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NATIONAL OCCUPATIONAL STANDARDS CONSULTATION 2017

The National Skills Academy for Food & Drink (NSAFD) is undertaking a review of current National Occupational Standards during 2017

OAL’s apprentice end-point assessment (EPA) offer grows

Today, OAL announced that they received official approval from the Education and Skills Funding Agency to offer end-point assessment for four more foo…

GET INVOLVED: Scotland NOS Consultation, Brand New SVQs & Modern Apprenticeships

The National Skills Academy for Food & Drink (NSAFD) is undertaking a review of current National Occupational Standards and Scottish Vocational Qu…

Ambition and Innovation: The future of food and drink in Scotland

The Scotsman's annual food and drink conference is back for a 6th year! Our 2017 event will look at how a highly successful industry can maintain…

Step Forward to Support the Industry

Justine Fosh, CEO of The National Skills Academy for Food & Drink (NSAFD) called for the Food and Drink Industry to mobilise and get involved in e…

Foundation Apprenticeship in Food and Drink Operations

A new Foundation Apprenticeship in Food & Drink Manufacturing is being developed to help young people gain valuable work experience and industry r…

WANTED: Supply Chain Provider

Wanted – a provider with ambition and ability to become ‘Industry Approved’ to deliver the new Supply Chain Apprenticeship standard.…

Leaders of Tomorrow - Special Offer

BRC Global Standards are pleased to announce the keynote speaker for their inaugural Leaders of Tomorrow lecture in Manchester on 19 September 2017...

Students Get A Taste of Careers in the Baking Industry

Denbigh High School pupils were given an insight into career opportunities within Wales’ food and drink industry during a taster day at a local…

Home grown talent: Bridging the skills gap with industry led apprenticeships

Over 109,000 new skilled recruits are required by the Food and Drink industry by 2024. With competition from the automotive and aerospace industries a…