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Apprenticeships: All Change! Agri-Food Business Conference

Radical reforms and expansion of the apprenticeship system, including introduction of an Employer Levy, are already well underway.

Brands Unite at UK Food & Drink Skills Conference to Combat Skills Crisis Delegates say: We have the jobs, help us find the candidates

Global food and drink brands were out in force at this year’s Food & Drink Skills Conference. Organised by the National Skills Academy f…

What has lean done for you?

Industry Approved Specialist Provider for Operational Excellence, S A Partners, interviews Phil Shelley, Lean Enterprise Director, Becketts Foods, &ls…

NSAFD Unveils Trailblazer Apprenticeships to Raise Industry Standards

As part of its commitment to improving best practice within the industry, the National Skills Academy for Food & Drink (NSAFD) has unveiled its ne…

Driving Food & Drink Productivity Event

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF), the National Skills Academy for Food and Drink and the Government’s UK Commission for Employment and Skills…

New Apprenticeship Grant opportunity introduced by GroceryAid

GroceryAid has opened up applications for apprentices looking for extra financial support while undertaking a grocery industry apprenticeship.

NSAFD Cooks Up Tasty Careers for Wales

The National Skills Academy for Food and Drink (NSAFD) has launched Tasty Careers Wales – an initiative to promote jobs and careers in the food…

How do you make food careers Cheryl-flavoured?

Justine Fosh, Chief Executive of the National Skills Academy for Food & Drink, writes about the importance of continually engaging young minds abo…

Advanced Bakery and Advanced Food Technologist Standards Consultation

This is your opportunity to provide your opinion and feedback on the first draft of two Standards for new industry Trailblazer Apprenticeships in Engl…

Invite - Fish Monger Trailblazer meeting – 16th November (Leeds)

The National Skills Academy for Food & Drink, the Sector Skills council for Food and Drink are working with Lee Cooper from Seafish and The Nation…