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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…

Online Consultation for new T-Levels


The IFA is now seeking consultation form business to ensure that these new T Levels contain the knowledge, skills and behaviours which employers think…

UPDATEST Project update


In 2018, we have witnessed the publication of the latest versions of several food safety standards as a result, among others, of the updating of the G…

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…