Our qualifications and endorsed programmes

We are a specialist awarding body focused entirely on the food and drink industry. We pioneer innovative qualifications and endorsed programmes which drive skills and deliver results.

Endorsed programmes

The FDQ portfolio

Our portfolio of learning focused, competence based and professional qualifications covers the food supply chain from agriculture to retail; manufacturing to hospitality and everything in between. This includes qualifications which can apply across all types of food business such as food management, team leading, food safety and food hygiene.

Our qualifications are designed for those already working in a food business, as well as those studying at college. The training linked to these qualifications varies greatly in length; courses range from one day to one or two years.

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MM Women in Meat Industry Awards 2018

15/11/2018

Two familiar faces to FDQ have been nominated as finalists in the Meat Management Women in Meat Industry Awards. 

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Small employers receive Budget boost with apprenticeship fees halved

29/10/2018

In future small businesses need only contribute 5% towards their apprentices training, Chancellor Philip Hammond announced yesterday.

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Dovecote Park celebrate achieving ‘Green’ centre quality rating for WATOK

25/10/2018

Showing their commitment to high standards, Dovecote Park brought their training team together this week for a celebratory photo of them receiving their ‘Green’ centre certification from FDQ. 

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