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Apprenticeship Minimum Wage – a reminder to businesses


The national minimum wage for apprentices will rise from April 2018, from £3.50 to £3.70 an hour.

NSAFD welcomes new member to their Employer Services Network


The NSAFD would like to welcome Yeo Valley as the newest member of their Employer Services Network.

Help us develop curriculum for a Masters/MBA programme


We are starting work with Muller and Bakkavor on a project to develop curriculum for a specifically contextualised Masters/MBA programme for the food…

What is an apprenticeship?


Words from the Institute for Apprenticeships.

Food and drink industry in ‘pledge’ to boost skills


A new skills strategy is to be launched later this week as leading figures from the food and drink industry seek to boost skills and attract the next…

You're invited to the Food & Drink Engineering Apprenticeship Summit, 19th April 2018


This summit is sponsored by PPL Training.

Verner Wheelock achieves ISO 9001 accreditation


Verner Wheelock, one of the UK’s foremost food industry training companies, has achieved ISO 9001:2015 accreditation. The company, which was founded i…

EPA – In the Spotlight


With End Point Assessment one of the hot topics of the moment we thought it would be useful to put it in the spotlight and provide a clear overview of…

Reaseheath’s Food Centre launches new dairy course in Wales


Reaseheath College’s Food Centre in Cheshire has started to deliver a new industry led training course to help Welsh dairies upskill their staff.

Supporting the food & drink industry where it counts


Over recent years, we have all watched the apprenticeship landscape change. At the NSAFD we have marvelled at–and championed–the vast amount of skill…