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Food Industry Skills Apprenticeship

Duchy College Rosewarne | Stoke Climsland LEVEL: 2 Food Technology & Production

A food manufacturing apprenticeship is the ideal way to earn money whilst gaining a nationally recognised qualification. The provision is open to anyone aged 16+ years provided that you meet current eligibility.

You must be fully employed in your chosen career path and hold a genuine interest in your area of work, demonstrating enthusiasm and a strong determination to succeed.

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Ideal if:

You are already or would like to be employed in the food and drink industry.

Entry Requirements:

2 GCSEs at grade D or above, although applicants with relevant prior experience will be considered and must be prepared to work towards a level 2 functional skills qualification in English and maths.

What You Will Learn:

The programme contains a wide range of work-based activities that help you to appreciate the systems that are essential for good practice, safe preparation and processing. These are operated in accordance to the quality standards demanded by industry and by today's customers.

The overall food manufacturing apprenticeship provision focuses on enhancing your ability to practice specialist industry skills and to consistently demonstrate appropriate levels of competence.  This is delivered with the ongoing support of our dedicated team members, offering guidance to both the learner and employer.

You will undertake a Level 2 Certificate for Proficiency in Food Manufacture, with choices offered in:

  • Distribution skills
  • Operational skills
  • Craft Bakery skills
  • Process Bakery skills
  • Production Control skills
  • Brewing Industry Skills
  • Fish & Shellfish Industry Skills
  • Butchery Industry Skills
  • Food Manufacturing Excellence / Lean Manufacturing

Programme content includes:

  • Principles of working in food manufacture
  • Essential areas of production
  • Systems for good practice
  • Monitor and maintain product quality
  • Safe preparation
  • Food processing
  • Control mixing and size reduction
  • Monitor and maintain product quality
  • Food hygiene
  • Maintain workplace food safety
  • Uphold workplace health and safety in food manufacture
  • Diagnose and rectify operating problems
  • Organisation and continuity in the workplace
  • Emergency first aid course
  • Level 2 Award in Food Safety
  • Level 2 Award in Health and Safety
  • Functional skills or key skills (where applicable)

Expect:

A wide range of work-based activities to help you understand the systems essential for good practice, safe preparation and processing in line with the quality standards demanded by industry and today's customers.

You’ll love:

Earning money while gaining a nationally recognised qualification.

Progression:

On successful completion you can commence work in the industry using your practical skills or progress onto the advanced work-based diploma in Food Manufacturing or further / higher education opportunities.

COURSE OFFERINGS

Food Industry Skills Apprenticeship

Start Date

This course is offered throughout the year, please contact us for the latest start dates.

Campus

Rosewarne

Duration

1 year


Food Industry Skills Apprenticeship

Start Date

This course is offered throughout the year, please contact us for the latest start dates.

Campus

Stoke Climsland

Duration

1 year



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