BETA This is a new service – your feedback will help us to improve it.

Food and Drink: Food Industry Skills

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Warning This apprenticeship is closed to new starters from 1 May 2018

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £1,500 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Facilities Support (Food Industries)
  • Food and Drink Processing Control Operative
  • Logistics Controller (Food Industries)
  • Production Control Operative (Food Industries)
  • Quality Assurance Operative (Food Industries)
  • Sales/Service Support Assistant
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a practical and theory-based (or 'combined') qualification:

  • Certificate for Proficiency in Food Industry Skills
  • Certificate in Food Manufacturing Excellence
  • Diploma for Proficiency in Food Industry Skills
  • Diploma for Proficiency in Food Manufacturing Excellence

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.