Our exciting range of food and drink courses are from some of the most prestigious Colleges, Universities and Training Providers from around the country.
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.
This standard focuses on making sure food and drink products are of the right quality and safe to eat and drink. This 3 year apprenticeship is based at our Holbeach campus and awards an Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3 Diploma in Food Technology.
This online, flexible and distributed learning (FDL) MSc in Food Technology for Industry aims to develop food manufacturing industry staff, particularly those working in technical quality assurance and new product development, with specific reference and application to their own practice. This applied programme is intended to challenge the preconceptions and practice of participants, as well as developing their knowledge, skills and competencies.
No attendance at the university is required for this programme, since it is delivered by electronic means only.
The Professional Certificate Food Technology (with Bakery, Dairy, Meat or Nutrition Specialism) is aimed at those working in the food manufacturing industry who wish to achieve a higher education qualification, gain credit for their knowledge and experience, and progress within their career.
This qualification is designed primarily for learners who wish to develop intermediate occupational skills and knowledge in a wide range of brewing skills to confirm occupational
Currently, the qualification is available within the Food and Drink Apprenticeship framework. However, learners may wish to achieve this qualification outside of the apprenticeship
framework where this better meets their learning and development needs or training plan and future progression goals.