Level 2 Apprenticeships and Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeships
Our Level 2 Apprenticeships and Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeships give individuals the chance to gain accredited industry relevant qualifications to enhance their career prospects within the food and drink industry. Our programmes have been carefully designed to develop core skills, knowledge, and behaviours linked to a range of job roles.
Upon completion individuals will be able to progress to the next level of apprenticeship, with higher-level opportunities available for a variety of roles including roles such as Technical Management, Quality Management, Process Development or New Product Development, Production Management, Supply Chain Management, Health, Safety and Environment Technician, and many more.
Who Are These Apprenticeships Aimed At?
In such a fast-moving industry there are many opportunities for career progression, while at the same time there is also a real need for employees to be qualified in key food and drink specialisms. Apprenticeships are structured, quality-assured education, delivered alongside practical on-the-job learning that benefits both the employer and the employee. Some apprentices are recruited to work in entry level roles within a business with or without formal qualifications, whilst many others are more experienced staff who are looking to progress their careers.
Upon completion individuals may be able to progress to higher apprenticeships with potential promotion opportunities available for a variety of roles including Engineering Management, Technical Management, Quality Management, Process Development or New Product Development, Production Management, Supply Chain Management, and more.
Level 3 Food and Drink Technical Operator
As part of our Level 3 offer, individuals can undertake a contextualised programme. Technical Process Operators conduct start-up, close-down, changeover, and handovers in the manufacturing process, often using highly automated equipment and technology.
Level 3 Team Leader
A team leader or supervisor is a first line management role, with operational/project responsibilities or responsibility for managing a team to deliver a clearly defined outcome. They provide direction, instructions, and guidance to ensure the achievement of set goals.
Level 3 Supply Chain Practitioner (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Supply Chain is at the heart of every business – it is a system of organisations, people, activities, information, and resources involved in moving products or services from supplier to customer. It may include the transformation of natural resources, raw materials, and components into a finished product.
Level 3 Safety, Health, and Environment Technician
Health, Safety, and Environment is at the core of every business, large or small, advising colleagues on safe working practices, reducing the risk for the potential hazards occurring in the workplace, environmental management, statutory requirements, and enhancing operational activities.