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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Food & Nutrition

Sensory Evaluation: An Introductory Workshop

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: 26/09/2017
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: 27/09/2017
Food & Nutrition

Raw Materials for Brewing

This pioneering short course, which forms part of the MSc programme in Brewing Science, has been developed for both graduates and individuals working in the brewing industry, providing a key pathway...

Start date: 16/10/2017
20 credits
Food & Nutrition

Modern Postharvest Technology

The Modern Post Harvest Technology five day short course focuses on the impact of modern post harvest technologies on food quality and safety. Based at Cranfield University, the course has been been...

Start date: 06/11/2017
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Packaging of Beer

The Packaging of Beer course covers the essential elements of packaging beer and other related alcoholic beverages. This includes theoretical and legal aspects of packaging together with...

Start date: 13/11/2017
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Understanding & Implementing EU Food Law

This module is designed to present you a clear, accessible introduction to the food laws and regulations of the European Union. Beginning with an overview of historical developments, you will explore...

Start date: 27/11/2017
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Milk Production, Processing and Quality

This course covers milk production and dairy products processing, covering the ‘milk chain’ from the farm through dairy product manufacture to the point of sale in the supermarket. It is intended to...

Start date: 04/12/2017
15 credits
Food & Nutrition

Research Methods and Project Management (Reading)

This module will introduce you to the principles of scientific research, and methodologies relating to qualitative and quantitative research undertaken in relation to food quality and health. Through...

Start date: 08/01/2018
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Sensory Evaluation - Statistical Methods and Interpretation

This four day intensive course takes delegates through some of the fundamental theory behind the statistical analysis of sensory data. The course is particularly relevant to developing scientists in...

Start date: 15/01/2018
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Nutrition for Specific Populations

This module will provide you with an introduction to the role of diet in today’s society, focusing on the ways that healthy eating can be shaped for specific populations. This broad category includes...

Start date: 16/01/2018
5 credits
Food & Nutrition

Management of Food Product Development

This course focuses on managing the food product development process. The concept of food product development is recognised as being vital to the economic success of food industry companies and is...

Start date: 29/01/2018
15 credits
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
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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