Study an apprenticeship in food and drink operations and explore the innovative ways of producing the latest food and drink products.
You could discover how to operate, maintain and fix food production machinery. You could learn baking skills, meat and poultry skills or fish skills. You could also learn about food manufacturing excellence and making sure food and drink meets the correct standards.
There are lots of job opportunities in Scotland’s food and drink production sector. Become e a master baker, a chocolatier, a fishmonger, butcher, production manager or food production engineer. Whatever food and drink job you’re interested in, this modern apprenticeship will give you the skills to succeed.
You will gain a food and drink operations qualification at SCQF level 5 or SCQF level 6. Both qualifications include:
During your apprenticeship, you'll learn how to:
You will develop the following core skills:
These transferrable skills are useful for working in other roles like food production and supply chain operation.
This Modern Apprenticeship gives you a variety of options. Carry on your studies with a food science degree or go into full-time work.
Further education: Improve your knowledge by studying for a bachelor’s degree in drink production. You could also go on to study for a higher qualification like a Masters or PH.D in a related field.
Straight to work: Make the most of your qualifications by finding a job in food and drink operations. Several roles are listed below:
There are no formal requirements for this apprenticeship. However, it is good to have an interest in the food and drinks operation field.
The Modern Apprenticeship will take between 12-24 months to complete.