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Four ways we’re changing food and drink industry career stereotypes


Despite the ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit, Wales’ food and drink sector still continues to thrive with plans in place to grow output for the…

Deadline extended for Food and Drink Federation Awards


The organisation which represents the UK’s largest manufacturing sector, the food manufacturing industry, is calling for additional nominations for th…

Employers and Apprentices Blaze a Trail during NTU’s NAW celebrations


Nottingham Trent University (NTU) have kick-started National Apprenticeship Week with seven employer events across a wide range of sectors taking plac…

Food and Drink Skills Crisis: Let’s Support our SMEs


Ahead of this year’s National Apprenticeship Week, the National Skills Academy for Food and Drink has released a ‘State of the Nation’ report, looking…

Industry Collaboration Delivers New Apprenticeship Standard


Ahead of this year’s National Apprenticeship Week, the National Skills Academy for Food & Drink (NSAFD) is urging young people to ‘Blaze a trail’…

Can businesses really afford to ignore apprenticeships?


2019 is shaping up to be a truly exciting year for apprenticeships. Already it’s been a great start, with the launch of the new apprenticeship ‘Fire…

It’s time to prioritise prior learning


The Department for Education is about to start taking a closer look into if and how providers are adapting their training and prices to take prior lea…

Nottingham Trent Uni and the NSAFD invites employers to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2019


Nottingham Trent University and the National Skills Academy for Food and Drink invites employers to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2019 and ex…

The National Skills Academy for Food & Drink launches new assessment tool


Specially developed by the National Skills Academy for Food & Drink, OAT can be used by Employers or Training Providers to assess whether apprenti…

Understanding Ofsted’s approach to monitoring and inspecting apprenticeship programmes


On Wednesday 5th December 2018, Learning & Skills Events, Consultancy & Training (LSECT), ran a seminar to help training providers to understa…