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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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...

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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...

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15 credits
Crops & Fresh Produce

Drones for Crop Production

Accurate information regarding crop production is becoming increasingly important. This information is needed for effective (localised) crop management decisions to increased crop production and...

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Environment & Sustainability

Environmental Econometrics

The Environmental Econometrics course combines key theoretical concepts on econometrics with hands on case studies based on environmental applications. Participants will develop knowledge and skills...

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10 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Environmental Impacts of My Food Products

There is increasing demand for data on the environmental impacts of food production, from agriculture to retail. Producers may participate in retailers’ schemes for measuring a collective “Carbon...

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Environment & Sustainability

Environmental Valuation

In the search for methods that combine economic analysis and environmental assessments to achieve the goal of sustainable development, the measurement of environmental costs and benefits is an...

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10 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Financial and Economic Appraisal for Environmental Management

This course explains the principles of Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) and participants will acquire the knowledge and skills in the application of CBA to environmental projects. Cost Benefit Analysis...

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10 credits
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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