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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…

Selby College: No1 in Yorkshire, No2 in England!

Selby College staff and managers were again celebrating this week when news emerged the local college was revealed highest-performing college in Yorks…

Welsh Industry Ambassadors Reach Out To Students

A team of five young people have been appointed to act as ambassadors to inspire a new generation of young people to work in the food and drink indust…

UK’s first degree apprenticeships to support higher level skills for food manufacturing

New degree apprenticeships will help to deliver higher level kills needed by the food manufacturing sector, thanks to a major funding award from the G…

New CEO of Occupational Awards Limited

Occupational Awards Limited (OAL) is delighted to announce that Amanda Clark, ex FDQ Chief Executive and food industry qualifications specialist has t…

National Skills Academy for Food & Drink expand its reach to support the sector

In July the National Skills Academy for Food & Drink acquired Occupational Awards Limited (OAL), an awarding organisation owned by the Sector Skil…

Learn to love your levy!

The Levy train is now well on its way and employers are seemingly more positive about it coming. There have a been a number of consultations since our…

Congratulations to the Eden Dairy Technology Graduates!

Twenty-one trainee dairy technologists reached a significant career milestone last week when they graduated from their unique Eden training programme,…

Northern Powerhouse Minister praises new Process Manufacturing Centre

Kirklees College declared its Process Manufacturing Centre (PMC) open last week with over 60 project partners, local MPs, apprentices and its main fun…