Introduction to the Apprenticeship
Food Industry Technical Professionals ensure the safety and quality of food products. This includes improving existing products and launching new products; working with operational teams to develop good practices and procedures; and developing good relationships with internal and external customers. They may be employed by a grower, a food manufacturer, or by a retailer. There are a wide variety of Technical Professional roles including Assistant Food Technical Manager, Quality Manager, Shift Quality Manager, Hygiene Manager, Product Innovation and Development Technologist.
Technical professionals utilise their knowledge to ensure the smooth transition of food and drink products from farm to fork. They ensure that technical and quality standards are achieved whilst maximising profitability to meet customer requirements. They have a set of skills, knowledge, and behaviours providing the opportunity for an exciting and rewarding career in the food industry.
Apprenticeship End Point Assessment