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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Crops & Fresh Produce

Principles and Practices of Crop Production

Crop production is a core business for the majority of agricultural holdings world-wide and is the sole source of income for many growers. This short-course is suitable for graduates and non-...

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15 credits
Crops & Fresh Produce

Resource Capture by Crops

The Resource Capture by Crops course is aimed at individuals who wish to understand how crops function in terms of acquiring essential resources they need for growth and yield. The focus is on light...

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10 credits
Crops & Fresh Produce

Soil and Water Management

Effective soil and water management are essential in order to optimise crop yields and maintain soil functionality for sustainable, profitable UK food production. This one-day course provides a...

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Crops & Fresh Produce

Sustainable Supply Systems: Production to Processing

The Sustainable Supply Systems: Production to Processing course addresses the sustainability issues relating to crop and animal production, focusing on food supply chains with end users in the UK....

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5 credits
Crops & Fresh Produce

Interpretation and Application of Data from Drones for Crop Management

Given the projected increase in food demand, driven by both climatic factors, increased populations and land shortage, accurate information regarding crop production is becoming increasingly...

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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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