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.

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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: 19/03/2018
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: 16/04/2018
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: 23/04/2018
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: 02/05/2018
10 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: 21/05/2018
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: 19/06/2018
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: 25/06/2018
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Diet Quality and Health

This course will introduce you to the role of diet in tackling key public health issues facing modern-day populations, including hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and obesity. In particular, you...

Start date: 24/09/2018
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

What is Lifelong Nutrition

Lifelong nutrition is the study of the diet throughout the human lifespan and the ways that different age groups can have unique dietary requirements, and possess individual health risks. In this...

Start date: 08/10/2018
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

UK Food Law - The Basics

UK Food Law - The Basics will introduce you to the UK’s laws and regulations governing the production, transport, retail, and consumption of food. Through a series of online lectures and engagement...

Start date: 29/10/2018
5 credits
Food & Nutrition

Understanding & Implementing EU Food Law

The Understanding & Implementing EU Food Law course is designed to present you a clear, accessible introduction to the food laws and regulations of the European Union. After completing this...

Start date: 14/01/2019
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Risk Analysis in the Food Chain

Risk Analysis in the Food Chain introduces you to the principles and practices of ensuring the safety of food across the entire breadth of the industry, including its importance to producers,...

Start date: 11/02/2019
10 credits

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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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