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Fresh Produce

This apprenticeship offers learners the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge required to progress upwards and onwards in the produce industry.

Overview

Available at both Level 2 and Level 3, our apprenticeship in Fresh Produce allows students to learn the core principles of working with a wide range of fresh produce. Students will work alongside expert assessors with experience in the food industry, to learn core skills including produce ripening, packing, storage and quality control.

Framework

Funding band: £1,500

Length: Minimum 12 months

Sample Units:

  • Understand how to cut fresh produce by hand
  • Understand how to control fresh produce washing operations
  • Principles of fresh produce ripening
  • Principles of fresh produce packaging
  • Display food products in a retail environment

Professional Progression:

  • Sales/Service Support Assistant
  • Fresh Produce Grading Operative
  • Warehouse and Storage Operative
  • Packing Operative

Funding band: £6,000

Length: Minimum 18 months

Sample Units:

  • Understand how to design and develop fresh produce products
  • Carry out sampling for quality control in food operations
  • Principles of the fresh produce supply chain
  • Principles of food labelling in food operations
  • Analyse and report data

Professional Progression:

  • Sales/Service Manager
  • Quality Manager
  • Warehouse and Storage Manager  
  • Packaging Manager

Professional Progression

This apprenticeship is ideal for organisations looking to upskill or qualify their employees for the following sample positions:

  • Sales/Service Support Assistant
  • Fresh Produce Grading Operative

  • Warehouse and Storage Operative

  • Packing Operative

This apprenticeship is ideal for organisations looking to upskill or qualify their employees for the following sample positions:

 

  • Sales/Service Manager

  • Quality Manager

  • Warehouse and Storage Manager

  • Packaging Manager

 

Next Steps

Contact Strive Training’s Apprenticeship team on 0208 952 4856 or email apprenticeships@strivetraining.co.uk to find out more bout this apprenticeship.