These courses include not only food safety, innovation and quality management, but also food hygiene and food manufacturing technologies, food legislation, logistics and labelling, through to consumer and sensory science and nutrition and health issues.
With our partners and our in-house understanding of the practical application of food science and technology, and our long established reputation of working successfully with food and drink companies large and small we are well resources to help you to build your skills and technical training plan through a training and academic facilities.
You need a very broad brush to cover all of the skills development and training required across the landscape of the UK food industry but working with our partners and in house team of food industry veterans we provide a skills based learning and training facility that covers off many of the foodservice, food security, and production processes. We continue to work on and develop the offering we have in the area to members from other sectors of the industry.
Each of these courses are offered in cooperation with our partner network
By their very nature some of the training sessions lend themselves to being remote online courses, whilst others need a more physical 'hands on' approach either way we have the facilities, the technology and the people to work with you on which ever course you select to enrol on.
The full programme of the courses for 2022 can be found by signing into the members area.
The UK Food Council is working with government, members, academics and interested parties to build upon the foundation that has been laid to develop the Skills Training Academy for the Food Industry. The academy will have a remit, programme and curriculum to ensure the industry has an additional resource which can respond to changes in the labour market and reap the benefits of innovation and increased automation.
The objective is to build and brand the UK food industry as one that appeals to a greater cross section of the adult population especially school, college and university leavers and veterans from other industries who can re-apply their knowledge and skill sets into specific sectors of the food industry.
We are also lobbying for a review of the Apprenticeship Levy to ensure that funds held by the Treasury are deployed more easily and that the turnover threshold and % contribution are reviewed and applied in an alternative way.
All of this will be achieved in collaboration with other established and distinguished bodies including Oxford University, The Savoy, NFU, Adecco, Lantra and Deloitte.
A UK Food Council initiative to eliminate food poverty in the UK, supported by: