Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the food and drink sector.
This document is relevant to:
- employers wanting to recruit an apprentice
- training organisations working with employers to make the apprenticeships available
The approved standard outlines the skills, knowledge and behaviours required of the apprentice and the job they will need to be able to do by the time they have completed their apprenticeship.
This standard is ready to use.
Under our reforms, employer-designed standards will replace frameworks over the course of this parliament.
Employers involved in creating this standard
If you’d like to get involved and contribute to the development of the food industry technical professional standard, please read the guidance for trailblazers, and email the trailblazer contact: email@example.com.
The standard for a food industry technical professional was developed by:
- 2 Sisters Food Group
- Cargill Meats Europe
- Fermex International Ltd
- Greencore Food to Go
- Haribo PLC
- Nestlé UK Ltd
- Oscar Mayer Ltd
- Produce World Ltd
- Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd
- Tulip Ltd
Funding information for employers and training organisations
Funding band: 15
Funding band maximum: £27,000
Read the apprenticeship funding rules for further information.