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Consultation opportunity: Calling all food and drink employers


Transition from SASE Framework to Apprenticeship Standards Consultation

What's it really like to be an apprentice? - National Apprenticeship Week 2017


Hi my name is Abby; I work for the National Skills Academy for Food & Drink (NSAFD) as an Advanced (Level 3) Business Administration Apprentice. I…

Consultation on the Transition from SASE Frameworks to New Apprenticeship Standards


This consultation relates to the proposed approach to determining the basis for switching off SASE apprenticeship pathways and frameworks. The NSAFD…

National Skills Academy for Food & Drink celebrates 10 years at the heart of the industry


It’s hard to imagine life before the National Skills Academy for Food & Drink because for the last decade they’ve worked tirelessly on behalf of t…

Food Technical Degree Apprenticeship


Sue Densley, Head of Programmes and Provider Services at The National Skills Academy for Food & Drink describes progress towards the establishment…

Butchery Worldskills UK Competition


Registration Window to enter next years' competition opens on 1st March - 7th April 2017.

Produce World benefits from NSAFD & Jumpstart partnership


Produce World, the UK’s leading root vegetable grower and supplier of organic vegetables, has taken advantage of the National Skills Academy Food &…

What are National Occupational Standards (NOS)?


National Occupational Standards (NOS) are statements of the standards of performance individuals must achieve when carrying out functions in the workp…

Selby College: No1 in Yorkshire, No2 in England!


Selby College staff and managers were again celebrating this week when news emerged the local college was revealed highest-performing college in Yorks…

Welsh Industry Ambassadors Reach Out To Students


A team of five young people have been appointed to act as ambassadors to inspire a new generation of young people to work in the food and drink indust…