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

Sensory Methods for Quality Control

Our one-day workshops in Sensory Science aim to give delegates an introduction to sensory evaluation for food and drink. Sensory evaluation provides manufacturers with the ability to understand the...

Start date: 06/03/2019
Food & Nutrition

Brewery Yeast Management

This course provides an understanding of the underlying science and technology of brewers yeast and its management. It covers brewers yeast taxonomy, genomics, genetic stability, storage protocols,...

Start date: 18/03/2019
10 credits
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
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
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
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
Food & Nutrition

Advanced Sensory Science and Topical Techniques

The Advanced Sensory Science and Topical Techniques course form part of the Post Graduate Certificate in Sensory Science which is run jointly by the University of Nottingham and Campden BRI. It is...

Start date: 20/05/2019
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Understanding & Influencing Consumer Behaviour

The Understanding & Influencing Consumer Behaviour course will introduce you to the science of consumer behaviour, and the importance of this to food manufacturers and retailers. Consumer...

Start date: 20/05/2019
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Consumer Sensory Science – qualitative, quantitative and topical techniques

Have you ever wondered why your company carries out consumer testing the way it does? Are you aware of the current issues facing consumer testing? Are there newer approaches or methodologies which...

Start date: 24/06/2019
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Flavour: From Farm to Fork and Beyond

Developed and delivered in conjunction with the Flavour Centre at the University of Reading, and providing a practical approach to understanding flavour science this course is designed to introduce...

Start date: 03/12/2019
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Applied Food Mycology

The Applied Food Mycology course offers a research led introduction to fungi, yeasts, the toxins they produce and the problems they can cause in foods. This includes both spoilage and health effects...

Start date: TBC
Food & Nutrition

Culinary Skills in Production

The Culinary Skills in Production course is primarily aimed at Food Technologists and Development Chefs working in the food industry who develop products for commercial sale. Its aim is to look at...

Start date: TBC
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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