Our exciting range of food and drink courses are from some of the most prestigious Colleges, Universities and Training Providers from around the country.
Production chefs strive to produce customers’ meals consistently to perfection according to predetermined specifications. They have the ability to work independently often in hot and highly challenging kitchen environments.
Production Chefs are likely to work in organisations where brands, recipes and menus have been created by a central development team. Production chefs work quickly and efficiently, producing food often in high volumes, which is repeated day after day, requiring energy, highly methodical organisational skills and attention to detail.
The Level 2 Diploma or Certificate in Food Production and Cooking is for candidates
who wish to work in the hospitality industry and already have knowledge of the basic principles of kitchen 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 safety and quality of food is a major concern to consumers, retailers, manufactures and regulators. High profile incidents have highlighted the need for the effective management systems and regulatory frameworks for food safety at the local, national and international levels.
Increasingly, professionals within this field require specialised knowledge and skills to help them identify and effectively manage risks. In response to these challenges, this PgCert/PgDip/MSc has been designed to meet the development needs of UK and international food safety specialists working in commerce and industry and enforcement agencies.
Professionally accredited by the Institute of Food Science and Technology, the Food Science and Technology degree at Cardiff Met aims to provide you with a broad understanding of modern food industries.
The course combines theoretical studies and practical work, which may be applied in the modern industrial food environment. The modular structure of the course is designed to allow you to develop your own career path according to the modules selected.
The degree continues to perform well in recruitment to the food industry post graduation.
Course information on this page relates to September 2018 entry.
Please note: This programme will undergo periodic review in 2017/18. As such, course content shown below may change to ensure the programme remains current. Any applicants will be informed of any changes once confirmed.
The food industry in the United Kingdom has developed a world-renown reputation for the production of exceptional quality, safe, wholesome products. To maintain this position in the global market, it is vital that the workforce is equally competent and highly skilled.
The Masters of Food Science and Technology at Cardiff Met has been designed to provide you with professional training combining comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge within the fields of food science and food technology.
The programme will combine food science, technology and nutrition with the objective of creating innovative food products whilst ensuring that they are safe, wholesome and nutritious. This will also help address future issues such as, prevention and treatment of chronic disease, malnutrition, resource depletion and food fraud. New product development (NPD) is a key element, whilst industry relevant areas such as communication, entrepreneurship, team and project management are embedded in the programme.
This FdSc programme is mapped to the FdSc Food Science and Technology standard to enable employers to utilise the apprenticeship levy to develop their scientific and technical 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.
This BSc (Hons) programme is mapped to the BSc (Hons) Food Science and Technology standard to enable employers to utilise the apprenticeship levy to develop their scientific and technical teams and provide progression opportunities for employees. This programme is also available as a stand-alone BSc (Hons) to provide access to non-levy funded or self-funded students.
This course has been designed to meet the needs of the food and drink industry by providing high-level training. You'll be taught in our fantastic facilities, including a specialist food processing laboratory, and you'll have the opportunity to develop your scientific and technical skills.
This qualification is tailored to those working food processing and manufacturing outlets and covers a wide range of environments from bakeries ready meal production in small or large operations. General duties include the production of food products to meet customer specifications – this will involve hands on preparation of the product, maintaining food hygiene and health and safety regulations as well as cleaning, packaging and dispatch of the finished product.
Our Level 3 Food Technologist Apprenticeship gives you the chance to gain a Level 3 Diploma in Food Technology and enhance your career prospects within the food and drink industry. The course has been carefully designed to meet the needs of the food and drink industry to develop your core skills, knowledge and behaviours in food science and technology.
If you aspire to being a specialist in new product development or food quality or a technical manager working in the food science industry, then this could be the course for you!
This apprenticeship is ideal if you are employed by a grower, in a large or small food manufacturer or by a retailer and are working in a laboratory, development or factory based role.
You will gain knowledge of legislation and regulations in the food and drink industry, audit processes, food chemistry and microbiology whilst developing your skills in risk management, product trials, sensory evaluation and much more.