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Food Industry Skills

The food industry is made up of a wide range of sectors, from bakery to meat and poultry; brewing to fish and shellfish. As such it requires a broad range of skills and knowledge.

The qualifications available within this suite develop good manufacturing practices, skills and knowledge across a variety of different sectors. They are applicable for most automated or semi-automated food and drink processing businesses.

Discover our range qualification support materials below for Level 1, Level 2, Level 3 and Level 4. 

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Level 1

This 'certificate' qualification is designed primarily for learners who wish to develop their food skills and understanding to support progression to further learning.

This 'diploma' qualification is designed primarily for learners who wish to develop their food skills and understanding to support progression to further learning.

Level 1

Level 2

This qualification is designed for learners who are working in a food manufacture or supply chain environment. It offers learners the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge required to prove competence at work in team leadership roles.

This qualification is designed primarily for learners who wish to develop intermediate occupational skills and knowledge in a wide range of automated or semi-automated food processing techniques, or food service/retail skills to confirm occupational competence.

This qualification is designed primarily for learners who wish to develop intermediate occupational skills and knowledge in a wide range of fresh produce skills to confirm occupational competence.

This qualification is designed primarily for learners who wish to develop intermediate occupational skills and knowledge in techniques and change processes that drive improvement and sustainability in food supply chain businesses.

This qualification is designed primarily for learners who wish to develop intermediate occupational skills and knowledge in a wide range of automated or semi-automated food processing techniques, or food service/retail skills to confirm occupational competence.

This 'diploma' qualification is designed primarily for learners who wish to develop intermediate occupational skills and knowledge in a wide range of automated or semi-automated food processing techniques, or food service/retail skills to confirm occupational competence

This qualification is designed for learners who are working in regulated Plant Inspection Assistant roles for the post-mortem inspection of poultry carcases and offal in processing environments. Plant Inspection Assistants must select and achieve units across the bird species that appertain to their role.

This qualification is designed primarily for learners in the fish and shellfish industry who wish to develop intermediate skills and knowledge required to confirm occupational competence at work.

This qualification is designed for learners who are working in the dairy industry; it develops dairy specific skills and specialist dairy subject knowledge which support career progression in dairy industry roles.

This qualification is designed primarily for learners who wish to develop intermediate occupational skills and knowledge in a wide range of automated or semi-automated food processing techniques, or food service/retail skills to confirm occupational competence.

This qualification is designed primarily for learners who wish to develop intermediate occupational skills and knowledge in a wide range of brewing skills to confirm occupational competence.

This qualification is designed primarily for learners who wish to develop their food skills and understanding to support progression to further learning.

This qualification is designed primarily for learners who wish to develop intermediate occupational skills and knowledge in techniques and change processes that drive improvement and sustainability in food supply chain businesses.

This 'certificate' qualification is designed primarily for learners who wish to develop intermediate occupational skills and knowledge in a wide range of automated or semi-automated food processing techniques, or food service/retail skills to confirm occupational competence.

This qualification is designed primarily for learners in the meat and poultry industry who wish to develop intermediate skills and knowledge required to confirm occupational competence at work.

This qualification is designed primarily for learners in the meat and poultry industry who wish to develop intermediate skills and knowledge required to confirm occupational competence at work.

This qualification is designed primarily for learners in the fish and shellfish industry who wish to develop intermediate skills and knowledge required to confirm occupational competence at work.

This qualification is designed for learners who are working in the dairy industry; it develops dairy specific skills and specialist dairy subject knowledge which support career progression in dairy industry roles.

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

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This qualification is designed for learners who wish to develop higher level occupational skills and knowledge in directing/managing the change processes and techniques that drive improvement and sustainability in food supply chain businesses.

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This qualification is designed primarily for learners in the fish and shellfish industry who wish to develop advanced skills and knowledge required to confirm occupational competence at work.

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This qualification is designed primarily for learners in the fresh produce industry who wish to develop advanced skills and knowledge required to confirm occupational competence at work.

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This qualification is designed primarily for learners who wish to develop advanced occupational skills and knowledge in techniques and change processes that drive improvement and sustainability in food supply chain businesses.

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This qualification is designed primarily for learners who wish to develop advanced occupational skills and knowledge in a wide range of supervisory and monitoring skills in food processing, food service and retail to confirm occupational competence.

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This qualification is designed for learners who are working in a food manufacture or supply chain environment. It offers learners the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge required to prove competence at work in supervisory management roles.

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This qualification is designed primarily for learners in the meat and poultry industry who wish to develop advanced skills and knowledge required to confirm occupational competence at work.

Service Name

This qualification is designed primarily for learners in the fresh produce industry who wish to develop advanced skills and knowledge required to confirm occupational competence at work.

Service Name

This qualification is designed primarily for learners who wish to develop advanced occupational skills and knowledge in techniques and change processes that drive improvement and sustainability in food supply chain businesses.

Service Name

This qualification is designed primarily for learners in the fish and shellfish industry who wish to develop advanced skills and knowledge required to confirm occupational competence at work. 

Service Name

This qualification is designed primarily for learners who wish to develop advanced occupational skills and knowledge in a wide range of supervisory and monitoring skills in food processing, food service and retail to confirm occupational competence.

Service Name

This qualification is designed for learners who are working in a food manufacture or supply chain environment. It offers learners the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge required to prove competence at work in supervisory management roles.

Service Name

This qualification is designed primarily for learners in the meat and poultry industry who wish to develop advanced skills and knowledge required to confirm occupational competence at work.

Level 3
Level 4

End-point Assessment material

Why not check out our range of support material for each of our apprenticeship standards?

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