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What we offer

Our offer

We are an award winning End-point Assessment and Awarding Organisation for the food and drink industry. Our aim is to provide expert service to training providers, employers and apprentices in everything we offer. As an awarding organisation we provide over 100 food and drink qualifications. As for our End-point Assessments, we currently offer over 10 standards to be chosen from.

We pride ourselves on working closely with our customers. From the moment you book an end-point assessment with FDQ, or begin delivering our qualifications, our door is always open for any questions you need answering. Just give us a call. 

Discover more about what we provide by clicking the links below.

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Training Centres

As a food specialist awarding body and end-point assessment organisation the food and drink industry is at the heart of everything we do. That's why our specialist service is perfectly catered to provide the best possible service to your centre.

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We have developed a wide variety of resources and insider information into apprenticeships to help you and your apprentice prepare to go through their qualifications and their End-point Assessment (EPA).

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We know preparing for your qualifications or EPA can be tough,  that's why we've packaged all information for apprentices in one place.

Find out everything FDQ can offer for you


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Quality Assurance

Our expert panel of Quality Assurers are some of the best in the industry. Their role is mainly focused on 2 parts, the design of each and every one of our qualifications and apprenticeship standards, and the delivery of each assessment.

Find out more about FDQ's quality assurance team

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As an Awarding Body, our certificates are designed and developed in house. Each and every certificate is created to showcase the skills, knowledge and performance of each individual learner who successfully completes their qualification.

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FTC Group

The Food and Drink Training Council, a not-for-profit skills charity, formally known as The Meat Training Council. Within their group they have FDQ, the leading food qualifications awarding and end-point assessment body, and the Institute of Meat (IoM). 

Find out more about the FTC group


Meet the team

Though we’ve been developing accredited qualifications for almost 20 years our roots trace back to 1946, with the establishment of the Institute of Meat (IoM). The IoM remains a sister organisation and a valuable source of meat industry expertise to this day.

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