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Food and Drink Advanced Engineer

Provide efficient, effective and high performance food and drink production processes and systems.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree)

Typical length
60 months
Current funding band
Up to £24,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Candidates will usually have achieved at least 3 A levels (or equivalent), including maths, at grades A* to C.

What apprentices will learn
  • applying various methods to design, develop and commission engineering solutions in a food and drink environment
  • aligning engineering developments with wider business considerations
  • presenting business case for investment in food and drink engineering
  • using problem solving and continuous improvement to deliver change
  • bachelor's degree in food engineering
Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to apply for professional registration as an Incorporated Engineer.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

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