The world of engineering is dynamic, fast paced, technically challenging and exciting. This ever-changing environment offers stimulating and rewarding careers in a range of sectors. The Higher National Certificate in Engineering is a two-year part-time course which enables you to study modules and topics that are relevant to a range of careers. This broad focus allows you to complement your professional experience with a strong grasp of the underpinning principles that support a successful career in engineering.View more
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
The food industry is the UK's largest manufacturing sector and is experiencing a shortage of talented professionals to work in commercial, technical and product development roles. This course gives you the knowledge and skills in food production, food legislation, food product development and nutrition to take on a range of exciting career opportunities in this vibrant and fast paced industry.View more
If you’re interested or involved in any part of food product development, from concept to counter, this course helps you gain the skills you need to succeed. In addition to the one-year full-time course, there is also the option to take a UK or overseas work placement of typically 12 months.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
1 - 2 years
Specialise in public health nutrition on a course developed following Association for Nutrition (AfN) guidelines. You cover the scientific background of human nutrition at a subcellular and population level, and professional aspects such as policy implementation. Graduates of this course can join the AfN as an associate nutritionist, enhancing their professional status.View more
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
Our Level 3 Team Leader Apprenticeship has been designed to give you the specific skills, knowledge and experience they’re looking for, whilst working in the food sector. So once you qualify, you’ll have a solid foundation to take your career as far as you like.
As a Team leader, you could be working in a variety of different ways. Therefore your training will include a mix of classroom and on-the-job learning to ensure you complete your Apprenticeship with a sought-after combination of leadership skills – making you a huge asset to your employer.