Principles of Working in Food Manufacture Level 2 Award
Duration:3 to 6 months
Study options:Work-Based Learning
This qualification is an Award requiring achievement of 8 credits. Candidates are encouraged to work at their own pace following individual programmes of learning. The length of time taken to complete will depend upon many factors but we expect most candidates to complete within 3 - 6 months.
This qualification is designed for learners who are working in food operative roles in food Manufacturing environments. The choice of pathways allows learners to select units that are
most relevant to their own employment, learning and progression requirements, to include:
The food and drink manufacturing sector
Working safely in food manufacture
Food safety for manufacturing
Working effectively in food manufacture
Product quality and improvements in food manufacture
The use and storage of materials in food manufacture
The qualification is a nationally regulated qualification and is assessed by multiple choice examination for each unit.
Open distance learning and work based assessment. Your College Assessor will visit the workplace which must comply with working in a safe environment. The qualification is a nationally regulated qualification and is assessed by multiple choice examination for each unit.
On-line support is available through a virtual learning environment.
The principles of food safety for manufacturing can be achieved by the learner successfully completing the Level 2 Food Safety for Manufacturing, Level 2 Food Safety for Manufacturing (Meat & Poultry) or equivalent awards.
Suitable learners of all ages are invited to join anytime of the year. It is not essential that you are employed in the industry.
All applicants will undertake a thorough training needs analysis to ensure that the correct course and levels are chosen.
The qualification is not part of the Food and Drink Apprenticeship framework. It can be used as a stepping stone to larger qualifications of this type:
L2 Award, Certificate or Diploma for Proficiency in Food Industry Skills, Food Manufacturing Excellence, Meat & Poultry Industry Skills, Baking Industry Skills, Food Team Leading.