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Widespread business involvement vital to setting new bedrock standards for UK food and drink sector says industry skills academy


Industry skills body the National Skills Academy for Food & Drink is urging food businesses across the UK to have their say on the review of build…

Leadership and Management Apprenticeships Funding: Band Review Consultation


On behalf of the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA), the Department of Education (DfE) is currently reviewing the funding bands for the Leadership &a…

Would you like to join our team? New Job Vacancy: Account Manager


The National Skills Academy for Food & Drink (NSAFD) are currently recruiting for an Account Manager to join the Business Delivery Team.

Calling industry experts – apprentices need your help


The new apprenticeship standards now include end-point assessments at the end of the apprenticeship. Occupational Awards Limited (OAL) are now seekin…

The UK’s first Master Fishmongers are certified


Excellence amongst Fishmongers was recognised this week with the inaugural awards ceremony for the coveted accolade of Master Fishmonger.

Updatest, new testing technologies for the food sector


In 2016, the food and drink manufacturing and processing (FDMP) industry is the largest manufacturing sector in the EU. It comprises more than 285,000…

Beyond Brexit: Future-proofing food and drink in Scotland


Food and drink is a phenomenal Scottish success story, with aspirations to double in size to a £30 billion industry by 2030. But is it ready for the c…

Sign the Tasty Careers Wales Pledge


The creation of an industry pledge forms a key part of the Skills Plan for the Welsh food and drink industry. Specifically the strategic aim is to imp…

An exciting opportunity to engage with the new Senior Leaders Master’s Degree Apprenticeship for your senior leaders


We have been working with Muller, Bakkavor and Associated British Foods on a project to develop a curriculum for the Senior Leaders Master’s Degree ap…

Foundation Apprenticeship in Food and Drink Technologies


A new Foundation Apprenticeship in Food and Drink Technologies is now available in Scotland and will help young people gain valuable work experience a…