Skip to main content

This is a new service – your feedback will help us to improve it.

Apprenticeship training course

Food and drink process operator (level 2)

Supporting food and drink manufacturing operations.

Qualification level
2
Equivalent to GCSE.
Typical duration
18 months
Apprenticeship category
Engineering and manufacturing
Maximum funding
£5,000
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Also known as
  • Food and drink process operator
  • Production line worker
Skills
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Follow food and drink production SOPs.
  • Apply product quality assurance SOPs.
  • Scan control, monitor and rotate stock.
  • Check and use tools and operate equipment and machinery.
  • Clean tools, equipment or lines.
  • Comply with food safety regulations and procedures.
  • Comply with health and safety regulations and procedures.
  • Comply with environmental and sustainability regulations and procedures. Identify and segregate resources for reuse, recycling and disposal.
  • Identify and resolve issues. Report issues.
  • Apply basic continuous improvement techniques.
  • Apply fault-finding and problem-solving techniques to common problems.
  • Collect and interpret information – text and data.
  • Record information - paper based or electronic.
  • Use information technology.
  • Follow work instructions - verbal or written.
  • Communicate with colleagues - verbal and non-verbal.

Full information on Food and drink process operator (level 2) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

Find training providers for this course

Apprenticeship location

Check if a provider can offer this training for the apprenticeship location.

Back to top View shortlist