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In today's highly regulated lairage and slaughter environments, the importance of up to date understanding of animal welfare.

FDQ and Excellence Global Limited, have therefore developed an animal welfare training programme based upon the principals and practices that are essential to underpin standard operating procedures. 

Animal welfare

This programme has been designed for those working in lairage and slaughter environments.

Individuals successfully completing the course will find their understanding of compliance in animal welfare updated and refreshed to support business operational effectiveness. 

Learners will cover areas such as:

  • practical application of animal welfare standards
  • regulatory welfare requirements for the humane treatment of animals prior to slaughter
  • animal behaviour and characteristics. 

Principles and Practices in Animal Welfare

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Endorsed programmes

An endorsed programme is a programme of learning which is endorsed by FDQ.

Learners and businesses can engage with these programmes with confidence; knowing they are of high quality and that they will deliver the outcomes they promise.

These products are monitored by FDQ.

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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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