to:

- Prepare liquid and solid culture medium, Prepare the sample and necessary dilutions, Grow and isolate specific microorganisms, enumerate microorganisms, Identify microorganisms according to Gram stain

Extruded products processing is an important sub-sector of cereal processing industry and in Rwanda, the demand of these products is high on the market. Majority of extruded products are imported due to the lack of processing units as well as skilled employees in that field. The competence intends to equip the learners with necessary skills to make extruded products such as spaghetti, macaroni, and noodles. This module is for the learners who have successfully completed the food processing certificate IV. The learner will be qualified to prepare the work area and equipment, make spaghetti, macaroni, and noodles products. The learner will also be able to create his own processing unit or work effectively in the extruded products processing industry with ability to manage limited resources.

The module on processing coffee cherries into parchment coffee focuses on equipping the learners with practical skills in preparation of parchment coffee. The module is intended for learners who have successfully completed the certificate IV in food processing. At the end of the module, learners will be able to: Prepare the work area, Prepare materials and equipment, Receive coffee cherries (identification and selection of good quality coffee cherries), Perform coffee cherries pulping and fermentation, Wash and dry coffee beans, Grade coffee beans, Package parchment coffee Learners will be able to carry out the above tasks working in coffee washing stations or being self-employed with a high degree of efficiency and an ability to manage limited resources.