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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…

NATIONAL OCCUPATIONAL STANDARDS CONSULTATION 2017


The National Skills Academy for Food & Drink (NSAFD) is undertaking a review of current National Occupational Standards during 2017

OAL’s apprentice end-point assessment (EPA) offer grows


Today, OAL announced that they received official approval from the Education and Skills Funding Agency to offer end-point assessment for four more foo…

GET INVOLVED: Scotland NOS Consultation, Brand New SVQs & Modern Apprenticeships


The National Skills Academy for Food & Drink (NSAFD) is undertaking a review of current National Occupational Standards and Scottish Vocational Qu…

Ambition and Innovation: The future of food and drink in Scotland


The Scotsman's annual food and drink conference is back for a 6th year! Our 2017 event will look at how a highly successful industry can maintain…

Step Forward to Support the Industry


Justine Fosh, CEO of The National Skills Academy for Food & Drink (NSAFD) called for the Food and Drink Industry to mobilise and get involved in e…

WANTED: Supply Chain Provider


Wanted – a provider with ambition and ability to become ‘Industry Approved’ to deliver the new Supply Chain Apprenticeship standard...

Leaders of Tomorrow - Special Offer


BRC Global Standards are pleased to announce the keynote speaker for their inaugural Leaders of Tomorrow lecture in Manchester on 19 September 2017...

Students Get A Taste of Careers in the Baking Industry


Denbigh High School pupils were given an insight into career opportunities within Wales’ food and drink industry during a taster day at a local bakery…