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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Meat Industry’s Finest Celebrated at Meatup

12/6/2017

Meatup, one of the biggest events in the meat industry calendar took place at Arena MK in Milton Keynes on 24-25 May. The two day event consisted of seminars, competitions and exhibitions,  all of which demonstrated the dynamism of the meat industry today. Here we take a look at some of the highlights.

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FDQ to offer L2 Food and Drink Process Operator Standard

27/4/2017

Your opinion matters to us. So since you told us that you needed a deliverable replacement for the SASE framework, we've been working around the clock to find a solution. 

And we think we've done just that. 

Introducing the FDQ Level 2 Diploma in Food and Drink Operations

Standard

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First End Point Assessments sat by Butchery Trailblazers

10/4/2017

The first butchery trailblazer apprentices have sat their end point assessments. The three apprentices, Reece Nevard, Stephen Maltby and Curtis Brind each completed their end point assessments after twelve months of foundation and craft training in butchery.

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