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This qualification is designed primarily for learners in the fish and shellfish industry who wish to develop intermediate skills and knowledge required to confirm occupational
competence at work.
The qualification provides choice in a wide range of automated or manual processing techniques or distribution, service and retail skills to confirm occupational competence.
This qualification is designed primarily for learners in the fish and shellfish industry who wish to develop advanced skills and knowledge required to confirm occupational competence at work. The qualification provides choice in a wide range of control, monitoring and management of processing operations or distribution, service and retail operations to confirm occupational competence.
This is the industry standard for qualified waiting on and bar staff. Successful achievement means that learners have proven knowledge skills and understanding of the fundamental practices of the food and drink service. Suitable for those currently employed in such a position, but without a relevant qualification, or for those wishing to advance their career prospects.
This FdSc programme is mapped to the FdSc Food and Drink Operations and Manufacturing Management standard to enable employers to utilise the apprenticeship levy to develop their operation management teams and provide progression opportunities for employees. This programme is also available as a stand-alone FdSc to provide access to non-levy funded or self-funded students.
They allow students to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the food and beverage/front of house sector.
The qualifications cover all aspects of food and beverage service supervision.
They will deliver the key skills required by the learner to ensure they will have a thorough understanding of the role and expectations that any future employer will expect of them.
The Level 2 Diploma or Certificate Food and Beverage Service is for candidates who wish to work in the hospitality industry and already have knowledge of the basic principles of restaurant or bar work, or who can demonstrate commitment and enthusiasm to work and study in order to supplement their existing knowledge.
Candidates will be required to display both practical skills and the associated knowledge in order to complete the assessments.
The qualification covers both food safety and safety at work, menu knowledge and design, customer service and handling payments and food and beverage service and product knowledge.
The Food and Drink industry is an exciting place to be a Maintenance Engineer. World class companies in the industry use some of the most innovative, modern and technically automated equipment available to manufacture a wide range of food and drink products for consumers. Companies employ Mechanical and/or Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineers according to the type of products they make.
Multi-skilled Maintenance Engineers need to maximise the benefits of technology. Depending on the type of product and plant in the company, engineering activities carried out will include routine maintenance, fault finding and diagnosis. testing and commissioning. They must ensure that maintenance activities contribute to optimising food and drink production levels.
For those who are looking for an engineering position in the food manufacturing industry, an Apprenticeship is a hands-on work-based route.
We are the only college delivering this Standard in the South West of England.
The course is approved by the National Skills Academy for Food & Drink. We have dedicated resources specific to the food and drink sector and all course content is contextualised within the sector.
This standard focuses on working on food and drink production lines within food manufacturing plants and businesses. This 2 year apprenticeship is based at our Holbeach campus and awards an Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2 Diploma in Food and Drink Operations.
Food and drink process operators work in manufacturing, one of the largest and fastest growing sectors in the food and drink industry.
You could be employed by a company that specialises in one type of product, for example ready meals, soft drinks or confectionery; or in a company that makes a wide range of different products.
Your apprenticeship will be tailored depending on your place of work and you study principles of manufacturing practice, food safety and HACCP, maintaining product quality and health, safety and environmental standards.
For those who are looking for entry level position in the food manufacturing industry, an Apprenticeship is a hands-on work-based route. It can be general, so many disciplines are covered or can be specialised for those with an interest in a specific area such as production, technical or product development.
The food industry is diverse and roles range from agronomy and food production through buying, product development, marketing and commercial sales. There are many associated roles such as financial, human resources, laboratory based, nutrition and health or sensory analysis.