Butchery is one of the oldest crafts in the world and is where innovation meets tradition to create an industry which plays a critical role in our economy.
These apprenticeship standards have been designed to fully prepare English apprentices for careers in a vast range of butchery environments and businesses; from the largest processors and supermarkets to the smallest high street butchers and independent farm shops.
Bakers work in one of the largest, most dynamic and fastest growing sectors of the food industry. Every day bakers make and sell millions of loaves of bread and baked foods such as cakes, pies, pastries and biscuits.
This level 2 apprenticeship standard is designed to fully prepare English apprentices for careers in a wide range of bakery environments – from traditional family bakers to large automated bakery plants.
The food industry is worth £96.1 billion to the UK economy, making it a fantastic place to build an exciting and diverse career. As an industry it is packed with big brands, fast moving work and great career paths.
This apprenticeship standard is designed to fully prepare English apprentices to work within the food and drink manufacturing industry. Apprentices successfully achieving their Food and Drink Process Operator apprenticeship will be equipped with the skills, knowledge and behaviour required by manufacturers throughout the country.
The Fishmonger Apprenticeship Standard is shortly to be published. The Assessment Plan is currently in development and is likely to be ready for provision in September 2017.
In the meantime apprentices should use the Food and Drink Apprenticeship Framework- Fish and Shellfish Industry Skills pathway.
Many congratulations FDQ in gaining official status as an AAO.
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We would like to notify all our centres that the FDQ offices will close on Friday 22nd December and will re-open on Tuesday 2nd January 2018 at 9am.
A huge thanks to all of you who took the time to complete our industry survey on the closure of the Food and Drink Framework in April 2018. Although 87.5% of you voted against the closure of the framework, the NSAFD in their position as issuing authority, have chosen to press ahead with their plans to close it in April.Read more
FDQ have developed a ‘How to Guide’ for current and new customers who are interested in uploading their Level 2 Butchery Standard Log Books to the OneFile System, please click on the following link to access this guide.
For further guidance on the OneFile software please email the EPA Team on EPA@FDQ.org.uk.Read more