This course begins year one by providing you with the building blocks you need for the industry. You will study maths, science and management and cover processes of design, planning and scheduling techniques, and important health and safety principles. You will gain technical knowledge of robotics and programmable logic controllers, factory layouts and inventory control. In your second year, you will continue to develop your cognitive skills by applying your theoretical knowledge to practical projects.View more
Study a multi-disciplinary engineering course that opens up exciting career opportunities in the food and drink industry, the largest manufacturing sector in the UK. This course has been developed in collaboration with some of the UK's biggest food and drink manufacturing companies and best loved brands. You gain practical experience through paid industry placements and develop specialist expertise in food engineering, food manufacture efficiency and sustainability.View more
This course is ideal if you are a practising engineer or recent graduate looking to open up exciting career opportunities in the food and drink industry. Designed in collaboration with the Food and Drink Federation, the National Skills Academy for Food and Drink and some of the UK's biggest companies, and supported by our Centre of Excellence for Food Engineering, it gives you the knowledge and skills to become a technical specialist in this growing sector.View more
This course has been designed for those working in the food industry, with no formal qualifications, to develop an understanding of factors involved in food processing, handling and quality. On completion of the course, students receive a BTEC National Certificate in Food Science and Manufacturing Technology.View more
3 - 4 years
Food, nutrition and health is always in the news. Health promotion is particularly important as we strive to deal with nutritional trends and the challenges they present. This part-time course is designed to develop the knowledge and understanding of the link between food, nutrition and health.View more
The catering section at The Sheffield College has an exceptional reputation at both national and international levels. The section is known for delivering excellent training in outstanding industry kitchens that are equipped with an enviable range of cutting edge equipment.
The level 3 qualification is delivered over two years and covers all the skills and techniques necessary to work at an advanced craft level in the Patisserie sector of the industry. The aim of the course is to extend the patisserie skills already achieved from a level 2 qualification. The course is delivered by a Masterchef of Great Britain.
You will learn the advanced practical skills and techniques that will equip you for work in this popular and rewarding industry.
An ideal student for this course is one who is motivated and passionate about working in the bakery industry and with an interest in making and baking a wide range of cakes, breads, scones and pastries. You must be flexible and self-motivated. You will need good preparation skills and to be well organised