Food Industry Skills Foundation Diploma Level 1

Food Industry Skills Foundation Diploma Level 1

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Food Industry Skills Foundation Diploma Level 1

Would you like to pursue a career in the baking industry? This course will give you an introduction to the sector and provide you with opportunities to learn a wide range of skills.

You will learn about the industry production of a variety of food products from cakes to pastries and bread to pies. You will be taught about the essentials of food safety and hygiene, preparing you for further study or employment.

Duration 1 year
Study mode Full Time
Start date 04/09/2018
Campus Printworks
Course code 53259-01
Fee 16 - 18: no fee. 19+: £1,170.

What you learn

Course themes:

• Introduction to working in the food industry

• Understanding food production

• Develop skills in food production

• Food safety and hygiene

• Cake decoration

Benefits / Skills you will develop

You will develop excellent basic skills in craft baking.

How you will be assessed

Assessment is continuous throughout the period of the course, including practical tests and written questions.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

This course will be delivered at our new Printworks Campus.

Entry requirements

No formal entry qualifications are required, just a commitment to succeed. The programme is open to everyone, whether employed or not.

What's next

  • Successful students can progress onto higher level programmes such as NVQ Level 2 Craft Baking. Part-time, full-time or flexible options are available. These programmes will further increase skills and knowlege and improve career prospects.
  • Employment for those not already employed, there are good employment prospects. For those students attending the programme as part of company training and education programme, these qualifications can increase career opportunities. Local and National companies are continuously seeking qualified and trained individuals, both in full time and part time employment. Past students have been employed by Greggs, Manor Bakeries (Mr Kipling & Lyons), Fox's Biscuits, Thomas the Baker, Warburtons and Speedibake. They have also found employment in restaurant and hotel pastry departments.

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