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

PG Cert: Sustainable Livestock Production (University of Reading)

This programme will give you an in-depth understanding of the key principles of livestock production, and fundamental concepts with respect to sustainability, preparing those working with animals for...

Start date: 14/01/2019
60 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Portfolio of Personal Learning (University of Reading)

The University of Reading, through the AFTP, offers a suite of four modules under the theme “Flexible Learning Path” intended to recognise the learning and professional application of outcomes from...

Start date: 14/01/2019
30 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Portfolio of Professional Practice of Research (University of Reading)

The portfolio of professional practice of research allows participants undertaking the Professional Doctorate and Masters programmes to take ownership of their personal, professional and academic...

Start date: 14/01/2019
20 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Agrifood Supply Chain Strategy, Operations and Management

This course addresses the theory and practices of supply chain management within the context of the food supply system. The aim of the course is to impart knowledge and understanding of the topic of...

Start date: 14/01/2019
15 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: 14/01/2019
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Diet, Food & The Nation's Health

The UK faces several pressing concerns when it comes to public health. Growing problems with obesity, hypertension and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases are just some of the conditions that have...

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

Research Methods (Bangor)

This module is compulsory for anyone intending to undertake a full MSc or who has been accepted for a research degree (Research Masters or Professional Doctorate). It runs twice a year for five...

Start date: 20/01/2019
20 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Global Food Security

This course takes a global perspective on food systems and food security, and aims to equip participants with the ability to fully understand global food systems and their role in providing food...

Start date: 21/01/2019
20 credits
Environment & Sustainability

Soil Erosion Control: Principles and Practices

The control of water pollution and sedimentation needs to be based on the correct identification of source areas of sediment, a knowledge of the processes by which water and sediment are moved over...

Start date: 21/01/2019
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

Management of Food Product Development

This course focuses on managing the food product development process. The concept of food product development is recognised as being vital to the economic success of food industry companies and is...

Start date: 28/01/2019
15 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: 04/02/2019
20 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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