Food and Drink Operations

Modern Apprenticeship


What's Food and Drink Operations like?

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. 

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Entry requirements

There are no formal requirements for this apprenticeship. However, it is good to have an interest in the food and drinks operation field.

How does it work?

You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll also study with a college or another learning provider. 

How long will it take?

The Modern Apprenticeship will take between 12 and 24 months to complete.   

How to apply

Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.

You'll apply on or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.

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