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.

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.

You can also customise your course search further by applying a variety of different filters, including the 'Include Mixed Cohort courses' option which reveals an even wider range of AFTP courses.

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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: 01/01/2018
Business and Transferable Skills

Research Methods and Project Management (Reading)

The Research Methods and Project Management course will introduce you to the principles of scientific research, and methods relating to qualitative and quantitative research undertaken in relation to...

Start date: 08/01/2018
10 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Agrifood PGCert (Nottingham)

The PGCert Agrifood has been developed in conjunction with the agrifood industry as a highly flexible programme that can be tailored to individual training needs, to enable professionals working in...

Start date: 05/02/2018
60 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Agrifood PGDip (Nottingham)

The PGDip Agrifood has been developed in conjunction with the agrifood industry as a highly flexible programme that can be tailored to individual training needs, to enable professionals working in...

Start date: 06/02/2018
120 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Agrifood MSc (Nottingham)

The MSc AgriFood has been developed in conjunction with the agrifood industry as a highly flexible programme that can be tailored to individual training needs, to enable professionals working in the...

Start date: 06/02/2018
180 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Agrifood MRes (Nottingham)

The MRes AgriFood has been developed in conjunction with the agrifood industry as a highly flexible programme that can be tailored to individual training needs, to enable professionals working in the...

Start date: 06/02/2018
180 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Professional Doctorate in Agrifood (Nottingham)

The PhD AgriFood has been developed in conjunction with the agrifood industry as a highly flexible programme that can be tailored to individual training needs, to enable professionals working in the...

Start date: 06/02/2018
360 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Professional Doctorate in Sustainable Food Quality for Health (University of Reading)

The Professional Doctorate in Sustainable Food Quality for Health (DAgriFood) programme offers industry professionals the opportunity to develop their professional roles and to implement an...

Start date: 06/02/2018
540 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: 12/02/2018
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

The Farm Business Management course 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...

Start date: 09/05/2018
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

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Did you know, you can select the 'Include Mixed Cohort courses' filter option to view an even wider range of AFTP courses?

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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