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Food industry qualifications, assessment and marketing experts join growing Occupational Awards Limited team

This month, growing awarding organisation Occupational Awards Limited (OAL) welcomed two familiar faces from the world of food and drink industry qual…

Raising the Standards for Food & Drink Apprenticeships

2017 is the NSAFD’s 10th birthday and to celebrate we are having an industry conference focussing on helping businesses get ready for the impend…

Consultation opportunity: Calling all food and drink employers

Transition from SASE Framework to Apprenticeship Standards Consultation

What's it really like to be an apprentice? - National Apprenticeship Week 2017

Hi my name is Abby; I work for the National Skills Academy for Food & Drink (NSAFD) as an Advanced (Level 3) Business Administration Apprentice. I…

Consultation on the Transition from SASE Frameworks to New Apprenticeship Standards

This consultation relates to the proposed approach to determining the basis for switching off SASE apprenticeship pathways and frameworks. The NSAFD…

National Skills Academy for Food & Drink celebrates 10 years at the heart of the industry

It’s hard to imagine life before the National Skills Academy for Food & Drink because for the last decade they’ve worked tirelessly on…

Food Technical Degree Apprenticeship

Sue Densley, Head of Programmes and Provider Services at The National Skills Academy for Food & Drink describes progress towards the establishment…

Butchery Worldskills UK Competition

Registration Window to enter next years' competition opens on 1st March - 7th April 2017.

Produce World benefits from NSAFD & Jumpstart partnership

Produce World, the UK’s leading root vegetable grower and supplier of organic vegetables, has taken advantage of the National Skills Academy Foo…

What are National Occupational Standards (NOS)?

National Occupational Standards (NOS) are statements of the standards of performance individuals must achieve when carrying out functions in the workp…