To reflect the nature of many food businesses today, our qualifications cover the food supply chain.
Agriculture and farming are critical to providing a sustainable food source to both UK and export markets. The current focus is around sustainability, environmental issues, animal welfare and driving up food quality.
This part of the supply chain has never been more challenged by consumer and retailer demands. Therefore innovation, responsiveness and high levels of safety, hygiene and traceability are paramount.
The interface between product and consumer, this is a diverse area with increasing choice for demanding consumers. The internet continues to have a significant impact on all businesses.
This is a dynamic and fast moving industry where cost control is paramount. Automation in storage facilities is advancing rapidly and energy efficiency a major concern for transportation businesses.
Safe use of knives in meat inspection was developed with FDQ to achieve national accreditation.
Health & Safety Advisor
Food Standards Agency
FDQ centre of excellence, University of Lincoln, Holbeach campus are the proud learning providers for FDQ learner Tasha Devey. She has been recognised by the National Skills Academy for Food and Drink, as the 2000th Food and Drink Apprentice in a year.Read more
Worldskills UK are looking for talented butchers to showcase their skills and battle to be named the champion in the Butchery WorldSkills UK National Competition for the first time this year.
This competition focuses on all the essential skills required for a successful career as a multi-skilled Butcher within the food manufacturing industry.Read more
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