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.

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Livestock & Forages

Contemporary Issues in Animal Science

This course is designed to introduce you to the latest research and contemporary practices in animal science, and the challenges and opportunities that this field faces in making livestock production...

Start date: 14/01/2019
10 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Carbon Footprinting and Life Cycle Assessment

This module is designed to provide knowledge, understanding and capacity to undertake carbon footprinting (CF) and life cycle assessment (LCA) for professionals concerned with the sustainable and...

Start date: 21/01/2019
20 credits
Food & Nutrition

Consumer Sensory Science – qualitative, quantitative and topical techniques

Have you ever wondered why your company carries out consumer testing the way it does? Are you aware of the current issues facing consumer testing? Are there newer approaches or methodologies which...

Start date: 24/06/2019
10 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Climate Change

This module will provide participants with a detailed assessment of the current state of knowledge on climate change – the science, its impacts, adaptation and mitigation, and crucially how it is...

Start date: 23/09/2019
20 credits
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: TBC
Environment & Sustainability

Catchment and Water Quality

Water of good quality is necessary for domestic, environmental, industrial, recreational and agricultural uses. For those working in water management, this course will allow you to understand the...

Start date: TBC
10 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Communication skills for one to one consultations

This course develops knowledge of communication skills for one to one client consultations is an MSc level course which will examine the theoretical background and rationale for the use of good...

Start date: TBC
20 credits
Food & Nutrition

Culinary Skills in Production

The Culinary Skills in Production course is primarily aimed at Food Technologists and Development Chefs working in the food industry who develop products for commercial sale. Its aim is to look at...

Start date: TBC
Crops & Fresh Produce

Current Research in Crop Protection

This course is aimed at individuals working to put agricultural research into practice i.e. Agronomists, Advisers, Technical Managers and Farmers. Course participants will benefit from a deeper...

Start date: TBC
15 credits

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