There are a number of components that make up a Food Manufacturing Intermediate Apprenticeship. Here you will find an outline of the qualifications you will achieve and the units and vocational areas you will cover throughout your training as well as other important information such as timescales, funding and what this qualification can lead to.
Intermediate Apprenticeship in Food and Drink, which includes:
The apprenticeship is made up of a variety of optional units to choose from which cover the essential skills required for working in a Food Manufacturing environment and focus on the specific tasks you carry out within your role which could include:
Assessment method: There are various methods available that can be tailored to suit your needs, such as:
All teaching, learning and assessment for the qualification will take place in the workplace. There is no requirement to attend college.
View the NVQ standards here.
Progression routes from the Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Food and Drink (Food Manufacturing Excellence) include:
Many career options become available to the Apprentice on successful completion of the framework.
Further information about careers in the food and drink industry can be found on Improve’s website at www.tastycareers.org.uk
Entry requirements: You must be employed in a Food Manufacturing environment carrying out Food Manufacturing tasks for at least 16 hours per week.
There are no formal entry requirements to this Framework in terms of academic qualifications. It is open to all individuals who show a strong desire to pursue a career in the food and drink industry.
However, to be successful in an Apprenticeship the potential apprentice will need to demonstrate attributes such as: self-reliance, high motivation and good interpersonal skills. It is likely that they will have gained some experience that will enable these personal qualities to be identified. For instance, participation on a pre-apprenticeship programme or a work-related placement (especially within the food and drink sector) would provide a good grounding.
Entry conditions for all pathways include having a high standard of cleanliness and being able to follow strict hygiene and health and safety rules. Medical advice should be sought about the suitability of the Apprenticeship if the applicant suffers from a food related allergy.
Progression routes into the Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Food and Drink (Food Manufacturing Excellence) include:
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