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Food Industry Skills and Technical Management

Many career opportunities await learners taking our Food Industry Skills and Technical Management apprenticeship.

Overview

Available at Level 2 and Level 3, our apprenticeship in Food Industry Skills and Technical Management gives students core knowledge on a broad range of subjects, that can be used in a wide range of careers across the food and drink sector – from bakers and butchers to manufacturing plants.

Framework

Funding band: £1,500

Length: Minimum 12 months

Sample Units:

  • Shut down plant and equipment in food manufacture
  • Understand how to shut down plant and equipment in food manufacture
  • Start up multi stage operations in food manufacture
  • Understand how to start up multi stage operations in food manufacture
  • Shutdown multi stage operations in food manufacture
  • Understand how to shut down multi stage operations in food manufacture
  • Report and record production operations in food manufacture
  • Understand how to report and record production operations in food manufacture
  • Carry out product changeovers in food manufacture
  • Understand how to carry out product changeovers in food manufacture

Career Progression:

  • Food preparation and processing
  • Food science and technology
  • Food hygiene, safety and quality
  • Food team leading/management

 

Funding band: £6,000

Length: Minimum 18 months

Sample Units:

  • Diagnose problems in food operations
  • Understand how to diagnose problems in food operation
  • Resolve problems in food operations
  • Understand how to resolve problems in food operations
  • Carry out sampling for quality control in food operations
  • Understand how to carry out sampling for quality control in food operations
  • Carry out testing for quality control in food operations
  • Understand how to carry out tests for quality control in food operations
  • Monitor and control quality of work activities in food operations
  • Monitor and control throughput to achieve targets in food operations
  • Understand how to monitor and control throughput to achieve targets in food operations
  • Carry out quality audits in food operations
  • Understand how to carry out quality audits in food operations
  • Develop test samples in food manufacture
  • Understand how to develop test samples in food manufacture

Career Progression:

  • Food preparation manager/consultant
  • Food processing and manufacture technician/manager
  • Food sales and service manager
  • Quality assurance technician/manager.

Next Steps

To find out more how this apprenticeship can help and support your organisation call 0208 952 4856 or email apprenticeships@strivetraining.co.uk to find out more.