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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Food & Nutrition

Beer Flavour Development and Sensory Analysis

Beer Flavour Development and Sensory Analysis considers how flavour is perceived by the consumer and the multisensory nature of the flavour stimuli presented by beers. We then examine the development...

Start date: 05/02/2018
20 credits
Food & Nutrition

Brewhouse Processes

Brewhouse Processes is a course on the beer making process that develops knowledge of the scientific principles which underpin the processes carried out in the brewhouse. Emphasis is placed on how...

Start date: 05/02/2018
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Brewing Microbiology

The brewing microbiology course considers the occurrence, frequency, biology and detection of the microorganisms that are associated with the spoilage of the brewing process from raw materials to...

Start date: 05/02/2018
10 credits
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: 09/04/2018
5 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. Both analytical and...

Start date: 10/04/2018
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Getting your Food Product to Market

Getting your Food Product to Market: How to successfully navigate the regulatory, compliance and quality assurance journey This two day workshop programme will provide delegates with a contextual...

Start date: 16/04/2018
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: 17/04/2018
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

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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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