Courses

The AFTP offers a wide variety of flexible training courses, built with your career in mind. Ranging from one day workshops, online distance learning and short courses through to postgraduate programmes including PGDip, PGCert, MSc and Research Degrees; our training themes span the entire agrifood sector.

For ease and convenience we have divided our courses into five technical subject areas: Business and Transferable Skills, Crops and Fresh Produce, Environment & Sustainability, Food and Nutrition and Livestock and Forages.

You can also customise your course search further by applying a variety of different filters, including the 'Include Mixed Cohort courses' option which reveals an even wider range of AFTP courses.

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Business and Transferable Skills

Creating and Leading a Culture of Innovation

This short course is designed for senior leaders to understand how to lead projects that will have a transformative effect upon their organisation. Each project may involve the adoption of a new...

Start date: 01/01/2018
Business and Transferable Skills

Research Methods and Project Management (Reading)

The Research Methods and Project Management course will introduce you to the principles of scientific research, and methods relating to qualitative and quantitative research undertaken in relation to...

Start date: 08/01/2018
10 credits
Livestock & Forages

Livestock Nutrition and Feeding

This course will introduce you to the role of farmed livestock in agricultural systems, and the importance of feed in managing the nutritional requirements of different classes of livestock.  You...

Start date: 08/01/2018
10 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Agri-Food Value Chains

The Agri-Food Value Chains course enables participants to develop a systematic understanding and critical awareness of the Agri-Food Value Chain, its main components, and the linkages between them....

Start date: 08/01/2018
10 credits
Livestock & Forages

Pig and Poultry Environment, Health and Welfare

An understanding of the environmental requirements of animals within the management of pig and poultry systems. This is especially true for health and welfare that have implications on building and...

Start date: 05/02/2018
15 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Agrifood PGCert (Nottingham)

The PGCert Agrifood has been developed in conjunction with the agrifood industry as a highly flexible programme that can be tailored to individual training needs, to enable professionals working in...

Start date: 05/02/2018
60 credits
Food & Nutrition

Beer Flavour Development and Sensory Analysis

Beer Flavour Development and Sensory Analysis considers how flavour is perceived by the consumer and the multisensory nature of the flavour stimuli presented by beers. We then examine the development...

Start date: 05/02/2018
20 credits
Food & Nutrition

Brewhouse Processes

Brewhouse Processes is a course on the beer making process that develops knowledge of the scientific principles which underpin the processes carried out in the brewhouse. Emphasis is placed on how...

Start date: 05/02/2018
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Brewing Microbiology

The brewing microbiology course considers the occurrence, frequency, biology and detection of the microorganisms that are associated with the spoilage of the brewing process from raw materials to...

Start date: 05/02/2018
10 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Ecological Restoration

Successful ecological restoration requires an integrated understanding of the ecological parameters of a site, together with the physical, chemical, and biotic factors that may influence desired...

Start date: 05/02/2018
10 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Agrifood PGDip (Nottingham)

The PGDip Agrifood has been developed in conjunction with the agrifood industry as a highly flexible programme that can be tailored to individual training needs, to enable professionals working in...

Start date: 06/02/2018
120 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Agrifood MSc (Nottingham)

The MSc AgriFood has been developed in conjunction with the agrifood industry as a highly flexible programme that can be tailored to individual training needs, to enable professionals working in the...

Start date: 06/02/2018
180 credits

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Did you know, you can select the 'Include Mixed Cohort courses' filter option to view an even wider range of AFTP courses?

My AFTP training course has given me greater confidence day-to-day and more insight into the impact of new techniques and technologies.
Andy Russell - Fresh Produce Technologist, Bakkavor

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