Foundation Apprenticeship Food and Drink Operations

Do you have a nose for success?

The food and drink industry in Scotland is vast and rapidly expanding, serving up a tempting selection of exciting career prospects.

There is growing demand for skills across the whole sector, including food science, product development, nutrition and well being, packaging, research, design and engineering.

The Foundation Apprenticeship

An FA in Food and Drink Operations gives you the chance to learn about the principles of food science and food safety, from developing marketable food products for today's consumer, to the care, legislation and processes involved in creating those products. You'll learn in a hands-on way, both in a classroom and as part of a placement in a real workplace.

What qualifications will I gain?

You'll achieve a Foundation Apprenticeship in Food and Drink Operations, which includes:

  • National Progression Award in Food Manufacture at SCQF level 6
  • Five units of the SVQ in Food and Drink Operations at SCQF level 6

Where could it take me?

With an FA in Food and Drink Operations you could:

  • Gain accelerated entry onto the Food and Drink Operations Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF level 6
  • Complete Higher National Certificate/Diploma in Food Science and Technology
  • Go on to study at university
  • Go straight into a job in the food and drink sector

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