Standards developed by the food & drink industry

Managing animals before and during the slaughtering process.
Abattoir Worker, Level 2
An Advanced Butcher will often take responsibility for a shop or function in a meat business and will possess dexterous knife skills allied with all round knowledge of the cra...
Advanced Butcher, Level 3
Advanced Dairy Technologists are in roles developing, producing and controlling production of dairy products. They know how dairy products are produced and they operate and ma...
Advanced Dairy Technologist, Level 5
Beer is an alcoholic beverage that is differentiated from other alcoholic beverages i.e. cider, wines and spirits on the basis of differences in the approach to production and...
Brewer, Level 4
Butchery is one of the oldest crafts in the world, and is often where innovation meets tradition to create an industry full of character and camaraderie that plays a critical...
Butcher, Level 2
A career as a fishmonger is hugely rewarding and no two days are ever the same. They carry out a wealth of different tasks and develop a multitude of different skills.
Fishmonger, Level 2
Food and Drink Advanced Process Operators work in one of the largest, most dynamic and fastest growing sectors of industry.
Food & Drink Advanced Process Operator, Level 3
Food and Drink is one of the largest, most dynamic and fastest growing sectors of industry. Food and Drink Engineers maintain, manage and install a diverse range of specialist...
Food & Drink Engineer, Level 5
Food and Drink Mechanical Maintenance Engineers will mainly work with mechanical and electrical equipment and production systems. Food and Drink Multi-skilled Maintenance Engi...
Food & Drink Maintenance Engineer, Level 3
Process Operators work in the manufacturing sector of the food and drink industry. They may be employed in a company that specialises one type of product, e.g. ready meals, s...
Food & Drink Process Operator, Level 2
Food and Drink Advanced Engineers deliver efficient, effective and high performance food and drink production processes and systems, many of which are specific to the industry...
Food and Drink Advanced Engineer (Degree), Level 6
There are a wide variety of Technical Professional roles: Assistant Food Technical Manager, Quality Manager, Shift Quality Manager, Hygiene Manager, Product Innovation and Dev...
Food Industry Technical Professional Degree, Level 6
Food Technologists work in one of the largest, most dynamic and fastest growing sectors of industry. Every day producers, food manufacturers and retailers make and sell millio...
Food Technologist, Level 3
Packaging professionals lead on technical packaging delivery programmes and projects for a multitude of products including food and drink, consumer electronics, chemicals, pha...
Packaging Professional (Degree), Level 6
The agriculture industry offers exciting and varied careers in the UK and abroad providing unique opportunities for young people to work in a technically advanced and innovati...
Poultry Technician, Level 3
The agriculture industry offers exciting and varied careers in the UK and abroad providing unique opportunities for young people to work in a technically advanced and innovati...
Poultry Worker, Level 2

Standards used by the food & drink industry

A Chartered Manager is someone who can take responsibility for people, projects, operations and/or services to deliver long term organisational success, with the professional...
Chartered Manager (Degree), Level 6
This apprenticeship contains options for HR specialisms and for people management responsibilities.
HR Consultant/Partner, Level 5
HR Professionals in this role are typically either working in a medium to large organisation as part of the HR function delivering front line support to managers and employees...
HR Support, Level 3
Improvement Practitioners use a blend of Lean and Six Sigma, project and change management principles and tools to identify and lead the delivery of change across organisation...
Improvement Practitioner, Level 4
Improvement Specialists are responsible for leading the deployment of improvement strategy, for training others and for providing broad and deep technical expertise in advance...
Improvement Specialist, Level 5
Improvement Technicians are responsible for delivery and coaching of improvement activity within an area of responsibility, often associated with Lean and Six Sigma methodolog...
Improvement Technician, Level 3
This occupation is found in manufacturing sectors including food and drink, consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, automotive and aeronautical.
Manufacturing Manager Degree, Level 6
An operations/departmental manager is someone who manages teams and/or projects, and achieving operational or departmental goals and objectives, as part of the delivery of th...
Operations/Departmental Manager, Level 5
This is an entry-level apprenticeship which provides the foundation knowledge skills & experience for the role of Supply Chain Operator within occupational areas in the Supply...
Supply Chain Operator, Level 2
Supply Chain is at the heart of every business – it is a system of organisations, people, activities, information and resources involved in moving products or services from su...
Supply Chain Practitioner (FMCG) Level 3
A team leader/supervisor is a first line management role, with operational/project responsibilities or responsibility for managing a team to deliver a clearly defined outcome...
Team Leader/Supervisor, Level 3