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Food Manufacturing Excellence

Learners on the Food Manufacturing Excellence apprenticeship will gain unrivalled knowledge in all aspects of food preparation.

Overview

Students on our Food Manufacturing Excellence apprenticeship will attain the skills required for a career in food processing, packaging and service, in both technician and supervisory roles. Working closely with their expert assessor, students will learn how to maintain and improve food safety, and achieve excellence in food operations. This apprenticeship is available at Level 2 and Level 3.

Framework

Funding band: £1,500

Length: Minimum 12 months

Sample Units:

  • Maintain workplace food safety standards in operations
  • Understand how to maintain workplace food safety standards in operations
  • Maintain workplace health and safety in food operations
  • Understand how to maintain workplace health and safety in food operations
  • Contribute to environmental safety in food operations
  • Understand how to contribute to environmental safety in food operations
  • Contribute to the maintenance of plant and equipment in food operations

Career Progression:

  • Food processing operative
  • Food packaging and distribution operative
  • Food service/sales operative
  • Food quality assurance operative

Funding band: £6,000

Length: Minimum 18 months

Sample Units:

  • Understand how to contribute to continuous improvement of food safety in manufacture
  • Contribute to the development of an achieving excellence culture in food operations
  • Understand how to contribute to the development of an achieving excellence culture in food operations
  • Plan organisational change for achieving excellence in food operations
  • Understand how to plan organisational change for achieving excellence in food operations
  • Manage organisational change for achieving excellence in food operations

Career Progression:

  • Food processing controller/technician
  • Food packaging and distribution controller/technician
  • Food service/sales controller/supervisor
  • Food quality assurance controller/supervisor

Funding band: £7,367

Length: Up to 12 months

Sample Units:

  • Direct the implementation of an achieving excellence strategy in food operations
  • Understand how to direct the implementation of an achieving excellence strategy in food operations
  • Lead the identification of priorities in achieving excellence in food operations
  • Lead the quantification of current performance in achieving excellence in food operations
  • Lead the analysis of current performance in achieving excellence in food operations
  • Lead the improvement of performance in achieving excellence in food operations
  • Lead the control of performance in achieving excellence in food operations

Career Progression:

  • Lean/improvement manager
  • Food preparation manager/consultant
  • Food processing and manufacture manager
  • Food sales and service manager
  • Quality and improvement manager.