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I intend to use this qualification to up-skill my manufacturing teams to become excellent people managers.

Colleena Vozniak-Sears

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These pioneering food management and team leading qualifications are already attracting the attention of some big industry players, such as Maple Leaf and Brown Brothers.

Responding to long term demand from a food industry struggling with skills gaps at lower management levels, we have designed these food management qualifications in consultation with food businesses. The food management and team leading courses which these qualifications link to will help meet the skills challenges and assist in building a strong and sustainable workforce.

Unlike the well-known generic management institute qualifications, this qualification has a unique focus on food management issues. It will also equip managers undertaking the food management training with the tools they need to drive food production improvement in people and process management. These qualifications have been designed to be suitable for your business regardless of where in the food supply chain you operate. 

Food management qualifications

Suite overview

These qualifications are designed for those who are working in a food supply chain environment. They offer the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge required to prove competence at work in supervisory management and team leading roles. 

The qualifications within this suite provide food manufacturers and supply chain businesses with a unique blend of business management competencies, with technical food management competencies set in a food business context. 

Those undertaking the food management training courses will cover a range of areas within food supply chain contexts, such as manufacture, logistics, retail. These include food management and improvement of team performance, management and improvement of technical controls, quality assurance and deployment of business systems. 

These qualifications are available stand alone, or within the food and drink apprenticeship frameworks in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

 

 

Fees

Level 2 Certificate for Proficiency in Food Team Leading - £80.00

Level 3 Certificate for Proficiency in Food Management - £109.50

Level 3 Diploma for Proficiency in Food Management - £109.50

FDQ Level 2 Certificate for Proficiency in Food Team Leading

Qualification structure

FDQ Level 3 Certificate for Proficiency in Food Management

Qualification structure

FDQ Level 3 Diploma for Proficiency in Food Management

Qualification structure

Competence based qualifications

These are particularly popular with employers as training and assessment can be carried out largely within the workplace. This means qualifications can be undertaken during the working day and require minimal time off the job.

The qualifications and associated training can be tailored to be relevant to an individual’s daily work and business procedures, to ensure maximum benefit is derived by both the learner and their business.

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June Update

26/6/2020

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Cornish Baker first in England to achieve Level 2 Craft Baker Apprenticeship

19/6/2020

Jason Bennellick, of Prima Bakeries, Scorrier, has become the first bakery apprentice in England to successfully complete the L2 Craft Baker Apprenticeship, achieving a Merit grade.

The L2 Baker Standard contains three distinct routes, one of which is Craft Baker. This specialism was designed to revive traditional craft bakery skills, which the apprentice must prove in their bakery end-point assessment.   

Supporting Jason in his apprenticeship learning and end-point assessment preparation were Truro and Penwith College. The college introduced the Baker Apprenticeship Standard in 2018, in recognition of the importance of the baking industry to the Cornish economy.

Baking Lecturer and course developer, David Williams, who himself has 40 years’ experience in craft bakery said he was ‘very proud’ of Jason’s achievement. He added,

‘It has been a pleasure to work alongside Prima to develop our Bakery Apprenticeship programme and deliver the skills needed in the workplace’

Prima’s Managing Director, Mark Norton, described the bakery apprenticeship as ‘exemplary’ and that Prima were keen to take on a new apprentice to help build the future of craft baking in Cornwall.

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