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Fishmongers apprentices eligible for Master Fishmonger certification


Have you just completed your Fishmonger Trailblazer Apprenticeship? If so, you are automatically eligible to become a Master Fishmonger Standard certi…

The Institute's apprentice panel is now recruiting!


The Institute’s apprentice panel is now recruiting for new members for 2020 and beyond. We need members to represent all 15 ‘routes’ and from occupati…

Welsh Apprenticeship Reviews – Food and Drink Engineering Maintenance and Brewer


The NSAFD are working with the food and drink industry in Wales in order to ensure the industry has the right apprenticeships to meet their needs.

Extension of the Engineering and Manufacturing Route review Consultation


The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has taken the decision to extend the deadline for the Engineering and Manufacturing Route Re…

Helping South Wales brewers thrive


Working with one of our training providers, BrewLab, a leading provider of brewing courses across the UK, we recently supported a brewery training cou…

Llaeth y Llan yogurt maker secures Asda supermarket deal for new range


The Llannefydd, Conwy, based dairy has agreed a contract with the store giant for its 0% range...

Feedback required on SVQs for the Meat & Poultry, Fish & Shellfish and Spirits Operations Sectors


Industry skills body the National Skills Academy for Food & Drink is urging businesses to respond to a consultation on a series of new and reviewe…

Food Safety and Food Science & Technology National Occupational Standards Online Consultation


Online consultation sites are now available to support the review of benchmark industry standards within the food and drink sector.

Consultation on Occupational Health and Safety Qualifications


The NSAFD are working with the Occupational Health and Safety industry in Scotland to develop new Scottish Qualifications for Occupational Health and…

Food and Drink Skills Partnership Comes to Fruition in Multi-Million Pound Project


A long-term partnership between Sheffield Hallam University and the National Skills Academy for Food & Drink (NSAF&D) has come to fruition wit…