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Food Industry Technical Professional

Ensuring the safety and quality of food and drink products.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree)

Typical length
48 months
Current funding band
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • food legislation and regulations
  • labelling requirements
  • laboratory testing methods
  • principles of food science
  • nutrition
  • supply chain management
  • how to package food safely and hygienically
  • degree in Food Science and Technology
  • apprentices must have achieved English and maths GCSE grades 9 to 4 (equivalent to A* to C) before taking their end-point assessment
Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to join the Institute of Food Science and Technology as a registered scientist after completing their apprenticeship.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
University of Lincoln 01406 493000
Teesside University
Sheffield Hallam University
Nottingham Trent University
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.