Food Technologist Level 3

Apprenticeship - From Field to Fork

Food Technologist Level 3 Summary

This Food Technologist Level 3 Apprenticeship will cover a broad range of topics, developing food science knowledge to ensure the smooth transition of food and drink products from farm to fork, driving the manufacturing process ensuring that technical and quality standards are achieved whilst maximising profitability to meet customer requirements. Through our training and coaching from our expert delivery team, we deliver the key skills, knowledge and behaviours needed to drive exceptional performance with confidence.

Introduction to Food Technologists

Food Technologists are a crucial part of the field to fork journey, ensuring that produce is safe to eat by the consumer, which could be human or animal, and is of consistent quality. There are millions of food products produced and sold each and every day, representing a huge and dynamic industry not just in the UK but around the world.

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are designed to develop knowledge, improve skills and instil the right behaviours for anyone, at any level, in any business or industry looking to boost development and progression opportunities.

Food Technologist Course Content

The Food Technologist Level 3 Apprenticeship will cover a broad range of topics and modules as detailed below, with a couple of these being practical days at our partner’s state of the art facilities. The key modules of the programme;

  • Regulation in Food & Drink
  • Heath, Safety & Environment
  • Personal Development
  • Food Safety L2
  • Food Science
  • Microbiology – Practical Day
  • Introduction to Lean / CI
  • Principles of Technology
  • Raw Materials Supply Chain
  • Product Quality/Sensory Evaluation/NPD – Practical Day
  • Technical Quality Management TACCP & VACCP
  • HACCP Management
  • DMAIC Process

Other Content

  • Templates, tools and other pro-formas to use and keep

    Food Technologist Benefits

    Qualification: Level 3 Diploma in Food Technology qualification

    Measurable Impact: Each project will be defined, qualified and approved within a Profit Improvement Plan (PIP), agreed with you in advance. The PIP is a great management tool and clearly demonstrates the progress of each project using DMAIC and a RAG rating.

    Mentors: We can help identify, and advise on a suitable Mentor within your organisation. We are able to provide coaching to the nominated Mentor so that they fully understand their role and what will be required of them, but also understand the guidelines within which they operate and to whom they report.

    Guaranteed Return on Investment: With a focus on sustainability and measured improvement, our development programmes always guarantee a significant Return on Investment, seen not only through financial gain, but importantly through positive behavioural change.

    Other support: We will help the learner and organisation identify a mentor and supply training if needed. The learner and mentor will be invited to engagement session prior to any start dates, to get a flavour for the course and to set expectations. We will hold regular governance meetings with the organisation to keep everything on track and, as part of the programme, support with key functional skills in English and Maths, for which the learner will attain level 2 qualification.

      Why Choose CQM

      We have been delivering world class, business focussed solutions for approaching 30 years.

      With our award-winning, high quality training, development, and apprenticeship programmes, we challenge the ambitions of our clients and learners to develop themselves beyond all expectations.

      We’re Specialists At What We Do

      Our core expertise is in Continuous Improvement, Lean Six Sigma, and Management Development, supporting businesses across all sectors in their journey towards Operational Excellence.

      The incredible development coaches delivering the training are not just highly qualified to teach and coach, they have been responsible for leading cross-functional process improvements themselves. They will use their vast industry experience of delivering on what they say and real life examples to explain in simple terms the various elements of the programme.

      Unrivalled Learner Experience

      Delivery is live, interactive and flexible to suit your needs. With new live online instructor led programmes, it means our programmes are accessible for all.

      Learner experience and outcomes are so important to us, and we’re proud to consistently deliver successful programmes. Each of our programmes will provide learners with a certificate of completion that they can use to boost their professional profile. We have also worked with external accrediting bodies so that on successful completion of our programmes, such as the Lean Six Sigma belts, learners will also receive specific and widely recognised certification.

      Food Technologist Course Delivery

      Our Open Cohort approach has been developed as an ideal solution for companies looking to release small numbers of employees (up to 4 per company) for Apprenticeships which includes workshops, coaching and off the job training.

      Open Cohorts encourage idea sharing, peer learning and networking across organisations and are predominantly delivered virtually in 3 day blocks, supported by vital face to face contact from our development coaches as and when required by the learner.

      All workshop and coaching dates are provided well in advance, prior to the start of the programme, allowing plenty of time to plan ahead.

       

      Please see below our upcoming starts for Food Technologist Level 3 Apprenticeship (L3 Diploma in Food Tech)

      Oct 2023 Started
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      Testimonials

      I never knew what I wanted to do until the opportunity to join the Food Technologist Level 3 apprenticeship arose. Now I have started my diploma to be a Food Technologist, I enjoy coming to work and look forward to taking my career further in the coming years!

      Leanne Crosier - Compliance Auditor Administrator

      KARRO Food Group

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