Food and Drink (Food Industry Skills) Apprenticeship Level 3 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

If you are looking for a career in the food manufacturing industry or already work in the sector, an Apprenticeship is a hands-on work-based route. The food industry is diverse and roles range from agronomy and food production through to buying, product development, marketing and commercial sales. There are many associated roles such as financial, human resources, laboratory based, nutrition and health or sensory analysis.

Core modules may include:

· Product quality

· Food safety


· Maintaining safety standards in production

· Raw materials

· Weighing and mixing

· Product development

Assessment Methods

You will be assessed by written coursework, practical assessments, presentations and demonstrations, employer feedback, portfolio and examination.

Assessments will normally be in the workplace however any topics studied at College will be assessed in a classroom environment.

Progression Options

On successful completion you could progress to a Level 4 Foundation Degree at University Centre Somerset at the Taunton campus or gain a supervisory role within a business.

Course Summary

Course Title Food and Drink (Food Industry Skills) Apprenticeship Level 3
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the A* to C or 9 to 4 range and industry
experience is welcomed but not essential. Entry is subject to an initial
assessment and interview.

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I really enjoy studying at Bridgwater & Taunton College. All of my lessons have a friendly atmosphere and my tutors push me to be the best I can be. Studying here has allowed me to gain the qualifications I need to go on to degree level.

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