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

Sustainable Supply Systems: Manufacturing to Retail

The Sustainable Supply Systems: Manufacturing to Retail course addresses the sustainability issues associated with manufacturing and retail across a range of food and drink sectors, continuing the...

Start date: 26/03/2019
5 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Leadership and People Management

This course develops capable and effective supervisors for the food business through the application of management theory and soft skills that the course delivers. This includes how to function as...

Start date: 01/04/2019
15 credits
Livestock & Forages

Ration Formulation and Feeding Systems

This Ration Formulation and Feeding Systems course will develop a thorough understanding of the techniques used in ruminant feed evaluation to assess nutrient requirements. Participants will be...

Start date: 01/04/2019
15 credits
Food & Nutrition

Sensory Evaluation and Sensory Techniques

The aim of the workshop is to give delegates a thorough overview of sensory evaluation for food and drink. It is aimed at those who are either new to sensory science or wish to develop or improve...

Start date: 01/04/2019
10 credits
Crops & Fresh Produce

Diagnosis and Management of Plant Pathogens

The Diagnosis and Management of Plant Pathogens course focuses on disease management. Attendees will be enabled to identify and evaluate disease and pathogens that effect plants as well as the best...

Start date: 01/04/2019
15 credits
Livestock & Forages

Poultry Health (Residential)

The Poultry Health course covers the nature, diagnosis and control of infectious diseases of poultry. It is designed for veterinary surgeons, technical staff and managers from the poultry industry....

Start date: 23/04/2019
20 credits
Food & Nutrition

Food Flavour

The Food Flavour course covers both analytical chemistry and flavourist style approaches to explore how flavours can be generated, analysed, delivered and commercially exploited. The course is ideal...

Start date: 30/04/2019
10 credits
Livestock & Forages

Agriculture MRes

The MRes Agriculture allows participants to carry out research in the workplace after completing two taught modules of their choice and developing their research proposal through the research methods...

Start date: 01/05/2019
180 credits
Food & Nutrition

International Food Law - The Basics

As a result of recent events, and changing international relationships, the key elements of international food law have taken on increased importance for government and industry alike. Through this...

Start date: 06/05/2019
5 credits
Livestock & Forages

Livestock Nutrition and Feed

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: 06/05/2019
10 credits
Livestock & Forages

Sustainable Livestock Production Systems

The Sustainable Livestock Production Systems course will explore a range of different livestock production systems and the opportunities and challenges of implementing sustainable practices. Through...

Start date: 06/05/2019
10 credits
Crops & Fresh Produce

Applied Precision Crop Production

The Applied Precision Crop Production course will examine the application of precision technologies in the crop management process and some of the associated software which allows for their...

Start date: 13/05/2019
15 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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