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National Occupational Standards Online Consultation 2017


We are currently undertaking the creation of a new suite of National Occupational Standards for Distilling and we would like your support to review th…

Implementing apprenticeship standards with ease – event announcement


We are delighted to announce that the National Skills Academy for Food & Drink (NSAFD) is teaming up with sister organisation, Occupational Awards…

Updatest: new testing technologies for the food sector


In 2016, the food and drink manufacturing and processing (FDMP) industry is the largest manufacturing sector in the EU. It comprises more than 285,000…

Sheffield Hallam - Food Technical Professional Degree Apprenticeships Event


The National Skills Academy for Food & Drink are pleased to invite you to the “Food Technical Professional Degree Apprenticeships Event” hosted by…

Skills Show set to be the best yet


NSAFD to attend Skills Show under the Tasty Careers banner for the 3rd year running, thanks to industry help!

Skills Cymru - a Great Success


The NSAFD supported a number of Welsh businesses to have a major presence at the Skills Cymru events in Llandudno and Cardiff...

Levy learnings - 6 months on...


6 months have passed since the introduction of the apprenticeship levy - so how is indsutry getting on?

SASE Framework Update


The NSAFD have agreed the timetable for withdrawal of some of the pathways in the SASE framework following consultation with the industry and agreemen…

Invest in Skills : Invest in Growth


With Brexit looming large, the food and drink industry is facing more challenges than ever in securing a future pipeline of skills and labour. An agei…

Scotland NEW Distilling NOS & NEW Brewing Modern Apprenticeship - Get Involved!


The National Skills Academy for Food & Drink (NSAFD) is undertaking the creation of NEW National Occupational Standards for Distilling and a NEW S…