Food & Drink Manufacturing

Employing over 500,000 people in over 7000 separate companies, the UK food and drink industry is one of the largest and most competitive manufacturing sectors in the world. Food manufacturers are the vital link in the food supply chain.

By undertaking a Food Manufacturing qualification(s) at the appropriate level you will develop and strengthen the necessary skills to work efficiently within the food and drink manufacturing industry.

Why Food & Drink Manufacturing?

  • Opportunities available throughout the UK
  • The skills learned are potentially transferable to manufacturing roles in other industries
  • The qualifications achieved are recognised by employers and will be a real advantage when you are thinking of promotion or applying for a job.

The Apprenticeship Framework

The Apprenticeship Framework consists of a suite of qualifications , usually an NVQ, Essential Skills and a Technical Certificate. These qualifications have been agreed by the Sector Skills Council responsible for Food and Drink Manufacturing.

The time taken to complete the apprenticeship framework differs for each individual but you should expect to complete within 12 to 15 months. At induction an Individual Learning Plan is agreed and put together, personalised for your learning.

Dependent on your current job role and prior learning, learning can be undertaken at one of the following levels. Once complete you may have the opportunity to progress to the next level.

  • Level 2 – Foundation Apprenticeship

The Next Step

Contact one of our qualified Training Coordinators who will be able to help you decide which level is suitable for you.

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