Food and Drink Technical

Modern Apprenticeship


What's Food and Drink Technical like?

Learn about the science or the engineering aspects of food and drink production by studying this technical apprenticeship.   

You’ll discover how to change the composition of a product and make sure it meets dietary requirements. You’ll also work with advanced food and drink production technology like automated guided vehicle systems.   

There are a range of job opportunities in Scotland’s food and drink production sector.  Become a food technologist and monitor the safety of the products in the industry. Work as a new product developer and improve existing food and drinks or launch new ones. The apprenticeship is focused on helping you develop the skills needed to be successful in the food and drink industry. 

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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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