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 awards including PGDip, PGCert, MSc and Research Degrees; our training areas span the entire agrifood sector.

For ease and convenience we have divided our courses into five technical subject areas: Business and Transferable Skills, Crops and Fresh Produce, Environment & Sustainability, Food and Nutrition and Livestock and Forages.

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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: 02/10/2017
15 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Evaluation of Innovation and Strategic Development of the Farm Business

This short course in the Evaluation of Innovation and Strategic Development of the Farm Business, enables participants to prepare farm business and enterprise development plans. Special attention is...

Start date: 11/12/2017
15 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Research Methods (Aberystwyth)

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: 01/01/2018
20 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

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: 01/01/2018
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 module is to impart knowledge and understanding of the topic of...

Start date: 15/01/2018
15 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: 09/04/2018
15 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Farm Business Management

This module gives participants the skills to analyse, carry out and revise farm business plans. The module will look at all aspects of farm planning from the accounts to the physical aspects that...

Start date: 16/05/2018
20 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Agriculture and Society

Truly sustainable and efficient food production requires that the three pillars of sustainable development, economy, society and culture, and environment, are considered together. This course will...

Start date: 21/05/2018
20 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Anaerobic Digestion On-Farm

This module will explore the role of anaerobic digestion (AD) as an important technology to improve the sustainability of the food production system. AD can be used to produce renewable energy, while...

Start date: 21/05/2018
20 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Bioinformatics for Industry

This course is for people wishing to find out more about 'omics' technology and data management. Attendees will be instructed in the use of the relevant databases and associated software to analyse '...

Start date: TBC
10 credits
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 module which will examine the theoretical background and rationale for the use of good...

Start date: TBC
20 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Evaluation for Farm Business Resilience

This five day short course module in Farm Business Resilience, based at Harper Adams University, Shropshire, has been tailored towards both University Graduates and also non-graduates, who hold...

Start date: TBC
15 credits
My 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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