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

Plant Breeding

The Plant Breeding course is designed to give a comprehensive understanding of what it takes to bring a variety of plant from concept, through breeding and on to market. Featured crops include: beans...

Start date: 09/01/2019
20 credits
Livestock & Forages

Silage Science

The Silage Science course will develop your knowledge of modern forage and grain ensilage systems, giving you the skills to integrate recent research into your work. The course will examine: silage...

Start date: 09/01/2019
20 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Statistics and Field Experimental Design Training

Be it bioscience or business, if you want to use data to help guide a given enterprise, you need to understand statistics and experimental design that helps you engage with that data. The tools and...

Start date: 09/01/2019
Environment & Sustainability

Biorefining Technologies

The Biorefining Technologies course provides a detailed examination of  current and emerging technologies. You will examine the validity of mining for value added minor components whilst leaving...

Start date: 09/01/2019
20 credits
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: 14/01/2019
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Risk Analysis in the Food Chain

Risk Analysis in the Food Chain introduces you to the principles and practices of ensuring the safety of food across the entire breadth of the industry, including its importance to producers,...

Start date: 14/01/2019
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Sensory Evaluation - Statistical Methods and Interpretation

Ever wondered why you analyse your sensory data using the techniques you do, why you make particular choices in the analysis, how appropriate it is, why you interpret the data that way or do you ever...

Start date: 14/01/2019
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

EU Food Law

The Understanding & Implementing EU Food Law course is designed to present you a clear, accessible introduction to the food laws and regulations of the European Union. After completing this...

Start date: 14/01/2019
10 credits
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

Professional Doctorate Sustainable Food Quality for Health (University of Reading)

The Professional Doctorate in Sustainable Food Quality for Health (DAgriFood) programme offers industry professionals the opportunity to develop their professional roles and to implement an...

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

MSc Sustainable Food Quality for Health (University of Reading)

The MSc in Sustainable Food Quality for Health offers industry professionals the opportunity to develop their professional roles and to implement an independent programme of research within the...

Start date: 14/01/2019
180 credits
Food & Nutrition

PG Cert: Sustainable Food Quality for Health (University of Reading)

The PG Cert in Sustainable Food Quality for Health offers industry professionals the opportunity to develop their professional roles within the agrifood industry A flexible pathway of academic...

Start date: 14/01/2019
60 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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