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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…

Food and Drink Course Achieves Industry Recognition

A degree course offered by Nottingham Trent University has become the first university course in the UK to be endorsed by the National Skills Academy…

The Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service (SMAS) National Conference returns in 2016.

A Manufacturing Future for Scotland at the Westerwood Hotel on 7 & 8 September will bring together the ‘who’s who’ in manufactur…

New Secretary of State vows to support skills agenda at Apprenticeship Launch

Global food and drink companies, training providers and Members of Parliament gathered at a House of Commons event organised by the National Skills Ac…

Sponsor a food science summer school

Do you struggle to recruit bright technologists and scientists? Do you worry about the pipeline of science talent, and how this may affect your busi…

Attracting Talent into Food Industry “Never More Urgent" – Dame Fiona Kendrick

As industry faces an unprecedented set of challenges, senior leaders in food and drink have announced the launch of a major project designed to help t…

New FDQ Auditing Refresher Certificate

Verner Wheelock Associates are pleased to announce the launch of a new course to add to the FDQ Auditing portfolio – The FDQ Auditing Refresher…