For Businesses

Association with the National Skills Academy for Food & Drink opens up valuable new opportunities for your organisation. It not only adds to your brand reputation for taking industry skills seriously but provides proven new
tools to make a direct contribution to the success of your own stakeholders.
Blueprint for Excellence is a bespoke online training need analysis tool created specifically for food and drink manufacturing and processing companies. It enables you to pinpoint the specific skill and knowledge gaps in your business that are holding back performance and productivity - so you can tightly target training investment for maximum return.
Becoming a Member of the NSAFD's Employer Services Network puts you in good company. No less than eight of the UK’s Top 10 food and drink manufacturers are Members along with a whole host of companies of every size and shape.
With our Managed Agent service, we can take away the hassle of your compliance training by managing your training schedule with a single dedicated contact at an agreed price and subject to rigorous quality and performance standards.
As champions of quality training within the food and drinks industry, we believe all the best training programmes should be celebrated – even if they’re for internal use only.
Tasty Careers is the industry’s outreach campaign to the next generation of food and drink manufacturing talent.
The National Skills Academy for Food & Drink is already the go-to organisation for businesses seeking expert advice on high quality training and vocational education for staff.

For Providers

In a world where quality is so important, the food and drink industry looks to us to recommend the best
training providers from right across the country. For the last 10 years we’ve helped some of the biggest
food brands to develop their skills, and ensured the UK has retained it’s place as a world leader in production
and innovation. Today, we set the industry standard in training within food and drink manufacturing, recognising the quality of education and awarding the best providers ‘Industry Approved’ status – a mark of
quality, which gives confidence to any business looking for a training provider.
Show the world the quality of your training programmes with an endorsement from The National Skills Academy for Food & Drink.
Your courses are some of the best around, but it’s not always been easy to demonstrate this to businesses and students, and
elevate yourself above the other providers out there.
Did you know that the food and drink industry allocates more of its training budget to compliance than any other discipline?