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The National Skills Academy for Food & Drink is the industry’s skills organisation. It exists to support businesses to improve the skills of their…

Funding cuts confirmed for Apprenticeship Standards


Plans by the Institute of Apprenticeships (IfA) to review funding for 31 standards were announced in May 2018, and earlier this week, the institute sa…

Justine Fosh talks about new Packaging Apprenticeship


Following TV programmes such as David Attenborough’s ‘Blue Planet II’, the environmental concerns of food packaging have become a key issue for food m…

National Occupational Standards (NOS) Online Consultations


There is only limited time left for employers to have their say on the review of National Occupational Standards (NOS) for the Food and Drink sector.…

Food Manufacturing short courses now available at Nottingham Trent University


Nottingham Trent University are now an approved RSPH centre and have just launched short courses with examinations in ‘RSPH Level 4 Award in HACCP Man…

Be part of the biggest Food and Hospitality conference in North Wales!


The 7th annual event for hospitality, catering and food industries from North Wales & surrounding areas

Manufacturing Manager EPA Plan


We are seeking feedback on the new Manufacturing Manager Apprenticeship Standard and End-Point Assessment Plan. We require feedback to ensure it is su…

WALES: Rural Business Investment Scheme - Food


The Rural Business Investment Scheme - FOOD (RBISF) is a capital investments scheme to support projects that offer clear and quantifiable benefits to…

National Occupational Standards (NOS) Online Consultations


Industry skills body the National Skills Academy for Food & Drink is urging businesses to have their say on the review of National Occupational St…

Dates of Reviews of National Occupational Standards in Scotland Confirmed


Dates have been confirmed for meetings with employers and stakeholders in Scotland to review a range of National Occupational Standards in the Food an…