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

Applications of Food Texture and Rheology

*/ Applications of Food Texture and Rheology will introduce you to the science, and practical effects, of attributes that influence our tactile, visual, and auditory perception of food. These...

Start date: 02/10/2017
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: 02/10/2017
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 in...

Start date: 02/10/2017
5 credits
Food & Nutrition

What is Sustainability?

Sustainability is one of the most important topics in the current agrifood sector, and has become a subject of debate for governments, major companies, and the general public. In ‘What is...

Start date: 02/10/2017
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Raw Materials for Brewing

This pioneering short course, which forms part of a 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

The Science of Baking

*/ This module will provide an in-depth introduction of the science of baking, including a detailed overview of the physical and chemical processes underling the baking process. Through three days...

Start date: 31/10/2017
Food & Nutrition

Packaging of Beer

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

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

The managers and supervisors within dairy businesses are not usually required to be expert dairy scientists or technologists, however they should have knowledge and understanding of the dairy supply...

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
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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