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.

Jump to
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
Business and Transferable Skills

Food Business Operations Management

Food processing and manufacturing businesses must operate in planned, organised and systematic ways if they are to be effective, efficient and profitable. Operations management is the function...

Start date: TBC
15 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Research and Information Skills

This short course can be used as a basis for postgraduate research or by anyone involved in a career that involves research and analysis skills. Understanding how to source and extract the key...

Start date: TBC
15 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Statistics and Experimental Design for Bioscientists

Be it in bioscience or business, if you want to use data to help guide a given enterprise, you need to understand statistics and experimental design. The Statistics and Experimental Design for...

Start date: TBC
10 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Innovation Management

This course is designed for managers to understand the factors that constrain innovative performance within organisations and shows them how to develop new practices to encourage innovation. To aid...

Start date: TBC
Business and Transferable Skills

Entrepreneurship and Creativity

This course focuses upon developing understanding of how social theory has contributed to understanding entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship is analysed from multiple disciplines (for example,...

Start date: TBC
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
Business and Transferable Skills

Evidence 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: TBC
5 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Statement 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: TBC
10 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Document 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: TBC
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

Our partners

Our funder